Friday 7 December 2012 

Paralympic Champion Receives Broad Street Star at Edgbaston


Edgbaston hosted Paralympic swimming ace Ellie Simmonds yesterday as she received her Broad Street Walk of Stars honour at the Lords Taverners Christmas Lunch.

Ellie – aged 17 and from Aldridge – won two Gold medals, a Silver and a Bronze at London 2012 and has recently been nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year. She presented with her Broad Street star by Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr John Lines in the glittering ceremony at Edgbaston hosted by TV presenter Gary Newbon.

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