World silver medal for Ben

A PORTISHEAD stylist has returned from the World Hairdressing Championships in Milan with a silver medal.

Competing against hundreds of stylists from all over the world, Ben Price who works at Robert John picked up the medal in the fashion on long hair category.

The 23-year-old earned his place in the world contest, after being named British Ladies Hairdressing Champion in June, picking up five gold medals in the contest.

Robert John co-owner Jenny Hancock said: “We are very proud of Ben, he works so hard to perfect his work and deserves his place amongst the world’s champions.”