Couple’s dream wedding arrives after winning NHS ‘thank you’ competition

Paramedics Tia and Joel won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS ‘thank you’ competition

Paramedics Tia and Joel (inset) won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS ‘thank you’ competition in 2020 to win the prize. They get married tomorrow (April 6). - Credit: EMMA ASHDOWN PHOTOGRAPHY / Archant

A lucky couple who won a competition in 2020 to land a dream wedding will tie the knot tomorrow (April 6). 

Tia Whiteman and Joel Whittingham, paramedics for the East of England Ambulance Service, entered a competition ran by Chippenham Park near Newmarket and its suppliers to win a wedding package as a ‘thank you’ to NHS staff for their dedication throughout the coronavirus pandemic. 

Paramedics Tia and Joel have won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS ‘th

Paramedics Tia and Joel won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS ‘thank you’ competition in 2020 to win the prize. They get married tomorrow (April 6). Picture: EMMA ASHDOWN PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Archant

After being invited to the venue to speak about making the final shortlist on August 7 2020, it was revealed they had actually won the prize.

A spokesperson for Chippenham Park said: “We decided to give back in the best way we knew how, and that was to offer one lucky couple who works for the NHS a free wedding.” 

Tia and Joel’s wedding day tomorrow will include a bridal gown up to the value of £1,500 from Blush Ely as well as professional photography, catering, decorations and entertainment. 

Paramedics Tia and Joel have won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS ‘th

Paramedics Tia and Joel won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS ‘thank you’ competition in 2020 to win the prize. They get married tomorrow (April 6). Picture: SUPPLIED - Credit: Archant

MaryAnne and Adam's gorgeous wedding at Chippenham Park in Newmarket, England. Photos by STUDIO 1208

A gorgeous wedding at Chippenham Park in Newmarket, England. Photos by STUDIO 1208 - Credit: STUDIO 1208

Paramedics Tia and Joel won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS competition

Paramedics Tia and Joel won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS ‘thank you’ competition in 2020 to win the prize. They get married tomorrow (April 6). - Credit: Terri + Lori Photo + Film

Paramedics Tia and Joel won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS competition

Paramedics Tia and Joel won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS ‘thank you’ competition in 2020 to win the prize. They get married tomorrow (April 6). - Credit: Terri + Lori Photo + Film

Paramedics Tia and Joel won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS competition

Paramedics Tia and Joel won a dream wedding package at Chippenham Park after entering a NHS ‘thank you’ competition in 2020 to win the prize. They get married tomorrow (April 6). - Credit: Michelle White Photography