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Mansfield carol service in memory of Amber Peat

A carol service will be held tonight in Mansfield to mark Amber Peat's family's first Christmas without her.

A carol service will be held in memory of Amber Peat in Mansfield

The 13-year-old went missing in May 2015, and her body was found near her home three days later - where the service will take place.

A serious case review has been launched by Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board in the wake of her death.

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Man charged with historic sexual abuse at children's care homes

A man has been charged with historic sex abuse at children's care homes around Mansfield and Ashfield

68-year-old Christopher Metcalfe has been charged with historic sexual offences including the rape of a girl under the age of 16 and indecent assault of a girl under the age of 14.

The offences are believed to have occurred between 1982 and 1987.

He will appear at Mansfield Magistrates Court on 12 November 2015.

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