A post box in Rawdon will be painted gold by Royal Mail to celebrate cyclist David Stone's Paralympic gold medal success. Individual first class stamps, featuring David’s image are also being produced.
The stamps will be on sale in around 500 dedicated Post Offices across the UK by Tuesday and at a further 4,700 branches thereafter.
Cyclist David Stone from Rawdon near Leeds has successfully defended his Paralympic Games title he won in China four years ago with victory in the mixed T 1-2 road race.
He was left disappointed with a bronze on Wednesday in his time trial title but was back on top form today. This is the 30-year-old's third gold medal.
There has been praise for City of Leeds swimmer Claire Cashmore after she claimed a third medal at the Paralympic Games. Tonight, she won a silver in the women's 4x100m medley relay 34 points race.
– Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Ann Castle
Well done to Claire Cashmore for winning her third medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Together with her silver and bronze from earlier this week Claire has been really impressive taking on the tough challenge of competing in six different events at the Games. Adding to her medal collection from Beijing and Athens with more success at a third successive Games is a real testament to her talent and dedication to her sport and we are very proud of her
Back home in Leeds, friends at the John Charles Centre for Sport where she trains were cheering her on and sharing in the winning moment.
Halifax's Hannah Cockroft has broken a Paralympic record to win her second gold medal of the games. The 20-year-old wheelchair sprinter stormed through the T34 200 metres race in 31.90 seconds, more than two seconds clear of the field.
So dominant is Hannah at the event that, racing from lane six, she was already passed the two competitors outside her after barely 20m and was streets clear by the time she crossed the line.
Hannah Cockroft's family are so proud of the Paralympian. Hear their touching tributes.
20-year-old gold medallist Hannah Cockroft from Halifax eased into tonight's 200m sprint final with a Paralympic record time of 33.20s. Cockroft's compatriot Melissa Nicholls also qualified for the final after finishing fourth in her heat.