What’s bin going on here?

Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123023001
Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123023001

Local residents have been left curious and confused after ten bins decorated to look like minions appeared on the streets over the weekend.

They have added colour and character to roads in Peacehaven and Newhaven, and even a pond in Rottingdean, but people in the towns have been left guessing as to who is responsible for the modifications and the reasons behind it.

Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123153001

Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123153001

The bins, which have been numbered one to ten, are dotted around the area, with one in Newhaven, one in Rottingdean, one on St Dunstan’s roundabout and seven in Peacehaven.

Daniel Moon, who took the photographs, said: “We think they appeared overnight on Sunday, as one of the shop owners said they found it outside on Monday morning.

“We have no idea who is responsible or why they’ve done it, but it’s quite amusing. People have been going around trying to find all ten.

“I thought it might be something to promote the upcoming TyeFest, as they have a minion appearing there, but Mayor Wayne Botting has denied it, and there are no minion bins in Telscombe or Saltdean.

Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123131001

Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123131001

“It’s a complete mystery.”

Peacehaven Town Council are also oblivious as to who was responsible but said it “admires their creativity” and the ‘binions’, as they have been named, have brought a smile to the faces of local residents.

In Peacehaven, the ‘binions’ can be found outside and opposite Natwest, Capel Avenue, outside the Sussex Coaster, by the bus stop opposite Downland Avenue, Ashington Gardens and outside the Annex Stores.

In Newhaven, it is by the bus stop outside Kwik Fit, on Brighton Road, and the other two are in Rottingdean Pond and St Dunstan’s roundabout.

Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123142001

Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123142001

Do you know who was responsible? Contact the Sussex Express on 01323 414484 or at sussex.express@jpress.co.uk.

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Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123119001

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Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123034001

Minion bin. Photo by Daniel Moon. SUS-150109-123034001