Greggs manager hangs up her apron after almost 30 years at Beccles store

Jane Norris, manager of Greggs in Beccles, has retired after 30 years working at the bakery.
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Jane Norris, manager of Greggs in Beccles, has retired after 30 years working at the bakery. Picture: Nick Butcher. - Credit: Nick Butcher

After joining as a Saturday girl almost 30 years ago, Jane Norris has decided to hang up her apron for the final time.

Jane Norris, manager of Greggs in Beccles, has retired after 30 years working at the bakery.
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Jane Norris, manager of Greggs in Beccles, has retired after 30 years working at the bakery. She is pictured with colleagues from the store. Picture: Nick Butcher. - Credit: Nick Butcher

Mrs Norris retired from her role as manager of the Beccles Greggs store on Friday, October 20, having completed 29 years, seven months and three days with the company.

She was originally hired for a four-week period to cover people who were off suffering with the flu, and over the years progressed up to senior sales, assistant manager and then store manager, a role she has carried out since 2001.

She said: 'I love the customers and the staff and it is a good company to work for.

Jane Norris, manager of Greggs in Beccles, has retired after 30 years working at the bakery.
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Jane Norris, manager of Greggs in Beccles, has retired after 30 years working at the bakery. Picture: Nick Butcher. - Credit: Nick Butcher

'I've got loads of regulars who have grown old with me.'


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Mrs Norris will be celebrating her 60th birthday in December, and is looking forward to spending more time at home looking after her two-year-old grandson.

'I will miss the staff, we've always had a really good team, and I will miss the rapport with the customers,' she said.

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'It has been a privilege to work here.'

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