Have you seen a Gold Postbox?

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Have you seen a Gold Postbox?

Who will be first to say they have seen one?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-19137832

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"We are running a little short on gold paint, which is testament to Team GB's success. We'll be getting more supplies tomorrow," he added.

Royal Mail has pledged to transform one postbox from red to gold in the home town of every British Olympic champion during the Games.

Unfortunately, they have got one wrong, in Harlow rather than Cheshunt, for cyclist Laura Trott, but it will be good to see lots of gold boxes around the country soon.

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She was born in Harlow, so it's not wrong, just not where she was brought up

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Yes, I understood that was the case Jac, are they leaving the one in Harlow or repainting it red?

Alistair Brownlee.s box was painted today, in Horsforth, which isn't too far from me.

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Another one will be painted somewhere in Leeds for Nicola Adams.  Well done!

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I've found http://www.goldpostboxes.com/ which gives the locations of all postboxes painted by the Royal Mail.

Click on a box on the map for details of the winner and location.

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How cool!   The nearest one to me is Chorley for Bradley Wiggins, I know he trains and lives that way (Eccleston though I think?) but i'm sure he's a Londoner by birth?

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I thought Bradley wiggins was born in Belgium, to an Australian father and an English mother (may've got the nationalities of the parents the wrong way round, lol).

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At this rate he'll have gold post boxes all ove the place!