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Golden postbox for Sophie

Another golden postbox in our region Credit: Calendar news

They are becoming somewhat of a rarity in the region - red post boxes that is! And yet another is being painted gold today, this time in Lincoln and in honour of Paralympic dressage rider Sophie Wells, and the third in the Calendar region as many days.

And what is going to happen in Halifax now that Hannah Cockroft has claimed her SECOND gold medal?

Success for Sophie

Sophie Wells with her silver medal at the Paralympic Games Credit: PA

Great Britain's equestrian riders continued their remarkable unbeaten Paralympics Games team record by winning gold at Greenwich Park. The British team including Sophie Wells from Newark in North Nottinghamshire took the total medal haul to six.

At her debut Sophie claimed Britain's third equestrian medal with a silver in the dressage competition.