Paralympian swimmer Stephanie Millward will today be given the Honorary Freedom of the Parish of Corsham.
A huge parade of our Olympic and Paralympic stars is underway in London.
Bath is hosting its Paralympic relay as eight local people nominated by the public carry the flame through the city.
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.
The New Year is almost upon us, marking the end to a year of sporting triumph, with success at the London Olympics and Paralympic Games. We've been speaking to a triple medal winner from the West Country, who says the bubble still hasn't burst. Ruth Wishart reports.
A paralympic athlete who won silver and bronze this summer says that he wished there had been better sports facilities in Dorset when he was growing up.
Paul Blake spoke as he opened a new £8m leisure centre in his home town of Dorchester. Duncan Sleightholme was there.
Olympic rowers Heather Stanning from Yeovil and Helen Glover from Penzance have been to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen.
The gold medal winners were among Olympic and Paralympic heroes invited to a reception to celebrate their success. The pair won the first gold medals of Team GB's campaign.
A new training programme has been launched to help young disabled riders in Bristol and Somerset.
It's hoped it will encourage more youngsters to get involved with the sport and create successful Paralympians of the future. The scheme, funded by Sport England, offers free coaching to talented riders aged 12 to 18.