SEVERAL Keighley bus workers were among the finalists at a glittering awards ceremony.

Transdev staged its Amazing Awards, celebrating the achievements of staff.

More than 130 nominees and their partners attended the presentation evening, at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford.

Other guests included senior representatives of North Yorkshire County Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and several Transdev suppliers.

The event was co-hosted by comedian and broadcaster Paul Sinha and TV and radio presenter Dianne Oxberry.

Winners of the seven awards were nominated by their colleagues and selected from shortlisted candidates.

Keighley finalists were transport manager Phil Jolly, in the Lifetime Star category; driver Mick Emsley, who was nominated for the Green Road Champion Award for eco driving; Emily Clarke and Michelle Ellart, both in the Hero of the Year category, and David Ellison, for Driver of the Year.

Alex Hornby, Transdev's chief executive officer in Yorkshire and Lancashire, said: "At the heart of our company we believe in three things – employing people who are happy to work with us, serving people who are proud to be our customers, and creating a business which is innovative and successful.

"Our core values, passion, partnership, performance and commitment shine through in every one of our Amazing Awards winners.

"We're proud to celebrate everything that's good about the people who deliver the highest standard of service for our customers every day."