Cheers to diamond couple

It was a family reunion for diamond couple Janet and Luke Dowsing as they celebrated 60 years of marriage.

Sunday, 19th March 2017, 3:00 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:52 am
Diamond wedding couple Janet (79) and Felix Dowsing (85) of Whittlesey. EMN-170203-160254009

The couple who live in Priors Road, Whittlesey, returned to their old village of Framlingham in Suffolk for a family dinner which included their newly-born great-grandson.

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Janet said: “It was lovely. The meal was excellent - we could not fault it. And everybody had a good time.”

The couple have four children - Robin (58), Christine (56), Susan (54) and Jason (47) - as well as seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Luke (84) used to work at Horrell’s Dairies in Peterborough, while Janet (79) was a lunchtime advisor at Park Lane Primary and Nursery School in Whittlesey and a consultant for Slimming World.