Diamond joy for South Shields couple

James Page, 83, and wife Sylvia, 80, are celebrating 60 years of marriage.
James Page, 83, and wife Sylvia, 80, are celebrating 60 years of marriage.

A diamond couple sparkled with joy after celebrating 60 years of wedded bliss.

James and Sylvia Page of Temple Park Road, South Shields, had their diamond wedding anniversary marked by a card from the Queen.

Mr Page, 83, and his wife, 80, first met in the 1950s at a dance in the Londonderry Hall in Dean Road, South Shields.

They tied the knot at South Shields register office on May 28, 1955, and then went on to have three daughters – Denise, Dawn and Melanie.