'Platinum' couple receive royal congratulations

Helen and David Callender, from Lockerbie, have received a letter of congratulations from the Queen after reaching their 70th wedding anniversary.

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Lockerbie couple receive royal seal of approval

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.

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