PALM oil has been washed up on Eastbourne beach, leading to a warning from the borough council.

It says: “We’ve had reports of palm oil washing up on Eastbourne beach.

Our Environment First team have been out clearing up any they find but please keep dogs on their lead if walking them on the beach.

Palm oil has a white waxy appearance and is harmful to dogs if eaten.

You can report this and other environmental issues via our Report It app and please remember to include the number of the nearest groyne if reporting an issue on the beach:…/report-it/