Swaffham 90-year-olds given medal at Queen’s birthday party

Celebrating HM The Queen's 90th birthday are some of Swaffham's 90-year-old residents at a party held in Swaffham Assembly Rooms. 
LtoR, Rita Shaw, Swaffham Town Mayor Cllr Paul Darby, Doreen Barrett, Swaffham Lions President Colin Mowles, John Webster, Desmond Pratt ANL-161106-075414009

Celebrating HM The Queen's 90th birthday are some of Swaffham's 90-year-old residents at a party held in Swaffham Assembly Rooms. LtoR, Rita Shaw, Swaffham Town Mayor Cllr Paul Darby, Doreen Barrett, Swaffham Lions President Colin Mowles, John Webster, Desmond Pratt ANL-161106-075414009

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Five Swaffham residents have received commemorative medals as part of the town’s celebrations of the Queen’s 90th birthday.

The five, Rita Shaw, Doreen Barrett, John Webster, Desmond Pratt and Yvonne Shaw, also celebrate their 90th birthdays this year.

Celebrating HM The Queen's 90th birthday are some of Swaffham's 90-year-old residents at a party held in Swaffham Assembly Rooms. 
Yvonne Shaw from swaffham who is also 90 years old ANL-161106-075317009

Celebrating HM The Queen's 90th birthday are some of Swaffham's 90-year-old residents at a party held in Swaffham Assembly Rooms. Yvonne Shaw from swaffham who is also 90 years old ANL-161106-075317009

And they were presented with the mementoes by town mayor Paul Darby during an indoor street party at the town’s Assembly Rooms on Friday night.

A further 18 Swaffham residents will also receive medals.

More than 100 people attended the celebrations, which were organised by the Swaffham Lions in conjunction with the town council, and included a wide variety of music and entertainment.

All of the guests were given a bone china mug to commemorate the occasion.