Paralympic swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate is cheered on her return to Great YarmouthRead the full story ›
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.
Plans to celebrate the success of Olympians and Paralympians from Milton Keynes have been described as an 'embarrassment' and a 'farce'.Read the full story ›
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.
Paralympic athletes have begun to head home from Stansted.Read the full story ›
The Olympic and Paralympic Games may be over for another four years and it may be the last time we see them in Britain for another generation.
So what will the legacy be in the Anglia region?
From the torch relay, through the opening ceremony and the amazing stories provided by the London Olympic and Paralympic Games, the summer of 2012 has provided a spectacle none of us will ever forget.
The celebrations culminated today in a parade through the streets of London for the athletes of Team GB and ParalympicsGB, including many medallists from our region.