A car dealership manager has been handed a top accolade at an annual awards ceremony.

Mark Starling, who works for Vauxhall in Chester, was awarded General Manager of the Year at the Lookers’ Guild of Excellence Awards in Manchester.

The awards, sponsored by DPP Communications Group, celebrate the achievements of all employees across the UK, formally acknowledging the contribution of individuals  within different roles and in varying departments who have made an exceptional  contribution in the past year.

Held at the Lowry Hotel, the event saw staff coming together to celebrate their commitment and contribution to the company.

Lookers chief executive Andy Bruce said: “Congratulations go to all the winners this  year. As a company which is fully committed to our customers and their needs, we  recognise that all those who work for us and with us are vital to the company’s overall  success.”