A local face is appearing on TV screens up and down the country this month, with Megan Gilbride’s lifestyle blog securing the 26-year-old a starring role in a leading haircare company’s nationwide social media campaign.

megan news storyThe former Northampton College student, named Company magazine’s Best Fashion Blog Newcomer in 2015, stars in Schwarzkopf’s latest campaign, showcasing her vibrant red hair and fashion know-how on everything from prime time TV adverts to shopping centre billboards.

State of the art technology and first-class facilities will be on show when Northampton College opens its doors to hundreds of prospective students this month.

dsc 0056A series of Open Events are being held by the College throughout November to give students a feel for life at campuses in Booth Lane, Lower Mounts and Daventry.

The sessions will see students given the opportunity to get advice, see the facilities and talk to tutors as well current students.

Assistant Principal James Whybrow said: “We think students will love what they see when they come to visit us at one of our open events.

Work is now officially underway on a pioneering £13million College campus in Daventry, giving up to 700 students the chance to learn the new skills they need to find a job close to home.

pat turf cutting newPrincipal of Northampton College, Pat Brennan-Barrett, was on hand to formally put the first spade in the ground during a ceremony to celebrate the start of works at the Badby Road site.

The plans were given the green light following the College’s successful bid to the South East Midlands Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) for £6.5million of funding from the Local Growth Fund for a completely new centre in the town that will offer vocational training for young people and adults.

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