More than 2,000 people have joined a Facebook campaign to keep the bronze paint on a post box in Lowestoft, in honour of local boxer Anthony Ogogo.
The middleweight was welcomed back to the town this week after winning a bronze medal at the London Olympics.
But the Royal Mail says it's only honouring gold medallists, and the unofficial tribute will soon be repainted red.
Etienne Stott from Bedford who won Gold, alongside his partner Tim Baillie in the two man canoe slalom.
The 33-year-old learnt his skills at the canoe club in his home town and returned there tonight. Neil Bradford was there.
Olympic gold medallist Greg Rutherford was given a hero's welcome back at the athletics track where he learned his trade.
Reporter Lauren Carter went to meet the long-jump Olympic champion.
Olympic boxer Anthony Ogogo said he was completely overwhelmed by the welcome he received on his return to Lowestoft.
Malcolm Robertson grabbed a quick word with the Olympian.
Essex sailor Saskia Clark was back to show off her silver medal. Saskia, who's from West Mersea, took part in today's Mersea Carnival. Hannah Pettifer reports.
Hundreds turned out to welcome gymnast Louis Smith back to the Huntingdon Gym Club.
Louis, who won a silver and a bronze in the Olympics, was visiting the gym where he trains before heading to Peterborough for an open-top bus ride.
Olympic bronze medallist Chloe Rogers says she hopes the success of Great Britain's Women's Hockey team will inspire more young people to get into the game.
Rogers was back in her home county of Essex last night, at the club where she first broke into the national team.