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Paralympian swimmer Jonathan Fox, who raised the roof at London 2012 when he won the 100m backstroke, returned to St Austell today where he grew up.
Richard Lawrence reports:
Paralympic swimmer Jon Fox, who won a gold medal at London 2012, is being welcomed back to his home town of St Austell today.
He will be visiting the local schools first and then St Austell college, and show off his medal to the community, before signing autographs and having photos taken by his golden post box.
Olympic fever is still going strong in Plymouth - and today a new celebration of the city's success was unveiled.
Two post boxes painted Gold for swimmer Ruta Meilutyte and Bronze for diver Tom Daley have been installed in front of Plymouth Argyle football club.
Olympic rowing Gold medallist Heather Stanning, from Yeovil, has returned to her day job as a Wiltshire army captain.
The 27 year old, who's based at Larkhill, was away preparing for the Olympics for two years.
Huge crowds gathered in Plymouth this evening to celebrate the city's Olympians and Paralympians.
Diver Tom Daley and swimmer Ruta Meilutyte were among those on an open top bus welcomed by thousands of wellwishers.
Our reporter Bob Cruwys was on board and has sent this report: