A MAN from Salisbury has celebrated his 100th birthday doing the thing he loves best - playing bingo with his wife.

George Harmer celebrated his 100th birthday on Wednesday, April 3, marking the occasion by playing his favourite game, bingo, with his wife.

The longest serving member of St Paul's Club, in Devizes Road, George marked his centenary surrounded by fellow members and friends, who treated him like a celebrity for the day.

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Salisbury Journal: George aged 17, with his Second World War medalsGeorge aged 17, with his Second World War medals (Image: St Paul's Club)

George's enjoyed his specially-made cake and showed off his birthday card from King Charles and and Queen Camilla.

George, who is a veteran of the Second World War, also brought with him his medals and a photo of himself from when he was around 17 years of age.

Lisa Davies, from St Paul's Club, said: "We at St Paul's club wish you a very Happy birthday George and hope you have had the most wonderful day."