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Second chance at love cut short by cancer shock

Steve and Jane Cottam were given a second chance at love, but their happiness proved cruelly short lived after Steve’s shock cancer diagnosis.

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Amy Zitnik and David Dargan

YOUR WEDDING: Amy Zitnik and David Dargan

Children played a key role in a wedding day of true celebration.

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Jamie Davies and Jen Baines, from Lancaster, married at Our Lady and St Michaels Church in Alston, followed by a reception at Barton Grange Hotel in Preston. Pictures by Ashton Photography -  www.ashtonphotography.co.uk

Feature wedding: Michael Kors watch was a diversion from Jen’s real gift - a diamond ring

When Jamie Davies insisted he wasn’t looking for a girlfriend, Jen Baines wasn’t having any of it.

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Tracey Beaumont and Matthew Walmsley, from Walton-le-Dale, tied the knot at Shaw Hill Golf Club, Chorley. Pictures by Vision Photography - www.visionphotos.co.uk

From Lion King proposal to being a Disney princess on wedding day

Snow White and Cinderella had nothing on bride Tracey Beaumont, according to her five-year-old daughter.

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Laura Walsh and Liam James married at Park Hall Hotel in Charnock Richard on Valentine's Day. Pictures by L&L Photography, part of Magic Munkeys Photography - www.magicmunkeys.com

Romantic Valentine’s wedding for couple who met on a blind date

A regular shopping trip to Morrisons took an unusual turn for Laura Walsh, when she was approached by a stranger asking if she would like to be set up with a ‘good looking man’.

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Cherie Louise Beechey and Darren Rossall married at the Preston Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel. Pictures by Ashley Barnard - www.blackpoolphotographer.co.uk

VIDEO: Groom enlisted help of feathered friend to surprise his bride

Darren Rossall surprised his bride - and all of their wedding guests - with a barn owl ring-bearer.

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Chris Thomas and Ian Greaves married at Preston Registration Office, followed by a reception at Lea Social Club. Pictures by Ashley Barnard - www.blackpoolphotographer.co.uk. With special thanks to Rosemere Cancer Foundation - www.rosemere.org.uk.

Thoughtful couple used nuptials to help charities close to their hearts

Even when tying the knot, dedicated nurse Chris Thomas showed he was also married to his job.

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Adlington couple Emma Langley and Mark Salisbury tied the knot at Ashfield House Hotel in Wigan. 'Pictures by Velvet Fleur Photography - www.velvetfleurphotography.com

FEATURE WEDDING: Proposal even came as a surprise to Mark after Emma caught him out!

When Emma Langley decided she wanted to go to Bali to celebrate her birthday, she didn’t quite realise that her determination was putting a spanner in the works for boyfriend Mark Salisbury.

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Stephen Mellows-Facer and Lyndsey Wilson married at Bolton Registry Office followed by a humanist ceremony at The Barlow, Edgworth.' Pictures by L&L Photography, part of Magic Munkeys Photography - www.magicmunkeys.com

Couple staged theatre theme for a ‘wedding production’ with a twist

It was a wedding ‘production’ for theatre-loving pair Stephen Mellows-Facer and Lyndsey Wilson, pulled together by a dedicated ‘committee’ made up of family and friends.

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Preston couple Peter Tiltman and Jacqueline Miller married at Marsh Farm Hall in Great Eccleston, Preston, on September 19. 'Pictures by Simon Crumpton. With special thanks to Marsh Farm Hall - www.lancashire-holiday-cottages.co.uk

FEATURE WEDDING: Groom’s surprise announcement to guests during wedding speech

Walking through a notorious ‘pick-pocket hotspot’ wasn’t part of Peter Tiltman’s plan when as he carried an engagement ring around Latvia’s capital city.

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Clare Horner and Jonathan Sinclair married at St James Church, Leyland, followed by a reception at Bartle Hall'. Pictures by L&L Photography, part of Magic Munkeys Photography - www.magicmunkeys.com

‘Cute-meet’ has a happy ending for couple who met at friend’s wedding

Ten years after first saying ‘hello’ to one another at a friend’s wedding, Clare Horner and Jonathan Sinclair were saying ‘I do’ on their own special day.

