Tamworth woman wins 'Young Slimmer of the Year' award

A care assistant from Tamworth has won a 'Young Slimmer of the Year' award after losing 11 stone in 11 months.

Melissa Bridges decided to lose weight after she spent her 21st birthday waiting for an MRI scan following a suspected stroke.

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Tamworth woman wins 'Slimmer of the Year' award

A care home assistant from Tamworth has won an award for losing weight. Melissa Bridges won the Rosemary Conley Young Slimmer of the Year after losing 11st 3lb and enduring years of taunts.