Couple celebrate their diamond day

PUBLISHED: 13:00 22 May 2012

Reg and Maureen Whittaker.

Reg and Maureen Whittaker.


AN EXCITED couple who are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary will also get a special message from Buckingham Palace.

Maureen and Reg Whittaker, of Drysdale Close in Weston, have been married for 60 years today (Thurs) and will be spending time with family on the weekend to commemorate the big day.

Reg, aged 82, met Maureen, aged 79, in Durham when he was stationed there as a soldier. They were married in Darlington and moved to Weston in 1991. The couple will receive a telegram from the Queen to celebrate their marriage which falls in the same year as her Diamond Jubilee.

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