Town’s finest cabbie

Eve Russell from Geordie Cabs in Gainsborough has been awarded the accolade of Taxi Driver of the Year
Eve Russell from Geordie Cabs in Gainsborough has been awarded the accolade of Taxi Driver of the Year

A TOP taxi driver is celebrating after winning an award in recognition of all of her hard work.

Eve Russell from Geordie Cabs in Gainsborough has been awarded the accolade of Taxi Driver of the Year by Lincolnshire County Council in conjunction with the Max respect scheme within the transport services group.

Eve does a lot of contract work with young people for the county council and, it was those youngsters that nominated her.

Eve said she was surprised and delighted to be recognised for her efforts.

“Words can’t even begin to describe how pleased, honoured and proud I am to recieve this award,” she said.

“It recognises the dedication and commitment that I provide to the individual people that I serve through transport services on a daily basis. This is a valuable service and i enjoy my job immensely.”

She added: “I would like to thank the people who nominated me, for appreciating the service that is provided and for making me the proud recipicant of this award – thank you.”