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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

Eastbourne job fair opens doors

MORE than 200 people found out about the careers on offer at a job fair aimed at people who are furthest from the workplace.

The Opening Doors Job Fair, open to everyone but geared towards homeless people, ex-offenders, refugees and veterans, was part of wider efforts to support those who can struggle to find work.

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