The Royal Mail have used a gold brush to celebrate Team GB's gold rush - by painting mailboxes gold in the home town's of Olympic winners.
Canoeist Etienne Stott's home town of Bedford received the honour this morning. The two-man slalom champ also had a commemorative stamp launched to mark the feat.
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.