A romantic gesture from a Kirkby man has now bagged him more brownie points with his fiancee after winning our vintage Valentine’s Day treat.
There were many heart-warming gestures to win the prize, but Kevin Mouldycliffe came out on top.
The 52-year-old surprised his girlfriend Ellen Platts with an impromptu proposal on New Year’s Eve.
He said he literally ran to the jewellers with just 10 minutes to spare before they closed to pick out the ring.
“In the spur of the moment on way from work new years eve I decided to buy an engagement ring and propose. I got to the jewellers with 10 minutes to spare before closing that day and got down on one knee that night in front of a house full of people to the surprise of everyone even my girlfriend.
“She said yes and the ring was a perfect fit,” he said.
Now the loved-up couple will celebrate the most romantic day of the year with an afternoon tea for two at Lazy Daisy’s Vintage Tea Party.
They will enjoy beautiful home made scones, cakes, and of course, tea on Sunday, at the picturesque Newstead Abbey.
Sutton mum Rebecca Leiver set up the quirky business a year ago, and single-handedly, bakes all of the yummy treats herself - but her friend does help serve them up.
She said it is going from ‘strength to strength’.
Rebecca said starting the business was always an ambition, after baking cakes at Newstead Abbey,
She said: “Baking has always been a passion of mine, so this is just a dream come true.”