Eleven members of staff who between them have clocked up 325 years of service at Bucks County Council have been recognised at an awards ceremony.
The staff members ranged from a school caretaker to a reablement worker and they were all presented with framed certificates to mark their 25 years’ service at the council at a special ceremony at Judges Lodgings in Aylesbury.
The special event was hosted by council chief executive Rachael Shimmin and chairman Netta Glover and attended by other senior council managers.
Staff who received awards from Aylesbury Vale were:
Janet Cheriton, teaching assistant at Thomas Hickman School
Alison Gallagher, pre-school administrator at Bearbrook Combined School and pre-school
Melanie Selwood, St Paul's Church of England Combined School
Tracy Thomas, assistant headteacher at Winslow C of E Combined School
Marilyn West, tutor at Harding House, Aylesbury
Other staff members from Bucks who were recognised were:
Sandra Barnes, reablement worker at Wycombe Hospital
Nicola Bertolone, teacher at Butlers Court School
Janet Fearnside, Aftercare personal advisor, High Wycombe
Rosemary Lindsay, the council's exclusions and reintegration officer
Christine Plimsaul, headteacher at Chestnut Lane School, Amersham
Nick Shreive, caretaker at Chartridge Combined School
Speaking after the event chairman Netta Glover said: “Congratulations to everyone here today.
"A quarter of a century working for the same organisation is a true milestone and a wonderful achievement so it is only fitting that it is celebrated in this way."