Lily celebrates a century

PORTISHEAD pensioner Lily Dymock celebrated her 100th birthday in style, with a week of partying.

Family and friends organised party after party for the sprightly centenarian who says she was delighted to receive a card from the Queen when she reached the milestone on April 29.

The great-grandmother, who is proud to be still living independently, taking care of her own shopping and household chores, said: “I’m still enjoying life and love popping down the road for a game of bingo.”

Lily says she thinks life is much tougher now than when she was younger and added: “There seems so much pressure on people these days, no-one takes time to relax anymore.”

She puts her longevity down to positive mental attitude and vinegar, which she says she likes a lot of.

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