Ellie Simmonds enjoyed a second homecoming today in Walsall, Aldridge.
Local businesses organised the day to raise money for Ellie's own charity the Dwarf Sport Association and to keep the London 2012 spirit alive.
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A cloudy and mild day with outbreaks of rain at times, which could be heavier in the morning.
The extension will run through Dudley to the DY5 Enterprise Zone at Brierley Hill and is estimated will create 7,000 jobs.
Outbreaks of rain will remain throughout the morning but it will start to dry up as the day progresses - remaining mild.