A postbox in Belton, near Great Yarmouth has been painted gold to mark the achievement of Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate, who won the S14 200 metres freestyle final.
Applegate comes from Gorleston, but asked for the postbox to be painted in nearby Belton, because most of her family live there.
Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford is being honoured with an open-top bus parade through Woburn Sands near Milton Keynes.
A breakfast conference was held at the University of Essex today to discuss the Olympics legacy and how local businesses can benefit.
Paralympic swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate is cheered on her return to Great Yarmouth