Celebrations for platinum couple

Broughton residents Arthur and Ethel Johnson are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.
Broughton residents Arthur and Ethel Johnson are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

Arthur and Ethel Johnson, of Broughton, have received a telegram from the Queen after reaching their platinum wedding anniversary.

The couple, who tied the knot in 1943, celebrated 70 years of marriage at a party with four generations of their family at the Kettering Park Hotel on Saturday, February 23.

Mrs Johnson said: “It was lovely, very nice.”

The Johnsons, both aged 90, moved to the area from London in 1985.