Published: December 30, 2019 | Updated: December 30, 2019

Vote now and make your favourite person – or business – an award-winning BHStar for 2020

The BHStars trophies ready to be presented. Picture: ROUTEpr.
By Andrew Diprose, editor

Public voting is now underway in five categories of the BHStar Awards 2020.

The awards, which are held in association with Hoburne Holidays, celebrate the hard work, determination and dedication by individuals and businesses in creating the BH area as an award-winning destination.

You have from now until midnight on Wednesday January 8 to vote for:

  • Favourite shop
  • Shopping destination
  • Sunday Roast
  • Rising Star
  • Mix Master

Votes can be cast by visiting the official BHStar Awards website:

Judging is now taking place for all the other categories, including official visits and secret shopping.

The semi-finals will be held at Hoburne Park, Christchurch, on Thursday January 16.

All entrants will be invited to join the sponsors for an evening of presentations and celebrations.

Winners of the 2019 BHStars Awards.

The final winners of the award categories will be announced at a glamorous black-tie Gala Awards ceremony dinner on Sunday March 29 at the Lighthouse, Poole.

Simon Phillips, Hoburne’s Director of Operations, said: “The BHStar Awards showcase the fantastic businesses in the local area, which all help to create this award-winning destination.

“Each business or individual who has entered deserves recognition for their hard work and dedication to the region.”

The BHStar Awards are sponsored by Hoburne Holidays, A-One Insurance Group, Amica, Bournemouth Daily Echo, CityFibre, County Foods, Country Fare, Goode Choice Catering, Meridian Air Conditioning, Meridian Lifts, morebus, PRC Streamline Taxis, Templar Wines,  Wave 105 and Warner’s Gin.

For more information about the BHStar Awards, and to purchase tickets for the Gala Awards ceremony, visit