Charities to cold call in Rye and Battle area this April

REPRESENTATIVES from charities will be going door to door throughout this month to raise funds for British Red Cross and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

The areas that will be visited include BattleTown, Ninfield, Crowhurst, Sedlescombe, Whatlington, Burwash, Hurst Green, Ticehurst, Flimwell, Robertsbridge, Staplecross, Mountfield, Dallington and Bodiam.

In the Rye area they will call at RyeTown, Camber, Iden, Playden, Icklesham, WinchelseaBeach, Fairlight and Westfield.

Your local PCSO will let the company know if you have a ‘no cold calling’ area.

If one of the representatives calls at your door please ensure you ask for their ID. If you are unsure of their identity you are perfectly within your rights to contact the APPCO Group support phone line on 0800 031 9811 between 9am and 9pm on Monday to Friday or 9am to 5.30pm on Saturdays.

If you are not happy with the representative’s conduct please report them to the above number as well as East Sussex County Council’s Trading Standards Department on 0345 60 80 197. If you suspect a bogus caller call the police immediately on 101.