Two Doncaster couples hitch up to dream wedding bid

Louise Kerry and Karl Willis, with daughters Heidi and Freya.

Louise Kerry and Karl Willis, with daughters Heidi and Freya.

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Two Doncaster couples are battling it out to win their dream weddings in two radio station competitions.

Louise Kerry, aged 32, and Karl Willis, 24, of Eaton Square in Barnburgh, must raise as much money as they can during the next two weeks for the Cash For Kids charity as part of a Hallam FM competition. If they raise more money than the other competing couples, they will win a dream wedding.

Melissa Timmins and her fiance, Nick Cooper.

Melissa Timmins and her fiance, Nick Cooper.

Louise and Karl, parents of twin baby daughters, Heidi and Freya, said they would be ‘pulling out all the stops’ to raise vital funds and win the £26,000 top prize, as otherwise they would not be able to afford to get married.

Louise added: “The wedding will be at Owston Hall and everything will be paid for. We are desperate to win.

“So far we have arranged a charity football match, a toddle waddle in Cusworth and a big charity night in Ravenfield near Rotherham with a top prize of seven nights in Portugal for two.”

Anyone who wants to find out about the couple’s events can do so and donate at Hallam FM-You Tell The Bride - Louise & Karl or call Louise on 07956097833.

Meanwhile in a similar competition for Viking FM, Doncaster couple Melissa Timmins, aged 26, and her fiancé, Nick Cooper, also 26, of Dunstan Drive, Thorne, are aiming to win a £20,000 dream wedding at Cave Castle Hotel in South Cave in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Melissa said: “It would be a dream come true to win this. To raise funds we are working with Fit Mums and friends, we are also arranging fundraising bake sales, a tombola and a car boot sale at the Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster on Sunday.”

People can donate to Melissa and Nick’s Cash for Kids cause by texting COUPLE1 to 70808, the standard text is set up to donate £5, or online at Viking FM, You Tell The Bride - Melissa & Nick

Cash for Kids responds to the needs of children in communities so they can live life to the full.