RIBBONS have surely rarely been cut with more precision and finesse.

Hampshire hairdresser Trevor Mitchell took the familiar role of picking up a pair of scissors, but this time he kept them well away from anyone’s head, as he formally opened the latest franchised shop bearing his name.

The new Trevor Mitchell hair salon in Romsey Road, Maybush, Southampton, is the eighth in the chain that has grown over the past 50 years and is being run by Jordan Gates.