The Mayor of Sunderland, Cllr Alan Emerson presented specially commissioned medals on behalf of the city at a special civic reception.Read the full story ›
It's an incredible sixth Games for one of Great Britain's most successful Paralympians, and one of our region's true sporting heroes.Read the full story ›
Hundreds braved the weather to welcome County Durham gymnast Amy Tinkler home as she travelled through Spennymoor and Bishop Auckland on an open top bus (SAT 3rd)
The teenager became only the second British woman in history to win a gymmnastics Olympic medal, after her performance on the floor in Rio this summer.
The 16 year old was joined by members of South Durham Gymnastics club for the celebrations.
Fans, friends and family are braving the rain to give Amy Tinkler a warm reception in Bishop Auckland and Spennymoor.Read the full story ›
An open-top bus parade has been organised for Bishop Auckland bronze medal Olympic hero Amy Tinkler: Here's where you can see itRead the full story ›
Guard of honour for Amy Tinkler at South Durham Gymnastics club...what a fantastic welcome!
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The 16-year-old became the second woman in British History to win an Olympic medal in gymnastics.Read the full story ›
Wow that reception was crazy! Thank you Great Britain and everyone else for all your support ❤️ https://t.co/cay9h1eODC