Postboxes for Plymouth's Olympic heroes

Three postboxes are being put up at Plymouth Argyle in honour of the city's Olympians and Paralympians. They won't take stamped mail though

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Gold medal winning rowers meet the Queen

Heather Stanning and Helen Glover meet the Queen Credit: ITV Westcountry

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.

Jon Fox returns to St Austell

Jon Fox won gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Jon Fox won gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Credit: EMPICS Sport

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.


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