Ringing the Olympic bells across The West Midlands

Thousands of people across The West Midlands have taken part in a mass bell ringing to mark the start of the 2012 London Olympics.

Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed came up with the idea. He described it as a work of art, and called it 'Work No. 1197.'

In Birmingham around 50 people gathered in Brindley Place to celebrate the start of the games.

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The Conservative Party Conference comes to Birmingham next week, which will put the West Midlands on the map in the wake of the Brexit vote. Here's how it might affect you, if you live or work in the city:

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