Plymouth has been chosen to host celebrations for National Paralympic Day.
The city is just one of three who will play a starring role in the celebrations when it hosts a jam-packed day of activity at the Piazza on July 25.
Visitors will be able to enjoy free interactive and fun activities that replicate different aspects of Paralympic sport.
The day runs from 10am-5pm and fans will be encouraged to have a go and test their skills to learn more about some of the extraordinary talents of our Paralympic athletes.
I’m delighted that we are taking celebrations for National Paralympic Day to Plymouth for the very first time.
Anyone is welcome to come along and get involved, and it’s a great way for everyone to find out more about the sports that they’ll be watching in Rio in just over a year’s time.
Bath graduate Kelly Gallagher has been to Downing Street to celebrate her Winter Paralympian Gold.
She and her guide Charlotte Evans became the first Britons to clinch a Winter Paralympics gold medal when they won the visually impaired Super-G in Sochi.
Kelly says she hoped the win would inspire others to believe in themselves:-
Members of Great Britain's record-breaking Winter Paralympic team have been visiting Downing Street for a reception to celebrate their achievements.
Kelly Gallagher, a graduate from Bath University, and her guide Charlotte Evans became the first Britons to clinch a Winter Paralympics gold medal when they won the visually impaired Super-G in Sochi.
David Cameron has congratulated Kelly Gallagher on winning Great Britain's first ever gold medal at the Winter Paralympics.
Many congratulations to Kelly Gallagher - winning Britain's first ever Paralympic gold with victory in the Super-G. #GoParalympicsGB.
Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans have won Great Britain's first ever gold medal at the Winter Paralympics with victory in the women's visually-impaired super-G in Sochi.
Jade Etherington and guide Caroline Powell won bronze.
Debbie Criddle was presented with her M.B.E. at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.
She won two individual silver awards and a team gold at the London Olympic Games in 2012.
Debbie won two individual silver awards and a team gold at the London Olympic Games in 2012 and will be presented with her M.B.E. at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.
There were celebrations in Wiltshire today as paralympic swimmer Stephanie Millward was given another accolade. Stephanie won five medals at London 2012 to become Team GB's most-decorated athlete. This morning she was awarded the Honorary Freedom of the Parish of Corsham in her home town.
Corsham Town Council chairman Cllr Peter Anstey presents paralympian swimmer Stephanie Millward with the Honorary Freedom of the Parish of Corsham.
Parlaympian swimmer Stephanie Millward this morning described her home town's turnout as 'unbelievable' at the start of a parade in her honour. The five-times medallist at London 2012 was speaking before receiving the Honorary Freedom of the Parish of Corsham.
Stephanie told ITV News Westcountry: "It shows the support that they've always had in me. They've been behind me the whole way. I went to school here and it's an honour that everyone has come out today."
The swimmer, who was diagnosed with mutiple sclerosis at the age of 17, said she wanted to inspire other people and to encourage them not to give up.
" I've beaten MS, nothing can stop me, you can do anything if you believe in yourself", she said.