Diamond date for Lanark couple George and Moreen Neil

George (81) and Moreen (79) Neil from Lanark celebrating their diamond wedding'22/8/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison
George (81) and Moreen (79) Neil from Lanark celebrating their diamond wedding'22/8/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison

LANARK couple George and Moreen Neil have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary in style.

The couple shared the story of how they first met: a dazed Moreen caught George’s eye as she pushed her brand new bicycle past – it wasn’t the bicycle but her equally new black eye that grabbed his attention.

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