Bonny baby winners announced

SUFFOLK'S bonniest babies have been announced after thousands cast their vote in the Evening Star's annual competition.And the reader's clear favourites were 15-week-old Harry Whitman and 1-year-old Courtney Morgan-Lee Hill.

SUFFOLK'S bonniest babies have been announced after thousands cast their vote in the Evening Star's annual competition.

And the reader's clear favourites were 15-week-old Harry Whitman and 1-year-old Courtney Morgan-Lee Hill.

These two beautiful bouncing babies each prompted more than 100 readers to post or phone in their vote, fighting off stiff competition from more than 200 entrants.

The proud parents will now be presented with a 16in by 12in framed canvas photograph worth £170 provided by Premier Promotions, as well as £100 of Asda vouchers.


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Courtney's dad, warehouse worker Daniel Hill, 20, said: “We were over the moon to find out we had won.

“I want to say a big thank you to everyone who voted for Courtney.”

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Courtney is Mr Hill and partner Hayley Park's first child, and Mr Hill said: “She must have improved with age because we entered her last year and she didn't win.”

And engraver Paul Whitman and his wife Ree, a receptionist at St Clements Hospital in Ipswich, were also delighted to learn that their baby had won the boys' category.

Mr Whitman said: “We always thought Harry was the most beautiful baby - every parent probably thinks that about their own child.

“But it is very nice to win a competition like this and find out that other people agree with us.”

The competition was open to parents of children under five who were invited to send in pictures for a supplement published by the Evening Star in November.

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