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Golden postbox in Cambridgeshire

The village of Doddington in Cambridgeshire has been honouring its golden boy- paralympic medalist Jonnie Peacock, with a specially-painted golden post box.

Jonnie, who lost a leg to meningitis as a boy, lives in the village with his mum. His triumph in the 100 metres was one of the highlights of the Games. His mum Linda Roberts had a go at painting the box in front of villagers and children from the local school.


Suffolk boxer tweets from Olympic victory parade

The bronze-medal winner boxer from Lowestoft, Anthony Ogogo, has been tweeting from the Olympic and Paralympic victory parade in London.


My @teamgb Track suit has been donned once again. My waving arm is well rested and ready to go to work. Got my wave on lock. #LondonParade


It's not even 12 yet but I think I've already got my favourite picture of the day #Swapsies? http://t.co/xwVPp8wA


“@wallyboy04: @katiecodsmith @anthonyogogo Very impressive!! He's on Float 6 I think!” Float 5. Peoples eyebrow at the ready!!


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