Supermarket searching for longest married couple

PUBLISHED: 11:39 03 February 2018 | UPDATED: 14:58 06 February 2018

Are you Great Yarmouth's longest married couple? (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Are you Great Yarmouth's longest married couple? (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)


As Valentine’s Day approaches, a supermarket in Great Yarmouth is searching for the longest married couples in the area.

The Asda store in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass The Asda store in Great Yarmouth. Picture: James Bass

Asda in Acle New Road will be offering a romantic prize to the winning couple and will also consider entries from couples who met while shopping in an Asda store.

The store manager at Asda Great Yarmouth said: “We know we’ve lots of romantics around Great Yarmouth and what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than by inviting them to store to share the love? We’re appealing for married couples who met in the aisles or have spent many happy years together to come forward.”

The winner will be invited down to the store to receive a special treat from staff, while nominated couples are in with the chance of winning a bouquet of flowers and a box of chocolates.

To enter the search, email a photocopy of your marriage certificate to by February 7.

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