A WELLINGTON resident is celebrating after seeing in her 103rd birthday.

Edith Robinson turned 103 on July 29 at Camelot House and Lodge care home.

Her friends and family joined her for a party at the home.

She was originally born in Manchester and lived in many parts of the UK before settling in Dulverton with her husband Cliff, who sadly passed away in 2002.

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Edith with her birthday cake 

Edith worked as a clerical assistant and in retail. During the Second World War, she followed Cliff around the country in order to stay together,

Sam Paddon, manager of Camelot House and Lodge, said: “Edith loves a party, and we certainly weren’t going to miss the chance to celebrate 103 years with her.

“She’s an amazing lady, and she thoroughly enjoyed her special day.”