A HAMPSHIRE business is celebrating after winning a national award.

The Eastleigh & Winchester branch of Bluebird Care won the Business of the Year prize at the company’s 2013 awards.

It has been open for two years and specialises in providing in-home care, providing more than 52,000 visits to help 325 customers remain independent.

The business is run by husband and wife Norman and Claire Murphy and employs 70 people.

Mr Murphy said: “We were thrilled to be named the Bluebird Care Business of the Year 2013. Bluebird Care demands the highest quality standards in its level of home care delivery so it’s great to know that we really are delivering the best home care for the people of Alton, Alresford, Winchester, Chandler’s Ford & Eastleigh and Hedge End.”