Triple-Paralympic medallist Mark Colbourne has been awarded the freedom of his home town of Tredegar. He was given a hero's welcome on an open-top bus, which paraded through the town, as he returned after London 2012 glory.
Royal Mail says the seven post boxes in Wales painted gold to mark Olympic and Paralympic triumphs will remain so permanently.
Hundreds of people turned out, as Paralympic cycling champion Mark Colbourne was given the freedom of his home town.
Paralympic hero Mark Colbourne will be welcomed back to his home town today.