Hundreds of people have lined the streets of Henley-on-Thames to celebrate the Olympic rowers medal success. 21 rowers who are connected to the town took part in the games with 12 bringing home medals.
Double olympic gold medallist Tom James has described the town of Henley as "awesome" as hundreds of people are lining the streets to greet athletes on an open top bus tour.
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Crowds are lining the streets of Henley-on-Thames to celebrate Team GB's success in the Rowing events at London 2012.
The home of British rowing Henley-on-Thames is hosting an party for 21 Olympic rowers who train in the town. 12 rowers who are involved with the town's famous Leander Rowing Club won medals at London 2012 - including 3 gold medals in the women's double skulls and the men's fours.
Royal Mail will paint a post box Gold near the Leander Rowing Club in Henley-on-Thames. Members of the club won 12 medals at the Olympics.
British pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning stormed to victory in the first heat of the women's rowing pairs at Dorney Lake in Berkshire today. It's a tremendous start for Team GB's rowers, half of whom come from the Leander Club in Henley. Sue Kinnear reports from there.
As the Olympic rowing events are underway at Eton Dorney in Berkshire, we meet the young rowers at the Leander Rowing Club in Henley-on-Thames who are looking forward to their chance to shine.
The Queen and Prince Philip will be in Oxfordshire today for a special garden party marking her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Four thousands guests, including residents and charity workers will be at the event near Henley-on-Thames. There will also be a river pageant on the River Thames.