Helen and David Callender, from Lockerbie, have received a letter of congratulations from the Queen after reaching their 70th wedding anniversary.
The couple were presented with the card from HM Lord Lieutenant of Dumfries, Mrs Jean Tulloch, on behalf of the Queen.
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A soggy start to the Christmas week will be slow to clear.
Continuing cloudy and mild with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times over Galloway
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, heaviest in west