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Couple with combined age of 194 set to marry

A couple from Sussex will break a world record - as well as a few hearts - when they tie the knot this summer.

George Kirby and Doreen Luckie from Eastbourne are proving you're never too old to find love. They'll become the oldest bride and groom in history - with a combined age of 194 on the big day.

Andy Dickenson's been to find out how their wedding plans are coming along.

Owners come to terms with huge loss after secretary steals thousands from family business

The wedding industry's in full swing...bringing a massive ten billion pounds to the British economy every year. But it can be a precarious business - as one Berkshire couple found out when an employee stole more than ninety thousand pounds.

Joanne Jordan - who was the secretary for the wedding venue the Old Mill in Aldermaston has been jailed for her crime. But the owners say as the wedding season gets underway they're still coming to terms with their huge loss as Mel Bloor reports.

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Owners speak of devastation at how secretary stole thousands from family business

Secretary at the Old Mill wedding venue in Aldermaston stole nearly £90,000 from owners of the venue.

Joanne Jordan was jailed for two years Credit: Thames Valley Police

The owners of the Old Mill, Robin and Diane Arlott, say they were devastated at how their secretary was stealing from their business.

Special offer for brides in the New Year

Bargains for brides in the New Year Credit: ITV

We all know weddings can cost a lot of money but now anyone wanting to tie the knot in Brighton and Hove this winter can do so at a cheaper price.

The colder months are traditionally a quieter time for weddings - and so the Register Office is offering a 25 per cent discount on bookings from 1 January until the end of March.

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Average cost of wedding day in region is £15,000

It's often described as one of the biggest days of your life, and is certainly one of the most expensive.

Couples are spending thousands on their wedding day. In fact, the average cost of a wedding in the Meridian region is £14,980 - a little higher than the national average of £14,441.

Lauren Hall has been to the National Wedding Show to find out why tying the knot means untying those purse strings.

Engagement ring stolen at wedding subject of £1,000 reward

The family of a bride who's engagement ring was stolen on her wedding day are offering a £1000 reward to try and get it back before the couple return from honeymoon.

The ring was in a handbag taken from the lobby of St Peter ad Vincula Church in Wisborough Green, Sussex. The theft understandably put a dampener on the couple's special day - who then tried to track it down with a mobile phone.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to the groom's father Mervyn Granshaw.

Brides could be walking down the "pier"

Bournemouth Pier could soon be used by couples wanting to get married. The Key West Restaurant at the end of the pier has applied to become a wedding venue.

People could soon be tying the knot on Bournemouth Pier Credit: ITV Meridian

Beach weddings are already popular along the Dorset coast, with 94 couples tying the knot at a licensed beach hut at West Cliff.

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VIDEO : When love conquers all

A couple have beaten the odds to enjoy the sort of wedding most of us would take for granted. Olympic hopeful Natalie Burr was paralysed from the neck down while trampolining - and was told she would never walk again.

But, with her partner Shane's support, she managed to make it down the aisle - and dance the first dance. Sarah Saunders went to meet them.

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