Golden slot: mailbox gets Olympic paint job

The Royal Mail mark Etienne Stott's Olympic success
The Royal Mail mark Etienne Stott's Olympic success Credit: Lauren Carter, ITV Anglia

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.

Lauren Carter
The golden slot Credit: Lauren Carter, ITV Anglia

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