Whenever Team GB has won a gold medal in the Olympics, the Royal Mail has painted a postbox gold in the town that the medal winner comes from. So we now have a gold-painted postbox in the centre of Huddersfield (on Railway Street) for Ed Clancy, who was one of the winning team in the men's team pursuit in cycling.
Strictly speaking, Ed Clancy doesn't come from Huddersfield but from Holmfirth, a small town 8 miles away, or even more precisely, from Upperthong, a village on the edge of Holmfirth. But the Royal Mail has evidently decided that Huddersfield is near enough, and for those of us that live here, it's good to see the gold pillarbox and think of a local person doing so well. (What's more, Yorkshire athletes have done very well indeed - the county has done better than many countries, and would have a respectable place in the medals table in its own right. But Yorkshire folk are famously modest, so I won't dwell on that.)