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Wedding Traditions

Ever wondered why the bride throws her bouquet, why her dress is white and why the groom has a best man? Read on and you’ll discover where our wedding traditions come from. Let’s start with the Bride and her wedding dress. The white wedding dress was first worn by Queen Victoria; she was revolutionary in…
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Wedding Gifts

In a time where many of our lovely couples have already made their home together before they come to us to be married, the days of people buying you a wedding gift of “a little something to help you furnish the place” is becoming less relevant. Most people do like toast, tea and coffee, but…
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Diary of a Bride in the Know

Well, we’re on our way! Our wedding has a date, a home and a photographer – what a busy year it’s been…… It’s a year since he popped the question and wedding planning is well under way, full steam ahead…the countdown has begun, and boy doesn’t it go quickly! (I should have started ages ago;…
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Review of 2018

Happy new year to all our couples and industry colleagues. As one year ends, it’s time to reflect on what a successful and enjoyable year it has been for us at the Cheshire East Registration Service. 2018 saw the centenary of women’s right to vote. 1918 saw 40% of women attain the vote for the…
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