retirement

Lynne leaves

Back in 2000, Lynne Grove laughed as a recruitment agency told her about a secretarial position at Dudley Zoo – little did she think back then she’d today be retiring from the role she loved 20 years later! Starting work as Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive, Lynne headed the zoo’s reception team before becoming Continue reading Lynne leaves

Dave's farewell

They say never work with children or animals… it’s sound advice, which fortunately for us Dr David Beeston ignored!   After four decades, David, who’s one of our longest serving members of staff, retired from his lifelong career yesterday – unfortunately due to covid-19 without any fanfare, but we’re sure there’s a party on the Continue reading Dave’s farewell

Farewell, Pat!

We’re bidding farewell today to receptionist, Pat Pemberton, who’s retiring from DZG after 16 years. If you’ve called DZG to book an animal experience, party, event, adoption, school visit or to simply make an enquiry over the last decade than you’ve probably spoken to Pat! And after so many years manning the zoo’s main phone Continue reading Farewell, Pat!