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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

New Chief Operating Officer appointed

EAST Sussex County Council is set to welcome Ros Parker as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Following a unanimous decision by a cross-party Members’ Panel, Ros will join the council in April to lead the authority’s Business Services Department comprising finance, HR & Organisational Development, IT & digital, property, procurement and internal audit.

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