Diamond couple reach 60-year milestone

Pictured are Jim and Jean Payne, who will celebrate their Diamond wedding anniversary, on Thursday 21st February.
Pictured are Jim and Jean Payne, who will celebrate their Diamond wedding anniversary, on Thursday 21st February.

Jean and Jim Payne celebrate 60 years of marriage Thursday last week (February 21) after meeting over a punctured bicycle wheel at Drayton Reservoir.

he couple, who live in Daventry, married at Braunston Church in 1953 after Jim repaired Jean’s bike. Mr Payne said the they have done really well and his wife had always looked after him. He said: “I wouldn’t swap Jean for the world.”