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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.