Businesses in Bideford have been celebrating their successes with the annual BOB Awards.

The awards have been dished out in categories ranging from best new business and best fresh produce to best hairdresser, gift shop and even the best cuppa.

Winners were decided by a public vote, with the awards handed out on Saturday by Bideford mayor Doug Bushby.

The overall star prize, for the best business in EX39, was handed to Josie’s Interiors in Cooper Street.

The winners were announced as One Bideford launched its campaign this week encouraging people to shop local this Christmas.

The full BOB Award winners are listed below:

Best Customer Service

1. Blanchards (Mill St, Bideford)

2. Walter Henry Book shop (High Street, Bideford)

3. The Mill Street Makery (Mill Street, Bideford)

Best Community Spirit

1. Co-op (Mill Street, Bideford)

2. Integr8 (Old School Rooms, Bridge Street, Bideford)

3. Nature’s Nutrition (Mill Street, Bideford)

Best Independent Business

1. Velvet & Vanilla (Cooper Street, Bideford)

2. Latte & Lunch (The Quay, Bideford)

3. Harts (Allhalland Street, Bideford)

Best Gift Shop

1. Josie’s Interiors (Cooper Street, Bideford)

2. La Maison (Mill Street, Bideford)

3. Sunshine & Snow (Mill Street, Bideford)

Best Hairdresser/Beauty Therapist

1. Kudos (Mill Street, Bideford)

2. Colorseum (Mill Street, Bideford)

3. Tony’s (Mill Street, Bideford)

Best New Business (Under 12 months)

1. Quay 22 (The Quay, Bideford)

2. Treatment & Therapy Rooms (Mill Street, Bideford)

3. Bideford Travel (Mill Street, Bideford)

Most Environmentally Aware

1. Nature’s Nutrition (Mill Street, Bideford)

2. Cleverdons (Mill Street, Bideford)

3. Book Relief (Mill Street, Bideford)

Consistently Good Window Displays

1. La Maison (Mill Street, Bideford)

2. Garlands (Allhalland Street, Bideford)

3. Chocolate (Mill Street, Bideford)

Best Fresh Produce

1. Hiron & Son Artisan Butchers (Mill Street, Bideford)

2. Patts (Mill Street, Bideford)

3. Country Cottage Bakery (Mill Street, Bideford)

Best cuppa in EX39

1. Latte & Lunch (The Quay, Bideford)

2. The Chocolate Teapot (Mill Street, Bideford)

3. The Secret Garden (Mill Street, Bideford)

Best Restaurant

1. Belluno (Silver Street, Bideford)

2. Number Eight (Allhalland Street, Bideford)

3. Mariners (Cooper Street, Bideford)

Most Helpful

1. Brandon Rockey (of Quay 22 cafe, The Quay, Bideford)

2. David Burgess (of Raphael, Mill Street, Bideford)

3. Bargain Brands Food Outlet (Allhalland Street, Bideford)

Best Tradesman

1. Fix It (Lower Gunstone, Bideford)

2. Phatdog Events (Clovelly Rd Ind Est, Bideford)

3. Millman Guitars (Buttgarden Street, Bideford)

Best Pub/Nightclub

1. Palladium (Lower Gunstone, Bideford)

2. Crabby Dicks (Cooper Street, Bideford)

3. Appledore Inn (Chingswell Street, Bideford)

Best Cream Tea

1. Tea On The Green (Golf Links Road, Westward Ho!)

2. Velvet & Vanilla (Cooper Street, Bideford)

3. The Chocolate Teapot (Mill Street, Bideford)

Best Breakfast

1. The Secret Garden (Mill Street, Bideford)

2. Rockpool Cafe (Golf Links road, Westward Ho!)

3. Cleverdons (Mill Street, Bideford)

Best Service Business

1. 666 Taxis (Queen Street, Bideford)

2. Roberts & Clarke Tattoos (Allhalland Street, Bideford)

3. Complete Computers (Old Town, Bideford)

Best Cafe

1. The Chocolate Teapot (Mill Street, Bideford)

2. The Secret Garden (Mill Street, Bideford)

3. Latte & Lunch (The Quay, Bideford)

Best of The Rest

1. Co-op (Mill Street, Bideford)

2. Regency Estate Agents (The Quay, Bideford)

3. Santander (the Quay, Bideford)

Star Prize - Best Business in EX39

1. Josie’s Interiors (Cooper Street, Bideford)