A SUPER slimmer who lost nearly a stone in just one month has bagged a place in the semi-finals of a weight-loss competition.

Amanda Crawford, 45, from Clacton lost an impressive 10st 3.5lbs and was one of just 39 women to win a place at the semi-finals of the Slimming World’s Woman of the Year 2017.

Mrs Crawford was originally 22st 8lbs admits that switching parts of her diet, she noticed a chance on the scales.

She said: “Before I found Slimming World, losing weight always seemed such a struggle.

“After I joined Slimming World it was as though my eyes were completely opened and I found a new way of eating that easily fit around my life.

“What made it even easier was the fact that others – including family and friends – could eat the same meals.”

At the Woman of the Year 2017 semi-finals at Slimming World’s head office in Derbyshire, she met with soap star Adam Thomas.

Anyone who lives in Clacton and is interesting losing weight can join the group, based in St Osyth Road by calling Carole Bloomfield on 07976 664293.