Silver smiles for Bishopbriggs Slimming World consultant as she meets up with X-Factor star Rylan Clark-Neal

A woman who has clocked up 25 years as a slimming consultant celebrated with TV presenter Rylan Clark-Neal ?at a special event.

Sally Stevens, who manages Slimming World groups in Bishopbriggs and Kirkintilloch met Rylan as he co-hosted the organisations’ annual awards held recently in 

Sally, from Bishopbriggs, joined Slimming World way back in 1994. She said: “Way back then no-one had heard of Slimming World.

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“I had to promote, promote, promote to get the Slimming World name known locally and the Kirkintilloch and Bishopbriggs Herald was how I did it.

“Placing ads and members success stories in the paper soon seen my groups soar.

“The time has flown by and I’ve loved every minute, I love my groups and I love helping my members achieve their

target weight.”

Sally who reaches retirement age in September this year has no plans of putting her feet up.

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She said: “I don’t know what I would do without Slimming World . It’s become a very big part of my life.

“I look forward to going to the group on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

“It’s hard work but taking the class has always brought a smile to my face and the job satisfaction of seeing my members losing weight and changing their lives for the better makes it so worthwhile.”

Sall y runs a group at Woodhill Evangelical Church on Wednesday afternoons and in the evening, and at St Ninian’s Church, Kirkintilloch every Thursday morning and afternoon.

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Sally is pictured with Rylan who was on hand to congratulate the consultants and 
Slimming World which celebrates 50 successful years next year.

Sally said: “That’s a perk of the job, meeting personalities like Rylan. He was just lovely.

“Plus it’s always nice to dress up for a special occasion!”

“There’s always a warm welcome at my group and I want to wish members, past and present, good luck with their weight loss journeys.”

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