Couple celebrate 50 golden years of marriage

Christine and Derrick Mackman are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary
Christine and Derrick Mackman are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary

Golden couple Christine and Derrick Mackman, of Rushden, have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

The couple were married on August 11, 1962, at Park Road Methodists Church in Rushden. They went on to have three daughters, twins Susan and Elaine, and Julie.

They also have five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The couple celebrated their special anniversary with a party at their daughter Julie’s house with family members at the weekend.

Mr Mackman, 75, said: “We had a wonderful time at the party and the rain kept away. We had some family members come from Bedford.”