With the nation still buzzing from its Olympic success, the next round of celebrations began in earnest as the Paralympic flame arrived in the East.
26 flame ambassadors left London this morning, kicking off a weekend of events ahead of the Paralympic opening ceremony on Wednesday.
One of the first places to welcome the flame today was Needham Market in Suffolk, from where Emma Baker reports.
Celebrations get underway as the Paralympic flame arrives in the East. It's the start of a weekend of events around the region ahead of the opening ceremony for the Games on Wednesday.
Needham Market is one of the towns playing host to the flame, as Emma Baker reports.