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Jillian Salvin and Matthew Cross, from Chorley, married at Broadoaks Country House in Troutbeck, Windermere. Pictures by Martin Cogley at Nifty Photo - www.niftyphoto.net

FEATURE WEDDING: Sparkling celebrations for Jillian and Matthew in the Lake District

“The lake District is a very special place for us; it’s where we go to properly be together, where we can share in our passion for the outdoors, walking and good pubs.”

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Joshua Detko and Zoe Holden married at the Ashton Memorial in Lancaster on November 21, followed by a reception at Forrest Hills. 'Photos by Chris Kirk at Bay Photographic - www.bayphotographic.co.uk

FEATURE WEDDING: Zoe had her sights set on wedding venue since she was 10-years-old

Joshua Detko’s out-of-character public declaration of love for Zoe Holden was caught on CCTV camera for the couple to keep as a memento.

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Cheryl Pollard and Stephen Lamont, of Clayton-le-Woods, tied the knot at Brindle St James Church, followed by a recpetion at Mytton Fold Golf Club, Whalley. 'Pictures by Gautam Narayanan Creative Photography - www.gnphoto.co.uk

Feature wedding: Baby’s first kick made Christmas engagement all the more special

Christmas Day 2012 will always be a memorable occasion for Cheryl Pollard.

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Diane Allen Booth and Matthew Bentley married at St Paul's Church in their hometown of Withnell, followed by a two-day reception at Shaw Hill Golf Club in Whittle-le-Woods. 'Pictures by Velvet Fleur Photography - www.velvetfleurphotography.com

Feature wedding: Plenty of trips to casualty before Diane and Matt said their vows

Years of back-breaking renovation work on their dream home - which resulted in a few trips to casualty - proved to be a solid foundation for Diane Allen Booth and Matthew Bentley to build their life on.

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Andrea Taylor, from Leyland, and Brett Green, from Essex, married at the Standing Stones Hotel in their hometown of Stromness, Orkney. Pictures by Bethan Sian Photography - www.bethansianphotography.co.uk

FEATURE WEDDING: Treacherous African conditions helped Andrea and Brett grow close

The threat of forest fires, tiger sharks and giant insects doesn’t sound like the most romantic way to meet your spouse, but for Andrea Taylor and Brett Green, it was just the start of their adventurous 17-year journey.

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Dean Critchley, from Adlington, and Nicola Moss, from Horwich, married at Samlesbury Hall, Preston.' Photos by Dream Capture Photography - dreamcapturephotography.co.uk

WEDDING: Crooners serenaded Nicola and Dean in Italy for the perfect proposal

Sitting under the stars in Sorrento, listening to two ‘old Italian chaps’ singing and playing mandolins, Dean Critchley decided it was the perfect moment to propose to Nicola Moss.

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Live actor zombies made a spooky appearance at Shaun Thomas and Claire Hamilton's wedding at Gibbon Bridge in Chipping. 'Photos by Johnny Bean (www.beanphoto.co.uk)

Wedding turns into fright night as zombies descend on Halloween

Guests were given the fright of their life at a Halloween-themed wedding, when a group of terrifying zombies made an unexpected appearance.

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Michelle Stanley and Andrew Black married at St John Vianney's Church in their hometown of Blackpool, followed by a festival weekend at Marsh Farm Hall, Great Eccleston. 'Photos by  Cheshire Weddings and Portraits - www.facebook.com/cheshireweddingsandportraits

Festival theme for weekend-long wedding

It was a two-day festival themed wedding for music-loving couple Michelle Stanley and Andrew Black.

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Primary school teachers Charlotte Dickinson and James Atherton married at St Marie's, Standish, followed by a reception in a tipi at Charlotte's parents' house near Wigan Rugby Union Club. 'Photos by Capture Photography - www.heathercapture.co.uk

WEDDING: Back to bride’s childhood home for reception in a tipi

A tipi set up in her parents’ garden made Charlotte Dickinson’s wedding reception all the more personal.

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