The most seriously injured British soldier to survive the war in Afghanistan is defying doctors thanks to a company from the Midlands.
Paratrooper Ben Parkinson lost his legs and suffered brain and back injuries in a landmine explosion.
But the firm Rehab Prosthetics is helping transform Ben's life. They've built him a pair of computerised artificial legs and are building up his confidence with intense physiotherapy.
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Ahead of the conference, calls are growing for Midlands regions to have their own devolved powers to match those on offer to Scotland.
After a cool start, Sunday looks set to be a dry and bright day, with sunny spells.
Mainly dry with clear spells but possibly one or two light showers near coasts overnight, remaining largely dry on Sunday.