There weren't many people who had a better 2012 than cyclist Mark Colbourne. The rider from Tredegar shot to fame when he won Great Britian's first medal of the Paralympic Games. He went on to win two more as well - and now he's been made an MBE. Nick Hartley caught up with him.
We look back at the year, with a round-up of the big stories, and blogs from ITV Wales journalists who reported on them.