Olympic medal winners from the East have been welcomed back to the region
Some of the region's Olympians have been immortalised in Lego.
Olympic bronze medal winning hockey player, Chloe Rogers from Great Dunmow, returns to Essex.
Double Olympic medal winner Max Whitlock is to have his achievements celebrated by his home town.
The gymnast who won two bronze medals at London 2012 is to be presented with a gift at a special reception in Hemel Hempstead
The presentation will take place this weekend at the town's Civic Centre.
The 19-year-old, from Hemel Hempstead, Herts, took the first British men's gymnastics team medal since 1912 alongside Louis Smith, 23, Sam Oldham, 19, Daniel Purvis, 21, and Kristian Thomas, 23 when they claimed bronze on July 30.
Whitlock, who still lives in Hemel Hempstead, then went on to win Olympic bronze in the men's pommel horse, six days later.
After 17 incredible days the flame went out last night on what's already being described as the best Olympics of modern times.
10,500 athletes came to this country to compete in 302 events across 26 sports. 70,000 volunteers gave up their time so millions could enjoy the moment.
Neil Bradford reports on the legacy of the games and the opportunities they've left here in the east.
Hadleigh Farm in Essex hosted the mountain biking event over the weekend - which attracted 40,000 visitors.
Now the council is planning on adapting the course for the public and building a visitor centre at the site.
Suffolk's Ed Sheeran has performed alongside some of the biggest names in pop music at the closing ceremony of London 2012.
A world-wide audience was treated to a spectacular celebration of British music before the flame was extinguished to officially close the curtain on one of the most memorable sporting extravaganzas of recent times.
Many of the 10,000 sportsmen and women who competed in the Games are leaving the Olympic Village and heading to London's airports to return to their home nations.
The majority joined last night's final hurrah to celebrate their achievements, parading through the 80,000-seater stadium and taking with them their own memories of a Games which has been universally acclaimed.
Ed Sheeran joined some of the biggest names in British pop past and present, including the Spice Girls, Take That, Queen and Madness.
As events in the Olympic Park have been winding down on the final day of the games, Hannah Pettifer looks back at some of our region's successes.
Bronze medal winning boxer Anthony Ogogo has been talking to ITV Anglia about his sport, his journey to the Olympics, and the support back home in Lowestoft.
Playing a small show today
Danny Boyle's spectacular Opening Ceremony featured a riotous celebration of British music through the last five decades.
The attention now turns to the Closing Ceremony. The show, titled A Symphony of British Music, is expected to feature pop supremos George Michael and the Spice Girls and numerous other British acts.
And could it feature Suffolk's very own Ed Sheeran too? A tweet from this morning gives his followers a strong hint....