72-year-old scoops national prize

Val Taylor, of Crosspool Service Station in Sheffield, who is 72 years young has been announced as Jet's Sales Assistant of the Year
Val Taylor, of Crosspool Service Station in Sheffield, who is 72 years young has been announced as Jet's Sales Assistant of the Year
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SHEFFIELD pensioner Val Taylor is celebrating – after being named sales assistant of the year at a national filling station chain.

The 72-year-old has been honoured by Jet.

And Val, who works at Crosspool service station, Manchester Road, said: “It’s rewarding to be recognised after working in the forecourt industry for nearly 20 years so I am very grateful to Jet.

“The customer always comes first in my job and being friendly and polite costs nothing.”

Nominees were put forward by their dealers and regional managers.

Stella Lucas, service station manager, said: “Val is an absolute pleasure to work with.”