Olympic sailing champion Sir Ben Ainslie is being awarded with the Freedom of Lymington and Pennington today.
It's in recognition of his achievements in the sport. The five time Olympic medallist is the first person to be conferred the honour in the area's history.
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Robert Weighton and Alfred Smith only became pen pals two years ago - and today Britain's oldest men both celebrated their 109th birthdays.