Local businesses unite to thank a keyworker with a FREE wedding

The last 10 weeks have been an unprecedented time for the whole world. So many families have been bereaved. Businesses have been majorly affected, and jobs have been lost. The amazing NHS staff, careworkers and keyworkers have been on the frontline looking after our loved ones and keeping the country running.

Tina Wing from Tina Wing Photography has been looking for a way that her business could say thank you to everyone, and over the last few weeks she has been putting together a competition for a keyworker to win their wedding, whilst also supporting local small businesses.

One lucky couple will win their dream wedding, which will take place at the Chichester Hotel, Wickford, Easter weekend 2021.

The package is worth almost £13,000, and includes;

  • The Chichester Hotel – wedding breakfast for 50, and evening reception for 100.
  • Olivia’s Roses – venue decoration, table plan, and wedding flowers.
  • Oliver’s Formalwear – groomsmen suit hire
  • Tina Wing Photography – full day photography from preparations to first dance
  • Northfield Weddings – full day video coverage and 20 minute highlight film
  • Ellays Disco – 5 hour disco and photo booth
  • Wow Balloons – balloon moon
  • The Limousine Bureau – limo to the Chichester for one group
  • Beautifully Loved – wedding dress
  • Magic Frostie – full wedding magic package
  • Sugar Lump Lane – wedding cake
  • Hair by Maria – wedding hair
  • Make up by Lynda Constable – wedding make up

To enter the competition, one of the couple has to live in the geographic areas of Wickford, Rayleigh, Basildon, Pitsea, Billericay, West and South Hanningfield, Stock, South Woodham Ferrers, Benfleet, or Hullbridge.

The couple will be responsible for arranging and paying for the Essex County Council Registration Service Team, notice of marriage and wedding insurance.

The competition is also supported by An Essex Wedding Magazine and the wedding might be featured in it.

Entries close on July 15.

The couple can enter themselves, or someone can nominate them. Further information is available at https://www.tinawingphotography.co.uk/win-a-keyworker-wedding

Tina said: “I’m so excited to have been able to bring this competition together, along with some amazing fellow small business suppliers. I’m really looking forward to judging and selecting the lucky couple.”

The Chichester Hotel lies in the heart of the countryside district of Rochford and is rich in history, boasting numerous medieval churches.

Manager James Gibson said “We are delighted to be involved with this amazing competition and to be able to give back to our fantastic key workers.”


Mick Ferris

Editor Email: mickferris@yellowad.co.uk