We are offering one lucky couple the chance to WIN their wedding at the Castle Green Hotel!
What’s included –
– Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator to assist with the planning of your wedding
– Personal wedding host for the day
– Ceremony room hire for up to 60 guests
– The red carpet welcome
– Your choice of seasonal reception drink
– Use of our extensive gardens for your photographs
– Complimentary hire of a private function suite and bar
– Three course set wedding breakfast for 60 guests
– White or ivory table linen
– Choice of cake stand and knife
– Evening buffet for 60 guests
– Our special wedding present –a bridal suite for the night
The prize is for 60 guests but our Function Suite can seat up to 250. So as we are paying for the first 60 guests – you can invite everyone you know!
Steve Pendrill Photography
PLUS, YOU’LL RECEIVE THESE WONDERFUL EXTRAS FROM OUR FABULOUS, LOCAL SUPPLIERS –
Many of our suppliers are offering generous discounts for all our couples, even if you don’t win so there is just no reason not to enter!
Throughout the whole wedding process the staff at Castle Green were nothing more than helpful, courteous and nothing was too much trouble. Meetings were easy to arrange and the run up to the wedding went smoothly and on the day everything was faultless. The Castle Green are a well organised venue who have been hosting wedding for years, the experience and efficiency shows, making you feel confident and relaxed that you are going to have the wedding you always wanted. Cannot fault it.
HOW IT WORKS
Entrants will be shortlisted to a list of six by our judges: Nicola Postlethwaite (Sales Office Supervisor at Castle Green Hotel); Christine Brown (Banqueting Manager at Castle Green); and Ciara Crossan (Founder & CEO at WeddingDates.co.uk); Nick devenish (Vicar at Cartmel Priory). The six shortlisted couples will then enter into a public vote to be run 2nd – 15th April. The judges will rate the six finalists awarding 1 – 6 points with 6 being the highest score. Once the public vote has concluded each couple will be awarded 1 – 6 points as above. The winning couple will be those with the highest combined score. In the event of a tie break, the couple receiving the highest public vote will be adjudged the winner.
Competition winners will be announced at our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 22nd April, which we would encourage all finalists to attend.
Wedding Date is offered as Saturday 27th October 2018 or Saturday 27th April 2019.
1. Submit your entry before midnight on 25th March 2018 to be in with a chance of winning!
2. Entrants will be shortlisted to a list of six by our judges
Nicola Postlethwaite – Award Winning Wedding Co-ordinator at Castle Green Hotel
Christine Brown – Banqueting Manager at Castle Green Hotel
Ciara Crossan – Founder & CEO at WeddingDates.co.uk
Nick Devenish – Vicar at Cartmel Priory
3. The six shortlisted couples will then enter into a public vote to be run 2nd – 15th April.
4. Competition winners will be announced at our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 22nd April!
5. By entering our competition you agree to be contacted by the Pinewood on Wilmslow and our carefully selected wedding suppliers.
From all here at The Castle Green Hotel, we wish you the very best of luck!
We believe Blackpool is the Vegas of the North so we want to give one lucky couple the chance to compare for themselves. On top of the holiday, you will also receive Viva VIP treatment with an invitation to join us here in Blackpool whenever you need a dose of fabulous entertainment.
You will be staying at the flamboyant MGM Grand which doesn’t call itself grand lightly. Located on the famous Vegas Strip, from the 45ft, bronze lion statue and the 6.6-acre swimming pool area to the four 30-storey towers and 5,000 bedrooms, this hotel is grand in every way.
Like at Viva, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining, with an incredible array of international cuisine. Also like Viva, the MGM Grand is famous for its spectacular shows. Cirque du Soleil’s, KÀ appears at the MGM Grand alongside world renowned entertainers such as David Copperfield or if you fancy a flutter, the MGM Grand has one of the largest casinos in Vegas.
The holiday includes round trip flights, double room and transfers.
For a chance for you and your guest to win this holiday to Las Vegas simply answer the question and complete the form below and click to enter.
