Brighton refuse strike sees mounds of rubbish pile high.

RATS are feasting on heaps of rotting rubbish piled high in the streets of affluent Brighton as bin men strike.

Shock pictures show residents walking a grim path through overflowing bins piled 10 feet high as unions warn the misery could continue for another five WEEKS.

The strike is only into its seventh day - raising fears the city could become a hygiene danger before the situation is resolved.

Union reps from GMB recently stormed out of a meeting with the Green-led council after turning down its latest pay offer.

They left the talks before officers had finished setting out their proposal, Brighton and Hove News reports.

Bin men working for firm Cityclean had planned to return to work to clear the streets before striking again between October 21 and November 3.

However, they now say they won't be returning until the middle of next month.

Refuse truck drivers voted to strike last month over changes to duties and bin rounds.

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