Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Dream Wedding Win for Couple

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Dream Wedding Win for Couple

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ONE lucky couple is celebrating winning the Evening Gazette's pounds 10,000 dream wedding.

Paul Baker and Gen Turner, both 29, beat 68 other couples and collected 3,234 tokens to set up a stately start to married life.

Call centre manager Gen said: "I still can't believe we have won such a fantastic prize.

"We were going to save up for about two years, it's just wonderful!"

"We've told our mums and dads and they are so happy, but so far it still doesn't seem real."

The pair met through mutual friends six years ago, and business analyst Paul popped the question last month.

He said: "We went up to Sutton Bank and when we were sat down on a bench, I got down on one knee."

Gen said: "It was so romantic, he gave me a beautiful emerald cut diamond and I said 'Yes' very quickly."

Gen and Paul, who live in Trimdon Avenue, Middlesbrough, are hoping to marry in March 2009 and want to have spring as the theme.

They will tie the knot at stunning Gisborough Hall where they will raise a glass to friends and family. …

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