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Man dies after suffering serious injuries in Bristol

Police have cordoned off a large area of where Pennywell Road meets White Street

A man has died after he was found with serious injuries in Bristol.

The man, who has not been identified, was found in Pennywell Road, in Easton yesterday. He was taken to hospital but sadly later died of his injuries.

Police say his death is being treated as unexplained, and a post mortem is being carried out.

An investigation was launched yesterday (18/2) after a man was found with serious injuries in the Pennywell Road area of Bristol.

The local community will see an increased police presence in the area as our investigation continues.

– Avon and Somerset Police

Bereaved mother receives award from Prime Minister for charity efforts

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.

– Natalia Spencer
Natalia undertook the challenge in memory of her daughter Elizabeth. Credit: Natalia Spencer

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.

– Theresa May

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