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Success for summer apprenticeship roadshows

HUNDREDS of people looking to get into the world of work explored the opportunities available to them at two successful summer Apprenticeship Roadshows.

More than 60 training providers and employers from a range of industries across the county were on hand to give advice and information at the events organised by the Sussex Council of Training Providers, in partnership with East Sussex County Council.

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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