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Calderdale's double Paralympics Gold Medallist, Hannah Cockroft, has become a Freewoman of the Borough and she was given an " amazing " welcome home at a civic celebration in Halifax's Piece Hall.
Paralympic double gold medallist Hannah Cockroft became a Freewoman of the Borough of Calderdale at a ceremony in her home town of Halifax. Hundreds of people packed out the Piece Hall and gave a rapturous welcome to Calderdale's golden girl.
It was Hannah's second civic reception of the day - crowds had also gathered in Leeds earlier to pay tribute to the 20 year old's incredible achievement.
The Leeds-based stars of the London 2012 Paralympic Games were honoured at a special celebration event in Millennium Square at lunchtime. Athletics star Hannah Cockroft, cyclist David Stone MBE, swimmer Claire Cashmore and powerlifter Ali Jawad were all given a rousing welcome.
Sally Simpson reports.
A civic reception is being held for Leeds-based Paralympic athletes.
The quartet of Hannah Cockroft, Claire Cashmore, Ali Jawad and David Stone MBE won seven medals between them, including wheelchair sprinter Hannah's double gold and cyclist David Stone's gold in the T 1-2 mixed road race.
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