Shedding pounds gains gold for Gemma at Whittlesey slimming group.

Slimming World accolade

Slimming World accolade - Credit: Archant

A weight-loss expert has struck gold for helping more than 200 people in the area lose weight every week.

Gemma Lee, who runs the Tuesday Whittlesey Slimming World groups, was presented with a Gold Award at the slimming organisation’s annual awards ceremony in Birmingham.

The accolade is awarded in recognition of achieving the highest levels of support for slimmers, and giving expert advice to help people reach their weight-loss goalse very week.

As a result Gemma is one of the organisation’s top Consultants, meaning Whittlesey is home to some of the best slimming support in the UK.

She was one of a high-flying group of just 276 Slimming World Consultants, who have all become Gold Consultants in the last 12 months.

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It’s the first time Gemma has been awarded the prize since becoming a Consultant in June 2012.

She said: “I love my job and feel so passionate about helping people to change their lives by losing weight. Seeing them succeed is so rewarding and being given this recognition really is the icing on the cake.

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“It’s not just a triumph for me though, this award belongs to my 200 members too. They’re the ones who make our groups the success that it is, with their fabulous commitment, the lovely warm welcome they give new members and the wonderful compassionate support they give each other every week, and, obviously, their impressive weight losses while following Slimming World’s Food Optimising eating plan. They make the groups fun and friendly places to be and I can safely say I always look forward to seeing everyone each week.”

To join the Whittlesey groups, which are held every Tuesday at 9.30am, 11.30am, 5.30pm, and 7.30pm at Childers, Station Road, either pop along or give Gemma a call on 07456-864419.

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