A LOVING family didn't want their grandad to miss out on his birthday during the coronavirus pandemic.

As Tony Cheswick and his wife Fran, both 78, are self-isolating, relatives decided to turn up outside their Winsford home on Sunday and surprise them with a giant homemade banner and a cake.

Winsford Guardian:

Grandparents Fran and Tony Shaw were delighted when their family turned up unexpectedly with birthday greetings

Granddaughter Zoe Shaw said: "They are honestly the most amazing people and they go above and beyond to help our family.

"So we thought we would do something for them because they have been in self-isolation for nearly two weeks now so we wanted to put a smile on their faces.

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Winsford Guardian:

Relatives brought Tony Cheswick a celebration cake and candles as they all sang him Happy Birthday

"Me and my family made sure that we would still go round and wish my grandad a happy birthday."

The gesture was hailed 'the cutest thing ever' on social media.

Elle Nelson said: " Oh my god this is too cute. Bet you made his day."

Till Tinker said: "This is amazing."

Amy Melissa added: "Actual tears, cutest things ever."

Lauren Bailey said: "That's tipped me over the edge, so cute."

Kathryn Warne added: "Aww, love this ,what a lovely idea."