NOW it’s up to you! Cast your vote and help decide which barber shop is crowned the best.
The News’ Barber Shop of the Year competition received scores of nominations from our readers when it was launched last month.
Now we’ve published the short list of 22 barber shops in Portsmouth and surrounding areas.
And it’s your choice as to who takes the crown.
This is your chance to give your favourite barber shop the recognition it deserves.
Barber shops are a special part of the community and inspire loyalty in their customers. Whatever it is that makes your barber shop stand out from the crowd, here is your chance to say thanks.
All you have to do is pick your favourite barber shop from the list and vote by text or by using the form printed in The News today.
Voting closes at midnight on Thursday, April 3 and the winner will be announced in the The News soon after.
Code Barber Shop
101 A 1 Hairdressing Shop, 216 Fratton Road, Portsmouth
102 Club Class, 13 North Cross street, Gosport
103 Cosham Independent Barbers, 84 High Street, Cosham
104 Danny’s Barbers, Green Lane, Clanfield
105 Darren’s the Barber Shop, 9 Rowner Road, Gosport
106 Dil’s Barber, 109 Fratton Road, Fratton
107 Frankies Barbers, Forton Road, Gosport
108 Gino’s Portchester, 95 West Sreet, Portchester
109 Head Hairdressing for Men, 53 Albert Road, Southsea
110 Hill Head Hair & Beauty Barbers, 56 Crofton Lane, Hill Head
111 Ian Henry, 17 Spur Road, Cosham
112 Just Gents, 41 Fairfield Avenue, Fareham
113 L.A. barbers, 74 London Road, Widley
114 Lee Barbers, 164 Portsmouth Road, Lee-on-the-Solent
115 My Generation, South Street, Gosport
116 No 1 Barber Shop, 357 Forton Road, Gosport
117 Razors Edge, The Old Travel Centre, Station Street, Portsmouth
118 Scotts Barbers, Copnor Road, Portsmouth
119 The Barbershop, 418 Havant Road, Farlington
120 The Village Barbers, 29 Elm Grove, Hayling Island
121 Tony’s Barber’s, 6 Gladys Avenue, North End
122 Village Barber Shop, 6c Church Road, Gosport
VOTE BY TEXT:
You can vote by text message. Send a text message starting with pen barber followed by the Voting Code of the Barber Shop you are voting for plus your name, house number (or house name) and postcode to 61500. The total message must not exceed 155 characters. All text messages cost £1 plus standard network charge. The closing date for votes is midnight on April 3, 2014. Messages received after the closing date will not be counted but may still be charged.
Example of message: pen barber 111 john smith 1 ab1 23cd
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