updated 02/17/2011 AT 2:50 PM ET
•originally published 02/24/2011 AT 8:30 AM ET
The royal couple have made their home in a remote corner of Northwest Wales known for a sheep population that outnumbers its human counterparts three-times over.
Not that the town is snooze-worthy, according to PEOPLE’s chief foreign correspondent Simon Perry. Middleton and her prince have been spotted at local watering hole The White Eagle, often grabbing pub grub or a hearty meal during a night on the town.
The sightings continue: The couple make their weekly grocery trips at the local Tesco supermarket, where, not surprisingly, they can’t get through the checkout lane without causing a stir among local shoppers.
So how is the town celebrating the April 29 wedding day? A “big street party,” one local tells PEOPLE. “We’re going to be putting names of a male and a female into a hat,” she says. “And we’re going to be drawing a name so that we’ll be able to have our own personal Prince William and Kate.”
For much more on William and Kate’s wedding, including the bride’s likely royal title and her pre-wedding princess training, pick up this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday
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