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Olympics

Postmaster Jake Singh with the limited edition Olympic stamps

Braintree: Huge demand for Olympic gold medal stamps

June Guild – with husband        John and her commemorative medal. Inset: A close-up

Help me solve riddle of this Olympic medal

Conrad Readman (left) at the Olympic Park with Zachary Levi, from US TV series Chuck

Memorial service at Olympic Velodrome for Conrad

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Braintree: Gold medal winner Ben Maher

Braintree: Gold medal winner Ben Maher honed skills at town venue

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Prince Felix, Stansted Airport’s Andy McPhee, Prince Louis and his wife Princess Tessy in Stansted’s departure lounge

Essex: Royalty makes surprise royal visit to Stansted

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Witham: Olympic-themed fun at nursery sports day

Witham: Olympic-themed fun at nursery sports day

Tesco stores in Braintree and Witham will be open for 11 hours on Sundays this summer

Braintree district: Supermarkets to open late on Sundays this summer

Rogers and Team GB hoping for more success in second Pool A contest

Witham: Church celebrates Olympics with bell ringing

Witham: Church celebrates Olympics with bell ringing

Cornel Fredericks, centre

Essex: Olympic athletes jet in to Stansted

Iain Mackay

Day of destiny draws near for our Olympic hockey heros

Braintree: Torchbearer Kate's gratitude to chiropractors

Braintree: Torchbearer Kate's gratitude to chiropractors

Braintree: Olympian Iain remembers his roots

Braintree: Olympian Iain remembers his roots

Braintree: Hockey player Chloe looks forward to second Olympics

Braintree: Hockey player Chloe looks forward to second Olympics

Essex: Rail staff demand Olympic bonuses

Essex: Rail staff demand Olympic bonuses

Olympic volunteer Emily Bulleid

Braintree: Disappointment at travel costs for Olympic volunteers

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Braintree district: 118 vehicles stopped during security operation ahead of Olympics

Braintree district: 118 vehicles stopped during security operation ahead of Olympics

Braintree district: Money to be made by renting out during Olympics

Braintree district: Money to be made by renting out during Olympics

Braintree: Community spirit among Olympic volunteers

Braintree: Community spirit among Olympic volunteers

Witham: Glass company wins high-profile Olympic contracts

Witham: Glass company wins high-profile Olympic contracts

Sir Bob asks 'why no folk at Olympics?'

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Blur performing a new song in London

VIDEO: Blur to headline Olympics closing concert

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Barry Whelan

Witham: Barry's top hat for charity

Musicians at a previous Braintree Carnival

Braintree: Carnival's Olympic theme

BMX club counts down the days to the Olympics

BMX club counts down the days to the Olympics

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