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Couple become first in Jersey to convert civil partnership to marriage

It's official! Gary and Alan Burgess convert their civil partnership to a marriage. Credit: Gary Burgess

A couple have become the first in Jersey to convert their civil partnership to a marriage.

Gary and Alan Burgess held their wedding ceremony in March, but they could not be officially 'married', as the same-sex marriage law was yet to come into effect.

But now it is official - and they say it is great for their vows to be officially recognised.

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