The Dunblane streets are to be decked with wedding bows when Scotland tennis star Andy Murray tied the knot there next month. In the town, the traders met earlier this week to talk about arrangements for the event, in which thousands and thousands of tennis fans from all across the nation are expected to throng the streets.
Murray, now 27, is set to marry his fiance of 9 years, Kim Sears, on April 11 at Dunblane Cathedral. The 2-times Grand Slam champ and Ms Sears were anticipated to get married in the chapel at Cromlix House, located near Kinbuck. The three hundred seat, twelfth century cathedral is much larger than Cromlix chapel, that just has 28 seats.
A whole lot of local businesses are hatching a plan for special events the wedding day, but said it was very important the Andy Murray and his family’s privacy is highly respected.
Tom Casey, chairman of the Discover Dunblane, the body that represents Dunblane’s traders, told the pair would be “Dunblane’s royalty”. He added that they are very conscious that the family are attempting to keep the marriage as low key and as private as possible. A number of shops in the town would be doing individual things to mark the event as they generally do when Andy is playing. Read more »
Around a week ago 25 year old Liza Heaton got the prognosis and it was told that she had less than a month to live. A rare form of cancer which affects young people, synovial sarcoma, had come back to her body after 3 years of remission. Now, the disease was back and it is more aggressive than earlier, and a gastrointestinal obstacle would prevent treatment. Johns Hopkins cancer center’s oncologists had recommended hospice as well as palliative care.
When Heaton’s family members in Shreveport dealt with the news of Liza’s prognosis, over hundred family members and close friends from across the nation flocked to her side to spend the last hours together. Read more »