Jean retires from Otter Garden Centre after 25 years of service

PUBLISHED: 09:12 21 February 2018

Jean Carter retires from Otter Nurseries after twenty five years. Ref sho 07-18TI 7750. Picture: Terry Ife

Jean Carter retires from Otter Nurseries after twenty five years. Ref sho 07-18TI 7750. Picture: Terry Ife

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A familiar face to customers at Otter Garden Centre has closed her till for the last time after 25 years of service.

Jean Carter received a send off to remember from colleagues as she retired from the restaurant team at the company’s annual Otter social last month.

Jean, 78, joined the company in 1992 after being made redundant from Express Dairy in Honiton.

The Luppitt resident said a lot has changed over her time at the centre, including the increase in size at the restaurant both in terms of staff and customer numbers.

She added: “You get to know so many people, that’s what I miss about it, having the chats with people who you get to know.

“At the moment I am funding plenty to do, doing housework and then I hope to get out in the summer.”

To mark her retirement she was presented with a bouquet and gift vouchers.

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