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Gold post box

The gold post box in Hebden, painted for Andrew Triggs-Hodge win in the men’s four rowing event Going for gold in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

The terrific effort by local lad Andrew Triggs-Hodge as part of men's coxless four rowing team meant another gold medal for Team GB at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

It also meant Royal Mail painted a post box in each the team members’ home towns gold. As Andrew grew up in Hebden, a small village near Grassington in Wharfedale, the box outside the Hebden Post Office and Village Store got a golden make over on 4 August.

Look out for the only gold post box in a UK national park on Main Street, Hebden, BD23 5DS.

Why not incorporate a photo opp at the post box with a short walk along the River Wharfe between Grassington and Hebden?

 


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