Free Radio listeners have had a thank you card from the Kensington Palace to say thank you for the cards and gifts sent by the station.
In the letter the Private Secretary to HRH The Duke of Cambridge wrote to thank Free Radio and everyone in the West Midlands very much for the spectacular card which was sent to Their Royal Highnesses on the occasion of the birth of their son Prince George. He went on to say that the couple have been overwhelmed by the incredibly kind messages they have received.
The specially produced 6ft x 4ft gift card was created by Free Radio and toured around the West Midlands for the public to sign to leave their messages of congratulations. The card stopped off in Coventry, Wolverhampton, Worcester and Birmingham city centres on its tour the day after the birth of Prince George was announced, before being packed up and driven down to London to be hand delivered to Kensington Palace on Wednesday 23rd July 2013.
Over 250 families signed the giant baby card including Free Radio presenters Sam & Mark, Dan Morrissey and Russ Morris. Its journey around the region and to the palace was followed on Twitter via the #GiantBabyCard and despite the crowds around the royal home the card found its way into the palace, where it was
Free Radio presenter Russ Morris said of the delivery ‘With so much going on in their lives right now it was lovely to receive a message of thanks on behalf of everyone who signed the card, hopefully there will be a royal visit to the West Midlands soon and they’ll be welcome at Free Radio.’