A FAMOUS former model has been running fitness classes for residents at a retirement home.

Diana Moran, who hosted the popular exercise segment of BBC1's Breakfast Time programme from 1983 to 1987, has created a workout for people at Richmond Villages in Witney.

Ms Moran, known as the 'Green Goddess' for her trademark Green leotard, delivered her first session on May 1.

As she approaches her 80th birthday next month, Ms Moran is still passionate about the benefits of keeping active and collaborated with the team of fitness professionals at Richmond Village.

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The specially-designed 'Richmond Routine' takes 30 minutes every weekday.

The fitness expert said: “I have been super impressed with how active the residents are here at Richmond Villages Witney.

"People living here really are embracing this stage of their life and living it to the max.

"I always say age is just a number and the Richmond residents I’ve had the pleasure of meeting certainly echo my mantra.”

Ms Moran was originally a successful print and catwalk model in the 1960s and 1970s.