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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.

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

Lancashire Hotel Celebrates ‘Renaissance’ Year with Wedding Giveaway

Royal Kings Arms wedding giveaway

For many couples, 2020 is set to be an exciting year- and one especially lucky pair will have even more reason to celebrate, as a heritage Lancaster business is offering a free dream wedding.
 
Christmas, New Year and Valentines Day are traditionally the most popular time for proposals, and with 2020 marking a whole new decade, romance watchers say this spring will herald the most engagements since the millennium.  January saw same sex marriage become legal across the whole of the UK for the first time, so more couples than ever have the opportunity to say “I do”.
 

Newlyweds win dream winter wedding!

Newlyweds celebrating winning dream winter wedding!

Soon to be newlyweds win dream winter wedding at luxury New Forest venue following nationwide competition
 
 A couple from Waterlooville are celebrating winning a dream winter wedding in a national competition – having secured the backing of thousands in a public vote.
 
To celebrate its 1,000th wedding, Balmer Lawn Hotel & Spa, a 4-star New Forest wedding venue, launched the nationwide competition to give away a free winter wedding to one lucky couple.
 
Having whittled down dozens of hopeful entries into a top 10, the hotel presented them to the public – allowing them to determine the worthiest winner once they’d had a chance to read the individual stories of the finalists.
 

Luxury spa hotel offers FREE winter wedding for singing wannabe newly weds

Winter wedding at luxury spa hotel

A New Forest wedding venue is offering one lucky couple the chance to win a free winter wedding – provided they’re willing to sing for it.

You’ve likely heard of Marryoke, where wedding guests singalong to a tune, whilst being filmed for the wedding video? Well, in this instance, a luxury venue in Hampshire has taken it one step further; inviting prospective newlyweds to submit a Marryoke entry ahead of their nuptials – with an entirely free wedding the prize.

Help reunite a mystery engagement ring with its rightful owner

Engagement ring box with i'm sorry note

A national antique silverware outlet is asking members of the public for help in finding the rightful owner of an engagement ring discovered by a local couple on a park bench in Newcastle. The ring was found alongside a mystery note, which simply read ‘I’m sorry’, on Sunday 7th April.

 

A national antique silverware and jewellery outlet is appealing for members of the public to help find the owner of a suspected engagement ring and note found on a bench in Leazes Park, Newcastle.

 

AC Silver received the ring and note from a local couple, who said they found the items whilst out on a walk near their home on Sunday 7th April.