Northumberland apprentice Julie Mills has become an Apprentice of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2019. Speaking after receiving her award, Julie said: “I feel as if I am dreaming. I never thought I could achieve anything like this. Being an apprentice has changed my life but to be crowned the national winner is just amazing. ”Julie is employed by Northumberland Community Bank and has been taking an apprenticeship in customer services with Northumberland County Council’s learning and skills service.