Solihull Council kept the costs of hosting the Olympic Torch low by receiving donations "in kind."
A Freedom of Information Request has revealed the council received £2,500 worth of street cleaning from a local contractor.
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James Bond's favourite car brand, the Aston Martin, has launched its latest model at its Warwickshire factory - the DB11.