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Brushing up on skills earns Northampton College student a Taylor Wimpey apprenticeship

13 Feb 2019

Brushing up on skills earns Northampton College student a Taylor Wimpey apprenticeship

Earning an apprenticeship with a leading house-builder has put the gloss on an incredible first few months for a painting...

Rapid rise to fame for former Northampton College student slowthai

24 Jan 2019

Rapid rise to fame for former Northampton College student slowthai

A former Northampton College music student is breaking into the big time, having been named one of the BBC’s top...

philip hiltonEducated at Cambridge and Liverpool Universities, I have a Ph.D. in polymer chemistry. My career has been in the plastics and packaging industries, initially in operations and then in running businesses. I was a director of RPC Group Plc, Europe’s leading manufacturer of rigid plastics packaging (headquartered in Rushden). Latterly I was based in Germany, with responsibility for a division with eleven businesses across Europe. I served as a member of the Council of the British Plastics Federation.

Following retirement, I spent three months teaching at a tribal school in south India. My current activities include being vice-chair of Langley House Trust, an organisation for the resettlement of ex-offenders, and involvement in business start-ups. I am a member of the Horners' Livery Company – with a special interest in education, training and apprenticeships in the plastics industry. I was formerly a member of the Independent Monitoring Board at Wellingborough Prison.

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Diane Mould, aged 65, first started learning to read when her husband retired. Diane has overcome her battle with dyslexia passing her entry level one English course and has now...

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