Ian flies the flag for Dingles

AN Attleborough man has won a national award for Toyota service staff.And Ian Elvin followed this success up by clinching second place in a similar European competiton.

AN Attleborough man has won a national award for Toyota service staff.

And Ian Elvin followed this success up by clinching second place in a similar European competiton.

Ian, who has worked for Dingles Toyota in Attleborough for 11 years, was crowned 2008 service advisor of the year after beating 350 other Toyota employees in a qualifying round and claiming top spot at Toyota's training Academy in Nottingham.

As the winner of that competition, he was invited to take part in the European Skills Grand Prix final in Brussels last week. 24 people from across Europe took part and Ian was the only representative from the UK, eventually coming away with second place - the first time anyone from the UK has come away from the final with a medal in four years.


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His managing director, John Dingle, said: “I am justifiably proud of Ian's success. It is an embodiment of the overall delivery standards that Dingles strive to achieve for every customer transaction”.

Ian has worked at Dingles in Attleborough for the past 11 years, starting as a parts apprentice. He attended Old Buckenham High School and lives in Attleborough.

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As part of his prize for winning the UK title Ian will visit Japan and take part in the Global Champions Assembly next year.

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