City weight-loss groups crown their slimming champions
WEIGHT-LOSS groups in Peterborough have been celebrating the achievements of its superstar slimmers.
Slimming World groups for Werrington and Paston and Gunthorpe have recently crowned their “Miss Slinky” champions.
The annual competition, in the run up to Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, recognises members who have undergone a significant transformation.
The winners from the Werrington groups were: Belinda Leek (51), from Werrington, who lost 11.5lb in 42 weeks, going from 13st 13lb to 12st 1.5lb; and Jane Edmonds (51), from Gunthorpe, who lost one stone 8lb in 44 weeks, going from 13st 3lb to 11st 9lb.
Winners from the Paston and Gunthorpe groups included Sandra Coupland (37), from Paston, who lost one stone 5.5lb in 22 weeks, going from 11st 13lb to 10st 7.5lb; and Lauren Slater (27), from Dogsthorpe, who lost one stone 4lb in 14 weeks, going from 11st 12lb to 10st 8lb.
Also taking the Miss Slinky title in the Paston and Gunthorpe groups are Carol Halliday (44), from Paston, who lost 4st 8lb in 97 weeks, going from 15st 13lb to 11st 5lb; and Tanya Lewis (31), from Bretton, who shed 2st 9.5lb in 26 weeks, going from 13st 1.5lb to 10st 6lb.
Werrington groups run on Mondays, with meetings at 9.30am, 5.30pm and 7.30pm at The Way Family Church, in The Green. For more details call Carol Tarver on 07802 831983.
Paston and Gunthorpe groups meet on Thursdays at 9.30am, 4pm, 5.30pm and 7pm in Hallfields Lane. For more information call Alison Morrell on 07851 426886.
DRESS REHEARSAL: Andrew Upton, who plays the ogre in the Honeyhill Community Centre’s production of Puss In Boots. (METP-12-12-11PF203) Picture: PAUL FRANKS.