Couple in their 70s tie the knot just months after meeting

A couple who are both in their 70s have tied the knot.

Monday, 4th April 2016, 3:36 pm
Updated Monday, 4th April 2016, 3:36 pm
Pensioners Georgina Kelly and John Salmon, who met online, pictured at their wedding as they leave St Marie's Church, Standish

Georgina Kelly, 71, from Wigan, and 76-year-old John Salmon, who is from Newcastle-under-Lyne got married at St Marie’s Church in Standish on Saturday surrounded by their family.

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The couple met on a Catholic singles site last year after both their partners had passed away and will be moving in together to a house in Norley Hall.

They released two white doves on the day outside the church following the ceremony in memory of their partners before heading off for a reception at The Elms.