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London 2012 Paralympics

The London 2012 Paralympics takes place between 29th August and 9th September. Paralympians from across the world will compete in 20 different sports in the 2012 games

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Finishing touches to Lowdham postbox celebrating Richard Whitehead's gold medal

Postbox in Lowdham near Nottingham has been painted gold, celebrating Richard Whitehead's medal Credit: ITV Central

The finishing touches are being put on a postbox in the village of Lowdham near Nottingham, celebrating Richard Whitehead's success at the Paralympic Games yesterday. Richard won the gold medal in yesterday's (1 September) Track Men's 200 metre final.

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