Surprise day for Phyllis

Phyllis Golland (front centre) celebrates her 100th birthday with her family. Picture: Malcolm Billingham
Phyllis Golland (front centre) celebrates her 100th birthday with her family. Picture: Malcolm Billingham

THE family of a centenarian made sure she toasted her birthday in style with a surprise party.

Family travelled from as far as Gloucester to make sure Phyllis Golland enjoyed her 100th birthday party at St Peter’s Church Hall in Balby.

The former wartime nurse, of Dixon Crescent in Balby, was also treated to a surprise performance from granddaughter Lauren Gaughan, 12, and the Amersall School of Dance. Lauren’s sister Kirsten, 17, even bought a budgie for Phyllis which she’s now called Dickie!