Workplace Mentor – Andy Russell Eastbourne garage owner, Andy Russell, is a very driven man. Not only does he run two busy garages and employs ten local people to work in the business but he also finds the time to mentor vulnerable young people from the seaside town and offer them work experience. Many of these young people, aged 14-16, are classed as NEET (Not in Education or Employment) and Andy gives them the opportunity to turn their lives around by giving them the chance to see what they could do if they were given a positive break. Ever modest, Andy says he’s not doing anything out of the ordinary but we know that what he is doing is exceptional and we commend him for his dedication. He really is a star. “Sometimes all these young people need is a nudge in the right direction,” he comments, “and I am happy to give this to them. We all need a chance in life

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