Couple marry in Fernhurst

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SOPHIE Cottam, daughter of Angela and James Cottam of Fernhurst, married Steven Wells at St Margaret’s Church in the village.

The bride wore a Lyn Ashworth gown with an ivory lace bodice and an organza skirt with a matching lace three-quarter-length sleeve shrug.

The Rev Gerry Parrot conducted the service.

The reception was held in the garden of the bride’s parents where the guests ate local venison and danced to a six-piece band into the early hours.

The couple, who both work in IT in the health sector, honeymooned in the Maldives before beginning a three-month sabbatical from their jobs to enable them to travel in the Far East including Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, ending up in Australia with relatives of the bridegroom.

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