Royal Mail postboxes painted gold to celebrate Britain's Olympic winners in the region will not be returned to red.
The company said 110 boxes painted gold across the UK will also have plaques attached, naming the successful athlete and their achievement.
The Royal Mail said it believed it was the first time it had permanently changed the colour of its distinctive red postboxes.
They were painted gold to mark gold medals won by Britons in the Olympics and Paralympics and have become "cherished local landmarks".
Britain's double Olympic swimming medallist Rebecca Adlington has been talking to Calendar's John Shires about the London Games and her plans for the future
Kelly Holmes is at the English Institute of Sport to launch a bursary scheme to ensure the Olympic legacy delivers stars of the future.
She describes what an important role Sheffield played in developing her talent.
Children have been marking 100 days to the Olympics in Millennium Square, Leeds.
Kelly Holmes is at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield today. She believes the Olympics will encourage youngsters to get involved in sport in the future.
To mark 100 days until the start of the Games, 100 Leeds school children will make up the number 100 in Millennium Square, Leeds, this morning,
Jo Jackson says now is the time for the athletes to get their heads down.
Rebecca Adlington says there's still a lot of work to do