Employee Samantha Norris, runner up in the NECCA
category of North East Customer Champion of the Year, said: "During my time at Convergys, I have received a lot of support in enhancing my skills and exploring opportunities for development.
At the start of the presentation evening, Steve McIntosh, the club's co-founder, presented the trophies for the club's championship based on events run before the NECCA
Cyclo-Cross series events at the Hetton Circuit.
Over the 12 events of the past two years, NECCA
has seen the five lowest attendances in 15 years of competition.
Former double NECCA
Championship winner Vince Potter (Cleveland Whs) was disguising the effects of competing in the event having come straight from night-shift and was even keeping Cotton, who looked to be losing interest as well as the series, at bay.
annual meeting and date fixing for the 2005/06 season will be held after the event.
The last round of the NECCA
Series is held at Hetton Lyons Park on January 22 and must be ridden by anyone wishing to count for the overall series awards.
( Round 5 (Bishop Auckland CC): 1 Keith Murray (Scott UK) 10 laps in 52.
Cleveland Wheeler Steve Potter, meanwhile, heads the NECCA
Premier League but former leader Neil Withington will be hoping for pre-Christmas cheer as the Cumbrian rider now has ex-winner Alan Nixon (GB Fire Service) snapping at his heels.
Cleveland Wheeler Steve Potter took the overall lead in the NECCA
League with a fine ride in round four at Hetton Lyons Park on Wearside.
Noel Clough, winner of the last NECCA
event on a similar course at the venue a week ago, will be anxious to provide a local winner.
RESULTS ( NECCA
League, round three: 1 Noel Clough (BikeTraks RT) 14 miles in 51-35, 2 A Nixon (GB Fire Service CA) at 2-52, 3 S Ward (VC Azzurri) at 3-19, 4 N Withington (Andersons Racing) at 3-58, 5 J Galway (Keswick MTB) at 4.
This weekend sees the third round of the NECCA
League which has been moved to Hetton Lyons on Wearside.