A FORMER student nurse and her patient have celebrated their golden wedding.
Dora and Terry Slavin, pictured now and on their wedding day, met at the old Infirmary in Portland Street, Huddersfield, when Mr Slavin had his tonsils out and Mrs Slavin helped look after him.
Mrs Slavin, 70, came to Huddersfield from Sale in Cheshire when she was 16 for her nurse training.
The couple were married at St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Sale.
Mr Slavin, 73, was born in Northern Ireland but came to Huddersfield as a child.
He worked as an engineer at Hopkinson's Valves, Birkby and David Brown's at Lockwood.
The couple have four daughters and two sons, and 15 grandchildren.
They were celebrating with a family party on Saturday.
Mr Slavin enjoys electronics and repairs and Mrs Slavin is a gardening fan.
A COUPLE who met on a bus trip have celebrated their golden wedding.
Geoff and Betty Beaumont, of Stanley Road, Lindley.
They celebrated the big day surrounded by family.
Betty, 69, was born and raised in Wyke, Bradford. She attended Wyke Junior and Secondary Modern Schools, leaving at 15 to work at Firths Carpets in Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse.
She later worked at Woods Music Shop in Huddersfield.
Geoff, 75, grew up in Rastrick, Brighouse, and went Victoria Central School. Leaving at the age of 14, he worked for Sellars for about four years before joining TW Broadbents as an electrician.
He remained there for 37 years.
The couple were married at St Mark's Church, Low Moor, Bradford, and lived for a time in Rastrick before moving to Lindley 41 years ago.
They had four children - Susan, Glyn, Neil and Ian. Both Susan and Glyn have died.
The couple also have four grandchildren.