A HAIR salon group has won a top industry award with one of its stylists also being named the best.

Haringtons salon group, which runs eights salns including one in Winchester and one in Southampton, won Marketing Campaign of the Year at HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards. The salon beat finalists from all over the UK.

The event was held on Monday, July 4 at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge.

Nikki Neale from Haringtons said: "This is amazing. It’s our second time winning which shows that the group works consistently hard. This year, we wanted to show how we have progressed from last year’s win – we wanted to prove that you have to take stepping stones in marketing."

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Jayne Lewis-Orr, executive director of HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards said: "A strong marketing strategy can help a salon get noticed, reaching new clients and driving sales. Haringtons has once again demonstrated an excellent understanding of the market, an innovative and considered campaign and excellent results. This is a remarkable achievement and one they should be very proud of."

Barry Maddocks from Haringtons in Winchester was also named Salon Stylist of the Year.

Barry was recognised for his all-round expertise, from creative and technical excellence to exceptional client care and a clear passion for his craft.

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