Christine and Peter Clemens asked family and friends to support their local charities for their 50th wedding anniversary

A golden wedding anniversary has raised £500 for Devon Freewheelers.

Peter Clemens, 77, and his wife Christine, 71, held their 50th anniversary at Yarnscombe Village Hall and instead of gifts asked their friends and family to donate to the blood bikes charity and the chemotherapy unit.

Freewheelers is a charity close to the couple’s hearts because son Steve is hoping to become one of its volunteer riders in the near future after passing his advanced motorcycle test.