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Ray Roberts Choose Cumbria 2016

Ray reminisces on a career spanning four decades at Kimberly-Clark

Published on: Tuesday 31st May 2016
Categorised under: Work , Barrow, Cumbria, Kimberly Clark

Ray Roberts, 64, has just retired from Kimberly-Clark after working for the company for almost 45 years

Ray started work at Kimberly-Clark in September 1971, and is the longest-serving employee at the Barrow site. After a career spanning four decades, Ray is still glad that he chose the company and Cumbria.

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Ray lives with wife June, who has worked for University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust [a partner of Choose Cumbria] for over 30 years, and has never contemplated leaving Cumbria.

“Cumbria is a lovely area compared to a lot of places,” he said. “People are so friendly here and house prices are more affordable.

“It’s handy to get to work as well - it must be a nightmare to travel so far every day in bigger cities.

“I wouldn’t ever move away from Cumbria. I’d miss it too much.”

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