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Farewell after 50 years for Alresford shopworker
AN Alresford shop worker is hanging up his apron after 50 years’ service.
Barry West, 65, has left Alresford Co-op branch on West Street after working for the business in the town since the 1960s.
The Co-op organised a party at the town’s Swan Hotel as a token of appreciation.
Stuart Heaton, Co-op area operations manager, said: “We are very proud to have had Barry, not only the Co-op but also Alresford the town.
“His loyalty and commitment to the store and the town has been fantastic and very rare these days,” added Mr Heaton.
This story is also in the Hampshire Chronicle , out tomorrow.