Night of luxury for Sunderland bride who is dying of cancer

Kelly Bainbridge-Flor with her husband Dino on their honeymoon at Seaham Hall Hotel.''The 27 year old from Silksworth was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, she was told in July 2011 that the cancer had spread to her brain and that she only had weeks to live. They were married on August 22nd.
Kelly Bainbridge-Flor with her husband Dino on their honeymoon at Seaham Hall Hotel.''The 27 year old from Silksworth was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, she was told in July 2011 that the cancer had spread to her brain and that she only had weeks to live. They were married on August 22nd.
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BRAVE Kelly Bainbridge-Flor saw one of her final wishes come true when she arrived at Seaham Hall with her new husband.

The terminally ill 27-year-old is fighting to live her life to the full after being told the breast cancer she thought she had beaten had spread to her brain.

Kelly Bainbridge-Flor with her husband Dino on their honeymoon at Seaham Hall Hotel.''The 27 year old from Silksworth was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, she was told in July 2011 that the cancer had spread to her brain and that she only had weeks to live. They were married on August 22nd.

Kelly Bainbridge-Flor with her husband Dino on their honeymoon at Seaham Hall Hotel.''The 27 year old from Silksworth was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, she was told in July 2011 that the cancer had spread to her brain and that she only had weeks to live. They were married on August 22nd.

Kelly brought forward her wedding to Dino Flor, 30, with friends rallying to organise the event in just four days.

But the former Farringdon School pupil has continued to defy medics and is now determined to spend Christmas with her new husband and family.

In a bid to keep herself fighting, Kelly has written a list of 25 things to do before she dies, which includes a trip to Paris and a picnic on the beach.

Yesterday, the newly-weds landed at top North East hotel Seaham Hall where they spent the night for their honeymoon – one of her dying wishes.

The couple arrived in style in a vintage wedding car before enjoying a relaxing night together.

After being diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoing a course of chemotherapy last summer, Kelly moved to Madeira, where she met Dino, a hospital technician.

In April, she returned to the UK to have a double mastectomy to prevent the cancer returning.

But despite being given the all-clear, Kelly was plagued with headaches and a scan revealed she had secondary cancer in her brain.

Portuguese medics advised Kelly, a call centre manager, to return to the UK for treatment but she was told travelling on a normal plane could kill her because of the pressure.

Her employers paid for a private low-flying jet to take her back home so she could be treated at Newcastle’s RVI.

On August 22, four days after being given a week to live, Kelly and Dino had their dream wedding, followed by a reception at the Roker Hotel.

As a mini honeymoon, St Benedict’s Hospice in Newcastle Road, Sunderland, where the couple are staying, arranged a stay at Seaham Hall. The hotel donated a meal and overnight stay.

Campbell Wedding Cars also donated the vintage car to get them to the venue in style and Sunderland Carers Centre has paid for treatments at the Serenity Spa.