A bingo club manager has won his own full house in his company awards.
The operations manager of the Mecca Bingo Club in London Road, Bedford has been named Operations Manager of the Year for the Northern Home Counties at the company’s annual awards ceremony.
Richard Astill took home the top honours after a fantastic performance throughout the year.
Mark Jones, managing director of Mecca Bingo, said: “The Operations Manager of the Year award is for the ops manager who has consistently gone above and beyond the call of duty in their everyday working lives.
“From helping the general manager to increase sales, to mucking in with the team, to ensuring the customers have a great night in the clubs, Richard has done it all and with a smile on his face.
“He is also the club’s charity champion and environmental champion.”
Richard said: “It’s a great honour to have been recognised by my colleagues in this way.
“I would like to say a big thank you to all the other team members at Mecca Bedford.
“They make my job a lot easier because of their hard work and dedication.”
He added: “It also helps that we have such fantastic club customers in Bedford.
“Friendly, fun and always up for a laugh, they make coming in to work every day a pleasure.”