Loose Women star Denise Welch opens new home of St Albans slimming firm

Denise Welch opened the new LighterLife premises in St Albans on Monday

Denise Welch opened the new LighterLife premises in St Albans on Monday - Credit: Archant

LOOSE Women star Denise Welch came to St Albans this week to officially open the new premises of a weight loss company.

LighterLife invited their celebrity ambassador to a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Parkway, Porters Wood, on Monday night.

The daytime TV presenter, who joined the programme five weeks ago in a bid to shed two stone before her wedding in July, also met super slimmer and St Albans resident Glynis John.

In 10 months Glynis has lost nine stone - dropping from a size 24 to a size 12 - since she signed up for LighterLife after being refused knee-surgery as a result of doctors categorising her as obese.

The 52-year-old said: “LighterLife is quite possibly the best thing I ever did. I am amazed at the results, even to the point where I have to tell people in the street who I am as they walked right past me and don’t recognise me.

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“To this day I am still enjoying the look of surprise and shock on people’s face when they realise it’s me.”

Company founder Bar Hewlett, who also attended Monday’s opening, said: “Glynis is a real inspiration and proof that the programme does work and you can keep the weight off for good.”

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