This competition closes midnight 31st March 2017 and the winner will be notified within 14 days
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Today’s youth, tomorrow’s stars – don’t miss the first of only three opportunities in the 2016/17 season to see Warren Joyce’s under 23 side in action at the Theatre of Dreams.
United U23s take on Derby County at Old Trafford on Monday 19th September. With entry on the night free of charge, this is the perfect opportunity for younger supporters to experience a competitive match at Old Trafford and support our stars of the future.
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National Water Quality Month is an annual designation observed in August.
Make an effort to keep your water sources clean. Using non-toxic house products, not dumping things other than water down storm drains, and not flushing medication down the toilet or sink are just a few things you can do to keep the water in your area clean. Post on social media using #WaterQualityMonth to encourage others to do so as well.
Ronald Reagan, when President of the United States of America, proclaimed August “Peach Month” and called upon the people of the United States to incorporate this nutritious fruit into their diets, and call upon interested groups to celebrate this month with appropriate programs and activities. Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:05 a.m., June 16, 1982.
The peach (Prunus persica) is a species of Prunus native to China that bears an edible juicy fruit also called a peach.
It is a deciduous tree growing to 5–10 m tall, belonging to the subfamily Prunoideae of the family Rosaceae. It is classified with the almond in the subgenus Amygdalus within the genus Prunus, distinguished from the other subgenera by the corrugated seed shell.
The leaves are lanceolate, 7–15 cm long and 2–3 cm broad. The flowers are produced in early spring before the leaves; they are solitary or paired, 2.5–3 cm diameter, pink, with five petals. The fruit is a drupe, with a single large seed encased in hard wood (called the “stone” or “pit”), yellow or whitish flesh, a delicate aroma, and a skin that is either velvety (peaches) or smooth (nectarines) in different cultivars. The flesh is very delicate and easily bruised in some cultivars, but is fairly firm in some commercial cultivars, especially when green. The seed is red-brown, oval shaped and 1.5-2 cm long. Peaches, along with cherries, plums, and apricots, are stone fruits (drupes).
Watermelon is the perfect fruit to enjoy on August 3rd. It is also National Watermelon Day. Enjoyed by many, it is a favorite at summertime events such as picnics and fairs. Watermelon is 92% water, which is why it is so refreshing.
Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant originally from southern Africa. Its fruit, which is also called watermelon, is a special kind referred to by botanists as a pepo, a berry which has a thick rind (exocarp) and fleshy center (mesocarp and endocarp). Pepos are derived from an inferior ovary and are characteristic of the Cucurbitaceae. The watermelon fruit, loosely considered a type of melon – although not in the genus Cucumis – has a smooth exterior rind (usually green with dark green stripes or yellow spots) and a juicy, sweet interior flesh (usually deep red to pink, but sometimes orange, yellow, or white).
The fruit was likely first cultivated for its ability to hold plentiful water in a desert landscape, especially since the wild melon was bitter or tasteless. Seeds and art found in tombs of Pharaohs are substantial evidence of the watermelon’s value. Cultivation and breeding brought out the better qualities of sweet and tender fruit we enjoy today.
Watermelons can grow enormous, and you will find competitions across the country which award prizes each year for the largest one. The Guinness Book of World Records states that the heaviest watermelon weighed 262 pounds. To learn more refreshing watermelon facts, check out www.watermelon.org.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Enjoy a slice of Watermelon today and celebrate with the rest of the country! Post on social media using #NationalWatermellonDay.
There are many “nut” days throughout the year such as National Almond Day, National Pistachio Day, National Pecan Day but August 3rd embraces them. It’s National Grab Some Nuts Day!
These little bountiful nuggets contain wholesome nutrients, have a long shelf life and can be quite portable. They add a nice crunch to snacks and desserts as well as savory meals. National Grab Some Nuts Day might seem a little squirrelly, but then again it’s the right time of year for it. Go nuts and grab a few or a lot!
HOW TO OBSERVE
Do not forget to grab a handful of your favourite flavour of nuts today! Post on social media using #NationalGrabSomeNutsDay.