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Pride of Britain on parade

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.

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Suffolk's Goldie Sayers in the victory parade

Olympic javelin thrower Goldie Sayers has tweeted at picture of herself with Cambridge sprinter Jonnie Peacock and St Neots high jumper Robbie Grabarz during the London victory parade.

Sayers, 30, was born in Newmarket and educated at King's School in Ely.

East Anglian athletes Jonnie Peacock, Goldie Sayers and Robbie Grabarz during the Victory Parade in London Credit: Twitter / Goldie Sayers


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.

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