Ellie Simmonds' gold postbox begins its transformation

First coat of paint for Ellie Simmonds' gold post box
First coat of paint for Ellie Simmonds' gold post box Credit: ITV Central

In celebration of Ellie Simmonds' Paralympic gold medal win in the Women's 400m Freestyle S6 final, Royal Mail has started to transform one of the iconic red postboxes in Walsall in to a golden tribute.

See more on Ellie Simmonds' win on the ITV News Central website.

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Second gold for Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds has won her second gold medal of the 2012 Paralympic Games with a world record time in the 200m individual medley SM6.