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Northampton Couple Among The First To Have Same-Sex Marriage

A gay couple from Northampton will be among the first in the country to get married this Saturday on the first day same sex couples can legally wed in England & Wales.

A gay couple from Northampton will be among the first in the country to get married this Saturday on the first day same sex couples can legally wed in England and Wales.

Four gay couples from Northamptonshire registered to marry as soon as the law came into force; three of the weddings take place on Saturday, and the fourth will be next week.

Reporter Anna Bartlett explains how the law has changed, while Stuart talks to the Northampton couple - Scott Maloney and Matthew Torensen, and to gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.

Also:

• hundreds of Northamptonshire schools are affected as teachers strike over pay
• how safe is it to cycle in Northamptonshire?
• people living at Middleton and Cottingham object to homes being built in the Welland Valley
• the Cobblers are denied victory against Wimbledon by a stoppage time goal
• a Corby food company win a “FreeFrom” Food Award

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