A McDonald's manager in Braintree has been given an European award.

Gary Neilson is the manager at the Cressing Road restaurant in Braintree and has received a Ray Kroc Award for top customer service.

The former Alec Hunter and The College at Braintree student said: “I considered it a huge honour just being nominated by my franchisee, but to actually win the Ray Kroc award is a fantastic achievement."