Sarah wins the Outram Trophy

Published: 22 November 2022

Robyn Munt, County Chair for the Isle of Wight National Farmers Union (NFU) presented the Outram Trophy to Sarah at the awards ceremony held at the Garlic Farm on November 17.  

Sarah has been the council’s enforcement officer for animal health and welfare for ten years and works in conjunction with the Animal and Plant Health Agency which is an executive agency of Defra.

Chief executive, Wendy Perera led the congratulations: “Sarah has supported and worked hard alongside our Islands farming community to offer support, advice and guidance where needed to help achieve positive outcomes.

"Sarah's professionalism and approachability are just some of the reasons she has won this award. Well done it was very much deserved". 

Council Karen Luccioni, Cabinet member for community protection and regulatory services said: “Sarah has worked closely with the farming industry on the Island to help them enforce the required legislation to protect their businesses and reach the standards required by Defra.

"Well done for making sure our farming community not only have the support they need but also a trusted and friendly face."

Sarah added: “I am passionate about this Island and its farming community; I am immensely proud to work alongside and support these valuable local businesses.

"Our Island farming food producing businesses work incredibly hard. It's great that this award allows us to shine a light on the important work our local farming community does for the Island.

"I look forward to building on the established positive working relationships with businesses who form part of our valuable island economy".

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