Staff who have worked more than a combined 230 years for Buckinghamshire County Council have been recognised at an awards ceremony in Aylesbury.
Eight long-serving staff, celebrating 25 years each and one, who has served for 30 years, were presented with commemorative certificates.
They were honoured at a lunchtime buffet in Judges’ Lodgings yesterday, at which 66 other staff members were congratulated on achievements throughout the past year.
Council chairman Carl Etholen said: “Our officers work hard, often beyond the call of duty, to make Buckinghamshire a council people can be proud of, and one that serves the people of the county well.”
Long servers included Hilary Dennington-Holdrick, maths teacher at Beaconsfield High School (30 years); 25-year servers Margaret Corden, children and families worker at High Wycombe and Aylesbury; Philip Griffin, ICT analyst at Aylesbury; Jane Parker accountant at Aylesbury; Jacqueline Peters, senior claims handler at Aylesbury; Sheila Skinner, tutor with adult learning at Aylesbury; Janet Spicer, special language support assistant at Elmtree Infant School, Chesham; Heather Stuchbury, lunchtime supervisor at Waddesdon Primary School; Christine Wood, learning support assistant at Downley School.