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Golden postbox to remain permanent

Golden postbox to remain permanent

Paul Miles

Golden postbox to remain permanent

The Royal Mail has announced that the golden postbox in the High Street is to remain a permanent fixture.

It was given a golden coat last year to mark the success of equestrian Sophie Christiansen at the Paralympic Games in London.

It has now received a fresh coat of paint and a plaque has been attached to help provide a permanent reminder of Sophie's success.

The 25-year-old, who lives in the town, won three gold medals at the games.

Two other postboxes, in Sunningdale and London, have also been painted gold to celebrate her achievement.

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