Dorset

Portland gold postbox for Paralympic sailor Helena Lucas

  • 7 September 2012
  • From the section Dorset
Royal Mail's Helena Lucas stamp
Image caption The Helena Lucas stamp will be the 26th Royal Mail has produced for ParalympicsGB

A postbox in the Dorset home town of Paralympic gold medallist Helena Lucas will be painted gold in honour of her win, Royal Mail has announced.

The 37-year-old sailor from Portland won the Single-Person Keelboat, 2.4mR class, on Thursday.

The postbox in Reforne will be painted on Friday, a Royal Mail spokesperson said.

Royal Mail has also produced a stamp to mark Ms Lucas's win which will be available from next week.

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