There were big differences in the cash each council spent on the Olympic Torch relay from £1,200 in Northampton to £134,000 in Peterborough.
Cambridgeshire gymnast Louis Smith has been given his MBE by the Queen at Buckingham Palace
Olympic athletes from our region have been in London switching on the Christmas lights.
A homecoming parade will be held for Olympic Gold Medallist Greg Rutherford later today.
There'll be an open top bus tour, a drinks reception and a chance to get an autograph in his home village of Woburn Sands near Milton Keynes .
Gold medallist Jessica-Jane Applegate will celebrate her Paralympic Games victory with a parade through Great Yarmouth this morning.
The 16-year-old from Belton in Norfolk set a Paralympic record in the women's S14 200m freestyle final.
The celebration parade will begin from Yarmouth's town hall at 9.55am and will be followed by a civic reception and balcony appearance.
Norfolk Paralympic archer Mel Clarke says the London 2012 games have been a force for good.
She said the games had given a major platform to showcase just what Paralympic athletes can achieve.
The 30-year-old also said she would love to head to Rio for the 2016 Games to try and complete her medal set, having taken bronze in Beijing.
The silver medallist was talking to Anglia Tonight ahead of a special report on disability access.
Two of the region's athletes have been nominated for the title of European Athlete of the Year.
Milton Keynes long jump Olympic champion Greg Rutherford and Cambridgeshire high jumper Robbie Grabarz have been nominated for the award, chosen each year by the European Athletics Association.
The pair face stiff competition as they are up against double Olympic champion and current holder of the title Mo Farrah.
Hundreds of paralympians have been at Stansted Airport in Essex this morning to catch their flights home. The Greek and Czech teams departed this morning and the Australian athletes fly out later today:
Matthew Hudson reports from Stansted.