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Macclesfield post box to be painted gold for Sarah

An iconic red post box in Macclesfield will be painted gold to celebrate cyclist Sarah Storey's fourth gold medal win in the Road Women’s C5 Road Race.

Sarah already has gold post boxes in Disley, Poynton and Eccles. She has requested that one be painted in Macclesfield. Four commemorative stamps have also been produced.

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Sarah Storey's gold post box in Eccles

The post box outside the Gilda Brook Post Office on Eccles Old Road

The Royal Mail are celebratating Sarah Storey’s third Paralympics gold medal win in the Cycling: Road Women’s C5 Time Trial by painting a post box gold in Eccles, as requested by Sarah.

Individual first class stamps, featuring Sarah’s image are also being produced.

Third Paralympic Gold for Sarah Storey

Sarah Storey finished over a minute and a half quicker than Anna Harkowska of Poland to win Gold Credit: PA

Sarah Storey from Disley in Cheshire has won her third Paralympic Gold medal of London 2012 in the C5 Time Trial. It means a first-place finish in tomorrow's Road Race will see Sarah become the most successful GB Paralympian ever.

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