Alan and Joy celebrate 50 golden years as man and wife

Pictured are Joy and Alan Pittam, who will be celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Saturday 16th June.
Pictured are Joy and Alan Pittam, who will be celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Saturday 16th June.
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A GOLDEN couple from Braunston have celebrated 50 years of marriage.

Alan and Joy Pittam, from Ashby Road, marked the occasion on Saturday (June 16).

Mr Pittam, 74, has lived in Braunston all his life and Mrs Pittam, 71, is originally from Kilsby.

Mrs Pittam said: “We met together on a blind date which had been set up by one of my friends and we have been together ever since.”

The couple were together for three years before they married in Kilsby. They have two children, Angela and Craig, and four grandchildren.

Mr Pittam worked at the old Daventry Engineering plant for 17 years and the couple spent 16 years working together at Maclaren in Long Buckby.

Mrs Pittam added: “We celebrated our anniversary by going to Daventry Town Football Club on Sunday and having a big carvery with family and friends. There were 43 of us in total.”