Bus mechanic’s national award

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bus mechanic Izet Azeni has been crowned Apprentice of the Year at a national awards ceremony.

The 19-year-old, who works at Stagecoach’s depot in Chesterfield, picked up the title at the company’s Apprentice of the Year Awards ceremony.

He is a third year apprentice mechanic at the Stonegravels depot, on Sheffield Road.

Izet was also voted top student and presented with a ratchet set.

After winning the national Apprentice of the Year title, Stagecoach will now match his £500 prize.

Izet, from Matlock, said: “I’m really happy to have won the award. It was a tough process, going through all the different assessments.”