Skaife - Clarke

THE wedding of Ruth Skaife, daughter of Geoff and Wendy Skaife, of Harrogate and Victor Malcolm Clarke, son of Albert and Pat Clarke, of Harrogate, took place at Ripley Castle.

The bride arrived in a beautifully decorated Range Rover, and following the ceremony in the drawing room and photographs in the walled garden, the couple were taken by horse and carriage to the Boars Head, Ripley for a small family reception.

The couple honeymooned in the Lake District where they walked part of the Cumbrian Way.

On their return a wedding party was held at Harrogate golf Club. The bride is a very keen golfer and the couple arrived by golf buggy, driving up the 1st fairway led by a bagpiper.

The bride is an accountant and works for Saffery Champness, Chartered Accountants in Harrogate.

The bridegroom works in finance at Harrogate District Hospital.