2007 and Krissy had organised a charity race night at the local pub, The Crown, Manchester. Hung behind the bar was a signed Manchester United shirt which was an auction prize for the charity night.
Now Gary was a regular at The Crown and wanted to buy the shirt but they wouldn’t let him until on the night. The race night arrived and the auction for the shirt started, Gary,,,,, won it with his £1k bid. Krissy got chatting to him as she thought he was fit and loaded! They hit it off started to date and eventually fell in love…
NYE 2012 whilst having their last walk of the year with Dexter the dog on the park, it was there, Gary asked Krissy if she would marry him. It was in the rain, not on 1 knee, with no ring.
Chris has worked for United Utilities since October 2003 and started as an Apprentice at St Helens... Nic started with United Utilities 3 years later and was based in Warrington. In 2007 Chris became a Process Controller at Warrington and instantly wondered who the gorgeous blonde was with a silver Nissan Micra, he gave her the nickname 'micrababe'. After 4 years of opening the doors and passing at the fax machine, Chris and the Micrababe, finally started to date.
2013 whilst in Paris on the lovers Bridge over the River Seine. Chris on one knee, armed with the ring wrote on a pad lock, Nicola Bate, “will you marry me?” She said “Yes,” they locked the pad lock to the bridge railings and threw the key into the river.
Steve Mitchell, full time professional, wedding DJ & Host, Dad and Husband.