PHOTO: Sophie Pierre Photography ■ THE marriage of Simon Crockford and Deborah Jane Laing, of Payton near Wellington, took place at Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton.

The bridegroom, a hospital senior technician, is the youngest son of Anne Crockford and the late Jack Crockford of Walnut Drive, Bridgwater, and the bride, a fundraising administrator, is the eldest daughter of Nigel and Susan Laing, of Payton. A reception for 85 guests was held at Hestercombe and the couple spent their honeymoon in the Lake District.”