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Richard is a bright spark
2:00pm Thursday 21st March 2013 in Business
A young electrician has been named Britain’s best building services apprentice.
Richard Groves, 24, of Wootton, who works for electrical contractor Lowe & Oliver, was named the winner of the JTL National Apprenticeship Award.
Mr Groves was presented with his award and a cheque for £1,500.
He said: “I spent a demanding four years training as an electrician but I enjoyed every minute of it and can’t imagine doing anything else.”
Denis Hird, chief executive of training firm JTL, said: “We work with more than 6,500 very talented young people nationwide, so to be named Apprentice of the Year is a real achievement and Richard has done brilliantly to win it.”