South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick, Rosemary Skilling and John Skilling.
John Skilling who originates from Girvan and his wife Rosemary who originates from Alloa have celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary.
The couple met in John's home town of Girvan and when they decided to get married chose the Sacred Heart Chapel in Girvan for their wedding ceremony.
John and Rosemary, who live in Alloway, have four children, seven grandchildren and one great grandson.
South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick visited John and Rosemary to congratulate them on their very special anniversary and to present them with a basket of flowers and a card to mark the occasion