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Win a luxury cutlery set from Viners worth £55

luxury cutlery set

Bring sparkling style to the home with the Studio 16-Piece Cutlery Set, guaranteed to make your table shimmer with textural beauty.

Whether you’re planning a small, intimate affair or daring to impress with a decadent dinner party to remember, set the tone for your table with Studio. Featuring a horizontal ridge design with a unique textured effect, Studio cutlery brings an extra dimension to dining.

Are wedding receptions allowed? Couples' rights if they need to change or cancel their big day

Are wedding receptions allowed?

AFTER a spike in coronavirus infections nationally, the government has reversed its decision to allow wedding receptions of up to 30 people to go ahead from 1 August.

At the end of June, the Prime Minister announced that the strict restrictions on wedding and civil partnership ceremonies and receptions were set to ease, allowing up to 30 people – including the couple, guests and suppliers not employed by the venue (such as the photographer) – to attend a wedding reception in England, as long as they complied with social distancing rules.

Hatton Garden jeweller expert tips for ensuring your jewellery is clean and bacteria free?

bacteria free  jewellery

Washing our hands for the 100th time today, but here's the thing...although our hands are now squeaky clean, how do we ensure our jewellery is bacteria free? What's more is that most of us are unaware of the damaging effects of cleaning products on our jewellery and diamonds?

Ben Stinson, an expert from the UK’s leading Hatton Garden jewellers, Diamonds Factory, has compiled a comprehensive guide to cleaning your jewellery in the times of COVID-19, with some additional information about the effects of anti-bacterial gel and washes on your jewellery.

1. Check if the jewellery is in good condition

Five Out of the Box Honeymoon Ideas

road trip honeymoon ideas

Your honeymoon will likely be one of the most incredible and memorable holidays of your life, so you’re definitely going to want to make it count.

If you’re reluctant to embark on a ‘traditional’ honeymoon and are looking for something a bit more alternative, here are five out of the box honeymoon ideas to consider.

USA Road Trip
A USA road trip is an iconic bucket list item for many people, but not many people would actually consider embarking on one for their honeymoon.road trip honeymoon ideas

REVEALED: 5 Top Tips for Planning a Low-Key Wedding

Planning a Low-Key Wedding

To help you with planning a low-key weddingg, Jewellers William May have put together 5 top tips to help you plan a socially distanced wedding to remember.

1 - Refine the Guest List 
Liming the guest list will ensure your low-key wedding is in line with the Governments latest guidelines. Couples still looking to tie the knot in 2020 can do so but not in the usual churches or reception venues with lots of people in attendance.
No plus ones and no friends of friends - your nearest and dearest will still be able to make your special day
Super tip - Set up a video link to ensure those not invited in person can become virtual guests instead

In Sickness And Health

Adam and Sarah In Sickness And Health

Last month, we heard the heartwarming story of how doctors Jann Tipping and Annalan Navaratnam were married in the chapel of St Thomas Hospital in London after having to cancel their planned summer wedding.  Although it was a happy ever after & in sickness and health for Jann and Annalan, many couples haven’t been so lucky.  

For richer, for poorer

The bridle suite? Horses get married at luxury venue during coronavirus lockdown

horses get marries

They say love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage, and that’s certainly the case in this instance, as two horses get married on a Somerset estate have found love amidst the current social distancing precautions –  in a luxury wedding venue, usually reserved for people.
 
Lewis and Fern are two horses that live in the grounds of Orchardleigh, a 19th century stately home, set within 500 acres of private parkland and lakes.
 

Wedding venue becomes care hotel during COVID-19 pandemic

In a UK first Hilton Nursing Partners, in partnership with West Kent Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Kent County Council, and Salomons Estate Hotel, have set up a ‘care hotel’ to free-up much needed NHS beds for those affected by the pandemic.

Creating the concept, the patient discharge and home recovery company, Hilton Nursing Partners approached the partners’ with this innovative solution to maintain uncompromised focus on the recovery of the frail and vulnerable away from high-risk environments.Care hotel for nurses and doctors

Ways to honour your mum at your wedding

wearing old jewellery is a way to honour your mum at your wedding

If you’re getting married soon, there’s a good chance that your mum will be by your side every step of the way. Mums are often integral to wedding planning; from the moment you announce the news to the time you say I do. Yet many wedding traditions are still geared towards the father/child relationship. With Mother’s Day in March, we’re throwing the spotlight on all the special mums out there. And with the help of expert wedding planner Liz Taylor, we’ve outlined some lovely ideas about how to honour your mum at your wedding day.
Borrow something from her wedding

A leap over floodwater as couple tie the knot at Ironbridge hotel

Jodie & Richard on their wedding day dancing in the flood water at Ironbridge Hotel

Getting married on February 29 was certainly a leap in the right direction for a Shropshire couple - despite fears that the worst flooding seen for many years around the venue might impact on their big day.
 
Jodie Evans and Richard Simmonds married at The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge on Saturday and despite the dreadful weather of recent weeks everything turned out fine - with the couple praising staff for being a ray of sunshine throughout! 
 
They had been planning their wedding for about two years and chose The Valley as their ideal location - but one thing they couldn’t plan for was the persistent heavy rain which left the River Severn in full flood.