Royal baby: Businesses join in celebrations for new arrival

Bill Bulstrode, of Bulstrodes of Framlingham, celebrates the Royal birth.

Bill Bulstrode, of Bulstrodes of Framlingham, celebrates the Royal birth. - Credit: Archant

Businesses across Suffolk are joining in the festivities to mark the birth of the Royal baby - with a variety of special promotions and celebrations.

Bill Bulstrode and Karen Haynes, of Bulstrodes of Framlingham, celebrate the Royal birth. Pictured w

Bill Bulstrode and Karen Haynes, of Bulstrodes of Framlingham, celebrate the Royal birth. Pictured with Rosie, Samual and Alyssa Walker - Credit: Archant

In Framlingham more than 40 Union flags are flying around the area of Market Hill.

Bill Bulstrode, of Bulstrode’s in Bridge Street, has also ordered a variety of memorabilia including Royal baby mugs, fridge magnets, tea towels, thimbles and much more.

He said: “It should all be arriving shortly. The birth has given the whole country a buzz. It’s absolutely fantastic and continues that feel good factor that we got from the Royal wedding and last year from the Olympics - we’ve got to try and carry that on and keep things moving.”

Meanwhile, holiday cottage firm Best of Suffolk is running a “Blue for a Boy” competition on its Facebook page. People could win a stay in the letting agency’s Blue House in Aldeburgh if they correctly guess the name of the baby and they are picked in a prize draw.

Anyone who books a stay will also be asked what they think the name will be and could be in line to win a bottle of champagne.

Naomi Tarry, who runs Best of Suffolk with her husband Alex, said: “We’re enjoying celebrating the Royal birth and wanted to find a way to share this happy news with our customers.

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“By running these two competitions we’re creating some fun and excitement around this wonderful moment. We send Kate and William our congratulations on becoming new parents and wish them and their son every happiness together.”

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