Michael Sneath and Louise Bates

MICHAEL Sneath, only son of Mr and Mrs David Sneath, of Empingham Road, Exton and Louise Bates, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Stephen Bates, of Tennyson Way, Stamford, were married at All Saints’ Church, Stamford.

Given away by her father the bride wore a full-length ivory dress with train and Swarovski crystal bodice. A Swarovski crystal tiara held a veil. Sophie Godwin, Andrea Copeland and Isabelle Sneath were in attendance. Best man was John Barwell. A reception was held at Normanton Park Hotel. The couple will honeymoon in Turkey later in the year.

The groom, a warehouseman, and the bride, a nursery assistant will continue to live at Kesteven Road, Stamford.