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Published On: Fri, Dec 1st, 2017 at 8:30am

Lothian People Awards 2017

Fifteen Lothian employees were recognised in the 2017 Lothian People Awards for their exceptional contribution to the company.

 The annual ceremony was set up by the company to celebrate all of its employees who go above and beyond for the business.

This year’s ceremony took place on Thursday 24 November at the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel.

Duty Allocation Manager, Margaret McDowall took home the award for Lothian ‘Top Employee’, while Mark Steven scooped the coveted Lothian ‘Top Driver’ award.

Suzanne Hildersley, who recently celebrated twenty years’ service took home the ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ award and Connor Lawrie’s development as an Apprentice Mechanic was recognised in the ‘Top Young Apprentice’ category.

The ‘Lothian People’s Champion’ award in association with the Edinburgh Evening News was presented to Raul Campos-Folgado, whose love for the city and his job as a driver at Lothian’s Central Garage has made him incredibly popular with colleagues and customers alike and a great ambassador for the leading transport operator.

Other winners included:

  • Tammie Carey – Top Employee, Edinburgh Bus Tours
  • Jake Sheridan – Top Employee, East Coast Buses
  • Gary Muir – Top Frontline Employee
  • Brian Fraser – Top Driver, Edinburgh Bus Tours
  • Paul Martin – Top Driver, East Coast Buses
  • Gordon Mackay – Outstanding Manager
  • Steven Tait – Safety Champion
  • Jonathan Robertson – Top Technician
  • Conan Turnbull – Top Mature Apprentice
  • Colin Barclay – Unsung Hero
  • Seafield garage – Top Team
  • Longstone garage – Top Garage

Richard Hall, Managing Director from Lothian said: “Our Lothian People awards allow us the opportunity to recognise the exceptional individuals across our business who go above and beyond, both out on the frontline and behind the scenes, to deliver an exceptional service for the hundreds of thousands of customers who travel with us each and every day. A huge well done to all our winners and nominees.”


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