THERE was double delight for one Stretford family as a mother and daughter both graduated from college of the same day.

Kimoni Bell, 25, and her mum Paula Smith, 49, ­— who is a mum of seven and grandmother of eight ­— donned cap and gown for a prestigious ceremony at the Bridgewater Hall on Tuesday after studying Business and Management and Child and Youth Studies respectively at UCEN Manchester.

Ms Smith said: “My message to anyone thinking about heading back to education is don’t let your fears hold you back”