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A Cheltenham mother who walked around the British coastline in memory of her daughter has been recognised by the Prime Minister.
Natalia Spencer trekked more than 6,000 miles - and raised more than £100,000 for Bristol Children's Hospital - after her five-year-old Elizabeth died of septic shock.
She has now been awarded the Point of Light award, recognising outstanding volunteers, and those who are making a change in their community and inspiring others.
It was a massive surprise for me to find out that l have been awarded with the Points of Light award.
I feel very humbled and honoured that the Elizabeth's Footprint fundraising effort is recognised by the Prime Minister and by such a prestigious organisation as Points of Light.
She also received as a personal letter from Theresa May.
Your inspirational challenge of walking the entire coastline of Britain has raised vital funds for the Bristol Children’s Hospital and is a wonderful tribute to the life of your daughter, Elizabeth.
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Two men have been prosecuted after pleading guilty to fly tipping general household waste.
Mr Duplessis and Mr Gobey, both from Cheltenham, received fines of £150 and were also ordered to pay costs of £220 and a victim surcharge of £30.
The prosecution followed a complaint made to the community protection team last June indicating that a large amount of fly tipped waste had been deposited at the end of Nailsworth Terrace and a link footpath leading through to Poole Way, Cheltenham.
Mr Gobey said during the interview that he was helping his neighbour move house at the time that they left the waste.
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Natalia Spencer from Cheltenham has been raising money in memory of her daughter Elizabeth by walking the entire coastline of Britain.Read the full story ›
Gloucestershire Police have arrested a 48 year old man from Cheltenham on suspicion of injuring a swan.
George, a male swan, was shot with a crossbow in Pittville Park, Cheltenham last week and was seriously injured. He remains at Vale Wildlife Hospital & Rehabilitation Centre where his condition is improving.
The man has been bailed pending further enquiries.
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