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Elizabeth’s Footprint in the Media

Elizabeth’s story and Natalia’s inspiring achievements in her memory have attracted a high level of national and local media interest. Please find below a selection of some of the coverage:

National Coverage
March 2018 – Guardian Newspaper feature:
https://www.theguardian.com/voluntary-sector-network/2018/mar/20/losing-my-daughter-walking-fundraising-elizabeths-footprint?CMP=share_btn_fb

National Coverage
February 2017 – the Points of Light award by the Prime Minister:
https://www.pointsoflight.gov.uk/elizabeths-footprint/

National Television
14th February 2016 – featured by the BBC News:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-35572933

National Press
8 February 2017 – featured by The Times:
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/mother-walks-6-000-miles-to-remember-her-lost-child-xhlwcf8zh

7 February 2017 – featured by The Sun:
https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/2810283/heartbroken-mum-has-completed-her-6000-mile-walk-of-love-in-honour-of-daughter-5-who-died-of-a-cold/

30th December 2016 – named as one of 10 the most inspiring adventures of 2016 by The Guardian:
https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/dec/30/10-of-the-most-inspiring-adventures-2016-patagonia-viking-expedition

2nd December 2016 – featured along with other JustGiving winners in the magazine My Weekly:
https://www.myweekly.co.uk/2016/12/02/justgiving-awards-tears-and-smiles/

21 August 2016 – featured by the Mirror:
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/the-real-challenge-live-without-8671363

7 February 2016 – featured by the Mirror:
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/heartbreaking-photos-happy-five-year-7326014

7 Feb 2016 – Elizabeth’s Footprint featuring in the Daily Mail:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3435893/In-morning-thought-cold-evening-told-wouldn-t-make-Mother-brought-five-year-old-daughter-hospital-cold-18-days-later-died.html

Regional Coverage

Regional Television
7 Feb 2017 – featured by BBC:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-38885343

7 February 2017 – featured by ITV News Westcountry:
http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2017-02-07/natalia-spencer-completes-walk-in-memory-of-her-daughter-around-entire-coastline-of-britain/

http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2017-02-07/in-numbers-what-it-takes-to-walk-around-the-entire-coastline-of-great-britain/

http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2017-02-07/bereaved-mother-nears-end-of-sponsored-walk-around-whole-coastline-of-britain-in-memory-of-daughter/

13 October 2016 – nominated for The Pride Of Britain Award:
http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2016-10-13/pride-of-britain-itv-west-countrys-fundraiser-of-the-year-nominees-2016/

7 September 2016 – featured by the ITV News Westcountry:
http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2016-09-07/bereaved-mother-walking-around-the-uk-nominated-for-fundraising-award/

20 July 2016 – some of the Scottish coverage:
https://stv.tv/news/features/1361118-mother-s-walk-of-love-to-scotland-in-memory-of-her-daughter/

11 February 2016 – an early day article about by the ITV News Westcountry:
http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2016-02-11/mothers-warning-after-daughter-died-from-what-she-thought-was-a-cold/

Regional Press
20 March 2017 – featured by the Bath Echo:
http://www.bathecho.co.uk/news/business/bath-financial-services-company-altus-donates-10k-bristol-childrens-hospital-71816/

7th February 2017 – featured in Gloucestershire Press:
http://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/she-s-done-it-natalia-spencer-finishes-coastal-walk-around-britain-in-tribute-to-daughter-elizabeth/story-30117927-detail/story.html

6th May 2016 – featured by the Tenby Today – first 1000 miles:
http://bit.ly/2FXc53C

28th March 2016 – featured at the local North Devon Gazette:
http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/home/heartbroken-mum-s-6-000-mile-trek-around-britain-arrives-in-north-devon-1-4473525

3 February 2016 – an article in the Dorset Echo:
https://goo.gl/kLToVx

2nd February 2016 – featured by the Cotswold Life:
http://www.cotswoldlife.co.uk/people/charity/elizabeth-s-footprint-fundraising-walk-1-4402520

International

17th October 2016 – featured by The Australian:
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/health-wellbeing/one-step-at-a-time-helps-the-bereaved/news-story/c7d674d6638a9a60967f3663df926642

Other

Grand Appeal:
https://www.grandappeal.org.uk/news/natalia-spencer-wins-justgiving-award

30th September 2016 – featured by the Bristol Children’s Hospital:
http://www.uhbristol.nhs.uk/news/bereaved-mum-reaches-john-o%E2%80%99groats-on-%E2%80%98walk-of-love%E2%80%99-around-the-coast-of-great-britain-in-memory-of-her-daughter/

Elizabeth’s Footprint: A Mum’s 6,000 Mile Walk In Memory …
https://memoria.com/en/stories/elizabeths-footprint


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