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B&B "gay row" couple will have to wait for result

Guesthouse owners Peter and Hazelmary Bull at a previous hearing Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Two Cornish guesthouse owners will have to wait at least eight weeks to find out if their appeal at the Supreme Court was successful.

Peter and Hazelmary Bull were originally made to pay damages to a gay couple they turned away from their bed and breakfast in Marazion in 2008.

The judgement of their appeal has been reserved.

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Coastguard says horse and rider in water to 'cool down'

The horse became quite flustered and the rider managed to get off but the horse went further out to sea.

Falmouth Coastguard requested that the Penzance rescue team went to the scene.

The rider was unhurt but efforts were made to recover the horse to shore.

When the crews were trying to bring it back to shore, they believed it was deceased.

– Spokeswoman, Maritime & Coastguard Agency.

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Gay row B&B to be turned into respite care centre

The Chymorvah Hotel in Marazion will be turned into a respite care centre for Christians. Credit: ITV News West Country

The owners of a bed and breakfast in Cornwall who refused to let a gay couple share a room because of their religious beliefs are turning their guesthouse into respite care centre for Christians.

Peter and Hazelmary Bull were ordered to pay £3600 in damages to Martyn Hall and his civil partner Steven Preddy after it was found they had breached equality laws.

The Christian Institute say the hoteliers have now decided to turn the B&B in Marazion into a not-for-profit organisation. Anyone staying there would be expected to abide by their beliefs.

Owners of Cornish guesthouse win right to appeal

The Christian owners of a Cornish guesthouse who refused to allow a gay couple to stay in a double-bedded room have won the right to take their case to the Supreme Court.

A court had ruled that Peter and Hazelmary Bull breached equality laws but the couple claim their policy is not related to sexual orientation but sexual practice.

The couple say their policy is related to sexual practice, not sexual orientation Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Earlier this year Court of Appeal judges dismissed a challenge brought by Peter and Hazelmary Bull, who run Chymorvah House in Marazion, against a ruling they breached equality legislation when they turned away Martyn Hall and his civil partner Steven Preddy in September 2008.

Martyn Hall and Steven Preddy were turned away from the guesthouse in September 2008. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive/Press Association Images

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