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Marriage

Court says no to Civil Partnership for heterosexual couples

Authored by Sue Cade

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

Authored by Mary

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

Authored by Mary

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

Authored by George Dawson

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

Authored by Mary

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...