Congratulations Roy and Muriel on your special day

Roy and Muriel Howard
Roy and Muriel Howard

A devoted couple from Pocklington are celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary this week, 70 years after tying the knot.

Roy and Muriel Howard,92 and 91, married in London on 21 August 1943 but retired to Pocklington in 1982.

Today, the couple are active members of the community, Roy still a volunteer guide in York and Muriel a leading member of the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society.

Full story in 22 August Pocklington Post.