Thousands of pounds have been raised by people donating clothes they have slimmed out of to Cancer Research UK.

The Potters Bar Slimming World groups collected 316 bags each worth between

£25 and £30 of clothes, shoes, homeware and accessories as part of the Big Golden Slimming World Clothes Throw.

One of the consultants at Potters Bar Slimming World, Mel Lambert, said: “We can’t quite believe how many bags we managed to collect.

“We know our members are amazing, but I didn’t expect such an incredible level of effort wow.

“Seeing members donate their slimmed out of clothes is just the cherry on top for us as


“What we find so special is seeing members transform before our eyes as they lose


“Many go from shy, apprehensive individuals who join with their confidence at rock bottom.”