'We don't have much luck': Coronavirus crisis cancels Leeds couple's wedding for second time

A Leeds couple have been left 'heartbroken' after the coronavirus crisis cancelled their wedding for the second time.

Friday, 27th March 2020, 6:00 am

Gemma Turpin, 32, and Jake Moss, 34, planned to tie the knot on April 24 before the UK was put on lockdown.

Their first wedding date in 2017 was also cancelled when their son Jenson, now 10, developed pneumonia.

The couple, who have been together for 14 years, say they 'don't have much luck' as they cancel all the arrangements for the ceremony at their local church in Scholes.

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Gemma Turnin, 32, and Jake Moss, 34, planned to tie the knot on April 24

Gemma said: "I found out the day after I got back from my hen do, which was meant to be in Dublin for St Patrick's Day.

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"My maid of honour had to organise a whole new surprise hen do in Whitby, which was amazing.

"But then I got back and the wedding was cancelled, I was heartbroken.

The couple's first wedding date in 2017 was cancelled when their son Jenson, now 10, developed pneumonia

"We don't have much luck."

The couple hope to re-book the wedding for 2021 to avoid another possible cancellation later in year.

Gemma added: "We had everything booked and planned, luckily we've not lost any money as people have been really good.

"We're thinking of June next year now as we don’t know what this year is going to be like, money-wise, with all this going on.

"We're hoping for third time lucky!"