AN EMPLOYEE at Hovertravel has picked up an award for outstanding customer service.

Handling agent Joshua Sheekey received the Star Award for customer service, in Havant and South Downs College’s Apprenticeship Star Awards 2020.

The young agent collected his accolade at an award ceremony conceived to acknowledge the brightest apprenticeship talent.

Loretta Lale, head of commercial at Hovertravel, said: “We fully support any awards which recognise the achievements of apprentices, and the Star Awards are a perfect opportunity to celebrate apprentices across the region.

"Josh is bright, cheerful and friendly, he truly embodies our value of amiability and takes time to engage with our customers.

"We are delighted to see him awarded this accolade and are proud to have him on our team at Ryde.”