SEVEN North Devon Council employees have been presented with long service awards after clocking up 175 years between them. Awards were presented to Steve Edmonds, Housing Options Officer; Alan Beer, Parks and Amenities Manager; Paul Bennett, Car Park Su

SEVEN North Devon Council employees have been presented with long service awards after clocking up 175 years between them.Awards were presented to Steve Edmonds, Housing Options Officer; Alan Beer, Parks and Amenities Manager; Paul Bennett, Car Park Supervisor; John Patrinos, Policy Manager; David Jefferies, loader/sweeper for Works and Recycling; Caroline McEvansonya, Insurance Officer; and Ken Lacey also from Works and Recycling, who have all been at the council for 25 years. Mike Mansell, Executive Director at North Devon Council, said: "It was a privilege to be able to recognise these dedicated individuals who have spent so much of their working lives in the public service.