Dream wedding arrangements coming together for Broughton cancer sufferer Liam Thompson with people's generous help
The church is booked, a beautiful bridal gown has been picked and wedding rings have been snapped up as cancer sufferer Liam Thompson prepares to marry his fiancee Alice Faulkner.
The bride and groom-to-be are planning their big day with the help of local businesses who have come forward offering their services free of charge.
Liam Thompson, 22, of Broughton and his fiancee Alice Faulkner, 21, have brought forward plans to marry after Mr Thompson's health started to deteriorate.
He was diagnosed with osteosarcoma – an aggressive form of bone cancer – in August last year and has already lost his leg to the cancer.
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As the Telegraph exclusively revealed last month, the couple are putting the finishing touches to their big day as they await the test results of his third and final round of chemotherapy, which will show whether anything more can be done.
The couple, who had planned to marry in 2014, will now be exchanging their wedding vows on Sunday, October 21 this year at their dream church, St Hybald's Church, Scawby.
They met with Reverend David Eames earlier this week to sign the paperwork to book the church for the service.
"It's going really well," said Miss Faulkner.
"I'm actually quite shocked with how well it's going and how quickly things have moved on from last week – it's been a whirlwind and all of a sudden we've got a wedding. We're really pleased."
Mr Thompson returns to St James's University Hospital in Leeds on Friday (September 7) for his final round of chemotherapy.
Miss Faulkner said: "This time Liam seems to be all right. He's back to hospital on Friday for the last one, then it's the scan and when doctors decide whether there is anything they can do or not, so it could be another two to three weeks before we know."
Meanwhile, the couple have been sifting through offers of help they have received – some of which have been accepted.
Gez Reilly, director of Nowell Hotels Ltd, which owns The Wortley House Hotel in Scunthorpe, has offered to be the couple's wedding planner.
And he has kindly donated the use of the venue free of charge, plus catering for the day and an evening reception.
Mr Reilly said: "We just want to help. The whole Wortley team are determined to give Liam and Alice the best day possible. We've planned the colour scheme, had an idea for favours and even sorted the menus down to the fine detail."
And Coe & Co Jewellers on Scunthorpe's High Street, have donated the wedding rings.
Among the plans finalised are colour themes, menus, table decorations, chair covers, a wedding dress, balloons, bridesmaid dresses, a veil and tiara, a wedding cake, and a DJ courtesy of Carl Stothard.
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