Our Star of the Month winners!

Winners of Star of the Month

Find out a bit more about who won this award for each month and why!

January 2023 - Hayley Osborne

Bluestar manager presenting a certificate to a driver

Hayley won this award for going above and beyond. She stopped on the motorway to assist a broken down bus carrying college passengers. She took 28 students on her bus and offered to come back for the rest once she had dropped the others off.

February 2023 - James Headland

Bluestar manager presenting a certificate to a staff member

James received this award for continually showing acts of kindness towards others whether that is customers or colleagues. On this occasion, he supported a colleague through a tough time and checked up on her each day whilst a loved one was in hospital. He even bought her flowers to cheer her up. This is just one example of his kindness - he was nominated more than once this month for different things.

March 2023 - Daniel Vaughan

Bluestar manager presenting a certificate to a driver

Daniel received this award for going above and beyond. He went out of his way to help a customer after they fell over getting off of the bus. He then made sure that they arrived home safely.

April 2023 - Mark Cottrell

Unilink driver with a certificate in front of a bus

Mark won this award for consistently providing exceptional customer service. He had several nominations over the stretch of a few months and we couldn't let his hard work go unrecognised!

May 2023 - Norbert Wozniak

Unilink driver with a star of the month certificate

Norbert received this award for performing life saving CPR on a passenger after they had a heart attack on his bus. He is a true hero!

June 2023 - Kyle Harfield

Bluestar manager presenting a certificate to a driver

Kyle won this award for going above and beyond. He allowed a young girl to stay on his bus after she got on the wrong service to go home. He dropped her as close to home as possible whilst staying on route and lent her his personal phone so that she could contact her parents. He kept her safe and ensured that she got home.

July 2023 - Jason Barwick

Bluestar manager presenting a certificate to a driver

Jason won this award for helping an elderly lady who had a fall whilst boarding his bus resulting in a broken leg. He rang an ambulance and her family, and stayed with her until they arrived. Alongside this, he called to see how she was doing later on. 

August 2023 - Daniel Kunicki

Bluestar manager presenting a certificate to a driver

Daniel won this award for going above and beyond by caring for a customer when she fell and got injured boarding his bus. He made sure that his other passengers were transferred onto another bus and took her to the hospital, waiting with her until she got the assistance she needed.

September 2023 - Leah Bull

Bluestar manager presenting a certificate to a driver

Leah won this award for staying calm in a situation where a lady collapsed on her bus. She kept everyone on her bus updated on the situation and made them all feel comfortable whilst advising them on travel alternatives.

October 2023 - Joanne Surtees

Bluestar manager presenting a certificate to a driver

Joanne won this award for displaying excellent customer service. It has been noticed how smart and professional she looks and how she greets every customer with a smile. It is clear that she enjoys her job and there has also been comments on her excellent standard of driving

November 2023 - Dean Marinkovic

image of a driver being presented with a certificate whilst shaking hands

Dean won this award for performing CPR on a passenger after they collapsed on his bus. Thank you for going above and beyond and doing all that you could before the paramedics arrived.

December 2023 - TBC

Has one of our colleagues gone above and beyond for you or provided excellent customer service? Nominate your Star of the Month today so that they could be presented with a future award! 

But what's in it for you?

If you nominate the month's winner, you will be in with the chance to win a week's free travel on us! Make a nomination today...