Wedding: Kirsty Short and Ralph Willoughby

KIRSTY Short and Ralph Willoughby were married at St Michael’s Church, Louth, by the Rev Sue Oliver.

Kirsty is the daughter of Tony and Mary Short of Keddington Crescent, Louth, and Ralph is the last child of George and Barbara Willoughby of Thorsthorpe, Alford.

The bride was given away by her father.

She wore an Alexia couture ivory strapless designer gown with beaded bodice, beading trailing down the left side and a train.

Rebecca Short, sister-in-law, was matron of honour and niece Elizabeth Short was flower girl.

Rebecca wore a burgundy full length dress and Elizabeth wore a burgundy and cream dress.

They carried bouquets of grand prix roses, eringium and pitosprum in a tear-drop shape.

Nephew Charlie Nicholls was page boy.

The men wore Prince Edward herringbone suits in black.

Best man was James Hunt and ushers were Anthony Short and James Nickson.

The reception was held at the Kenwick Golf Club.

The couple honeymooned in Tunisia and will live in Keddington Crescent, Louth.

The bride was educated at Cordeaux School and works at W Boyes & Co in Louth.

The groom was educated at John Spendluffe School, Alford, and works at H W Smith groundworks in Markby.

The couple thanked Neil Thompson from Thompson and Smith for the wedding car.

Official photographer was Memories of Louth.