Thousands lined the streets last night to celebrate the return of the taekwondo star.Read the full story ›
Flint Town Council along with Flintshire County Council have big plans to welcome home Olympic Champion Jade Jones.
In recognition of Jade's 2016 Olympic success in Rio, the double Gold medalist will be the guest of honour at a civic reception at Flint Town Hall and will tour her home town in an open top bus.
The event will take place on Saturday 17 September 2016.
We are immensely proud of Jade and her continued success and are looking forward to providing the homecoming she richly deserves. Flint Town Council is ecstatic to be honouring her with this civic reception. We hope Flint people will come down to the Town Hall to show Jade how much we value her continuing outstanding Olympic achievements.
Flint's Olympic star Jade Jones has been to Buckingham Palace today to get her MBE.
She was the youngest British gold medal winner at London 2012, at just nineteen.
Welsh taekwondo star Jade Jones - who became the youngest British gold medal-winner at this summer's Olympics - has been inspiring the next generation of fighters in County Durham today.
She spoke to ITV Tyne Tees at Spennymoor Leisure Centre, where she was coaching youngsters with her training partner, and Spennymoor local, Jamie Abley.
Jade Jones has the skills she needs - but most of us think school leavers are not equipped for success, despite strong A-level performances.Read the full story ›
The Olympic celebrations continue today as plans get underway for a welcome home party for Taekwondo champion Jade Jones.Read the full story ›
Olympic gold medallist, Jade Jones, made history yesterday by becoming Britain's first Olympic taekwondo champion.
Here, she talks about the emotional and physical pressure of the competition.
Thanks for everyones tweets absolutely Crazy all the support but I've been off twitter so I am just reading them all now #crazy thanks !!
Soooo tired only had 1 hour sleep ! But I'm Olympic bloody champion !!!!!! Thanks so much for the support ! Overwhelming
19-year-old Jade Jones from Flint showed no fear during last night's final against her opponent to secure a gold medal in the Women’s Taekwondo under 57kg.
A Gold Medal stamp to celebrate Jade Jones' gold medal win in the Women’s Taekwondo under 57kg will be available to buy from lunchtime.
Royal Mail will also paint a post box gold in Flint to commemorate the teenager's success.
The stamps will be on sale in over 500 Post Offices across the UK, including the Post Office at Church Street, Flint, and Henblas Street, Wrexham.
The 19-year-old from Flintshire showed no fear in the final against the Chinese fighter last night, closing out a 6-4 victory.
Last night's win gave Britain its first ever Olympic medal in the sport and meant Jade is the youngest competitor in Team GB to secure a medal at London 2012.