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London 2012 Paralympics

The London 2012 Paralympics takes place between 29th August and 9th September. Paralympians from across the world will compete in 20 different sports in the 2012 games

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Gold post box for Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds won gold in the women's 400m Freestyle on Saturday. Credit: PA

Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Simmonds is to have a post box painted gold in her home town of Walsall today in celebration of her 400m Freestyle victory.

The Royal Mail will paint the iconic red post box gold at 9.00am on Aldridge High Street.

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