Prestigious prize for MD

THE MANAGING director of a Long Eaton bodyshop has scooped a top industry award.

Carl Flint of family firm GB Flint Coachworks picked up the ABP Club 2010 Industry Knight award at a ceremony at a Leicestershire hotel.

He said: “I can truly say that I am both astounded and overjoyed to be presented with this special award.”

The award is given out for going ‘above and beyond’ the call of duty in the industry.

Carl has been part of a scheme which ensures that the technicians repairing cars are fully trained and qualified.