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2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award aims to recognise any individual in hospitality business who has dedicated themselves to the growth and success of hospitality industry.

The winner of this award will have made and outstanding contribution in their sector and have been a model of excellence throughout their career.

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The 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Sponsor: River Ridge Recycling

RiverRidge Recycling has seen tremendous change over the past 10 years. Initially purely a landfill business, recent investment has seen the company develop into a state of the art waste recycling operation.

Its values are:

To treat the environment in which we live and operate and the business in a sensitive and environmentally sustainable manner.

To look upon the community in and around the business as genuine stakeholders and therefore, to be conscious of their concerns and needs.

To constantly strive towards zero landfill and the most efficient and sustainable use of waste, and

To provide customers with a superior level of service and value when providing waste management solutions


The winner of the LCN Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017 was hotelier John Williamson MBE, pictured here celebrating the title with wife, Sally and other members of the family circle.


John accepts his Lifetime Achievement Award from awards organiser, Bill Penton. Included is Brett Ross of category sponsor, RiverRidge Recycling (left) and Jim Creaney from LCN overall awards sponsor, Linencare.