Claire Piela, a marketing manager from Garstang, married Simon Stickley, a design engineer from Leicestershire in a ceremony at the Ashton Memorial in Lancaster followed by a reception at the Inn at Whitewell. The wedding had a country, vintage feel, full of homemade, personal and quirky touches including a VW campervan as transport, the coupleâ€™s favourite poem â€˜The Owl and the Pussy Catâ€™ as a reading and vintage wallpapers, tandem bicycle stamps and buttons on the handmade stationery.
Deborah Woods, a sales director from Bolton married Craig Lauder, a sales director from Colne at St Peterâ€™s Church in Belmont, followed by a reception for friends and family at Beeston Manor in Hoghton. The couple, whose marital home is in Belmont, organised their big day in just three months as they were in the process of adopting two children.
Lesley Nelson, a teacher and Martin Gore, a technician at RAF Coningsby in Lincoln married at St Saviourâ€™s Church in Bamber Bridge. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Leyland Best Western Hotel. The couple will return to their marital home after a honeymoon in Las Vegas, Florida and Mexico.
After eight years Jane Woods and Graham Darley, both from Preston, married in a civil ceremony at The Great Hall at Mains, Singleton in front of 120 family and friends, including their two children Jena and Jamie. The theme of the coupleâ€™s big day was â€˜loveâ€™ with the tables named after the word â€˜loveâ€™ in different languages. The bride wore a beautiful gown by Lusan Mandongus and the six bridesmaids wore long champagne coloured gowns.