Happy 81st

“It’s our golden rule,” Mrs Milford said. “Couples these days don’t last long because they often don’t take enough time for each other. There just isn’t enough respect – love is about give and take. Our advice to young couples would be to make time for a little romance every day.”

Mr Milford, a retired dockyard worker, added: “To win over your sweetheart you need a dose of old fashioned chivalry and don’t let your standards slip.

“I don’t know where the years have gone to. It’s marvellous really.”