A couple from Dumfries and Galloway have received a special message of congratulations from Her Majesty the Queen after reaching their 60th wedding anniversary.
Nessie and Norman Cook are both in their eighties and put their successful marriage down to hard work and having a supportive family. Lori Carnochan reports.
A husband and wife from Dumfries and Galloway are starting a new marriage venture - nearly 60 miles further west than Gretna, the traditional spot for nuptuals.
Duncan and Vicki McConchie are hoping to convert a 200-year-old barn at Gatehouse-of-fleet.
The wedding industry is worth £80 million to Scotland's economy.
After Dumfries and Galloway and Cumbria were named the most romantic places in the country last week, many couples have been renewing their wedding vows as part of national marriage week.
'The Big Promise' hopes to see a record number of people renewing their vows at one time.
Eight couples attended Wetheral Church in Cumbria this weekend to pledge themselves to each other all over again.
Couples have been renewing their wedding vows as part of National Marriage week.
'The Big Promise' hopes to see the most amount of couples renewing their vows at one time.
At the weekend eight couples came together in Wetheral to re-affirm their commitment to each other.
A couple from Lockerbie who are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary, are being presented with a royal message of congratulations.
94-year-old David Callander and his 91-year-old wife Helen, will be presented with the message from HM Lord Lieutenant of Dumfries, Mrs Jean Tulloch, on behalf of her Majesty the Queen.
David, who was a farm worker, and Helen, who worked in munitions, met at a dance and have been dancing ever since.
The driver of a bridal horse carriage that was involved in a crash with a car, is in a 'serious but stable condition' in hospital.
Simon Millar and his daughter Hannah, were driving the bride and her father to the wedding when the accident happened.
Mr Millar is in intensive care at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and his daughter is due to be discharged today.
The bride, Donna Pennycook, was released from hospital in time to make her wedding, but her father, Lawrence Pennycook, remains in hospital with injuries not thought to be serious.
The accident happened just after 2pm on Saturday (December 1st), at the entrance to Mabie House Hotel on the New Abbey Road, near Dumfries.
The groom was not involved in the accident.
The horses were treated for minor injuries.
A vet treated the horses involved at the scene but they did not have any serious injuries
Donna Pennycuik,29, was on her way to her wedding when the crash occurred shortly after 2pm yesterday. She and her father Lawrence were both released from hospital after minor treatment and the wedding went ahead at the Mabie House Hotel.