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Sussex wine growers celebrate protected status

SUSSEX wine growers have joined with East Sussex County Council to celebrate after the county’s wine gained Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status.

The PDO designation was granted by the Government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and means that Sussex wine has the same legal status as produce such as Scotch whisky, Welsh lamb, Cornish clotted cream and Jersey Royal potatoes. Continue reading

Overnight closures for Eastbourne roundabout repairs

East Sussex Highways logoA SERIES of overnight road closures will be in place in Eastbourne in July while safety improvement work is carried out on four major roundabouts.

From Monday, July 4 for four nights, Lottbridge Drove Roundabout will be closed to traffic while road surface work is carried out.  On Friday, July 8, Seaside Roundabout will be closed while work is carried out. Continue reading