HAVING met through a mutual friend, Ed Horwich and Francine Adelman married at the Grand Synagogue in Florence, Italy.
Ed, the son of the late Leslie and Celine Horwich, hails from Southport
while his bride Francine, the daughter of Merton and Janice Firestone,
is from Manchester.
70 close friends and family, including Francine's children Lucy, Leo
and Karl, made the trip to Italy to join in the celebrations.
Francine is a partner in the LINK Jewish Awareness Partnership while Ed is a commercial photographer and web designer.
Ed also finds time to regularly present the Jewish Hour on BBC Radio Manchester.
Following a honeymoon in Italy, Ed and Francine have settled in Prestwich.
ONE night in May 2006, Rob Carr spotted a pink, sparkly headband and immediately complimented its wearer KIM FISHMAN.
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Five years later, Rob and Kim married at Cameron House Hotel, Loch Lomond.
The two were attending a Jewish charity party when they hit it off over Kim's colourful headgear.
Solicitor Mark, of Newton Mearns, proposed on holiday in Spain in August 2009.
Kim, who owns online gift store funkyhoney.co.uk, is originally from London.
is the daughter of Ian FISHMAN and the late Angela FISHMAN, originally
from Hull, while Rob, 29, is the son of Stephen and Ros CARR, of Newton
were Rob's sister Lucie Frosdick, Kim's sister-in-law Rebecca Fishman,
friends Lisa Wilton and Hannah Grant and Kim's two-year-old niece Orla.
Pageboys were Jesse Fishman and Oscar Frosdick while Kim's brother Oliver was an usher. Best man was Simon Harris, of Glasgow.
grandmother Rachel Sternson, of Glasgow, watched on proudly. And family
and friends joined from Australia, Israel, Canada, Norway and Italy.
Rabbi Yossi Jacobs, of Singers Hill Synagogue in Birmingham, who grew up with Rob in Glasgow, conducted the ceremony.
couple, who have settled West Hampstead, London, had a mini-honeymoon
in Italy, but will spend almost a month in South Africa in December.