Proposed changes to marriage laws could benefit Devon and Cornwall, say wedding planners

Proposed changes to marriage laws could benefit Devon and Cornwall, say wedding planners

Cornish wedding planners have welcomed recommendations that would allow couples in England to marry anywhere, saying they could benefit Devon and Cornwall by drawing couples from across the UK to get married, when Covid-19 restrictions are eased.

The Law Commission has proposed changes which would overhaul England’s archaic wedding laws, which currently only allow legal wedding...

Court says no to Civil Partnership for heterosexual couples

The Court has ruled against a heterosexual couple seeking to enter into a Civil Partnership instead of a marriage. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, appealed the decision of Mrs Justice Andrews DBE in the High Court, who held that the restrictions under the Civil Partnership Act 2004, preventing opposite-sex couples from entering into a civil partnership, were lawful.

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The Big Day Wedding Show 2016

Planning your perfect Pinterest Wedding? Of course you are! Who isn’t these days, sparkly rock on your finger or not! So why not hop-skip along to Plymouth Pavilions for ‘The Big Day’ Wedding Show on Sunday 28 February - bringing Pinterest to life and Etsy to everyone!

Amongst the stands there will not only be fabulous venues and fantastic photographers, but also something a little...

SW couples say ‘I do’ to a cost-friendly wedding

A new study conducted by crafting company Stampin’ Up! UK reveals South West citizens to be cost-conscious where wedding spending is concerned.

The survey asked respondents to state how much they thought reasonable to spend on a wedding – not including honeymoon. Previous surveys conducted by a variety of businesses have suggested that a ‘typical’ wedding comes in at the £18-20k figure...

Social media 'wrecking' marriages

Just under half of all Brits admit they have secretly checked their partner’s Facebook account and one in five went on to row about what they discovered, new research has revealed.

One in seven said they had contemplated divorce because of their other halves activities on Facebook, Skype, Snapchat, Twitter or What’sApp.

Nearly a quarter or the 2,000 married Brits asked, said...

10 Things to Talk About Before You Tie the Knot

So, you’re in love and have decided to finally take the plunge. While love should definitely be the driving force for a couple to make the decision of getting married, the success of a marriage or any long-term relationship depends a lot on many practical issues as well. Ignoring these may cause problems in your future married life and it is best to talk it over with your partner before...