Couple meet their health hero at bed store event

A COUPLE from Horndean met their television hero at an event held to promote a store that sells adjustable beds.

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 4:34 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 7:33 pm
Tony Thompson, and his partner Joan Pinckney, from Hordean, met Dr Miriam Stoppard at the Adjustamatic store in Southampton

Tony Thompson, and his partner Joan Pinckney met best-selling author and TV presenter Dr Miriam Stoppard at the Adjustamatic store in Shirley. 

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At the event, held to coincide with Back Pain Awareness Week, Dr Miriam shared her extensive knowledge on the benefits that sleeping in a contoured bed can bring to help ease back pain. 

A leading authority on health issues, Dr Stoppard acts as the brand's health and mobility advisor. 

Joan said: '˜As soon as we heard Dr Miriam was visiting we knew we had to make the trip. It was an absolute delight to meet a personal hero, who was knowledgeable and charming.'