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Police searching for missing teenager find body

Officers searching for missing student Caroline Everest have found a woman’s body this morning.

Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Extensive searches have been carried out in Sheffield since Caroline went missing in the early hours of Sunday 22 November.

Police searching the area this morning found the body of a woman in a river in Summerfield Street, at the bottom of Ecclesall Road, at around 3.45am.

She has not yet been formally identified, but police believe it to be Caroline Everest. Her family has been informed and are being supported by specially-trained officers.




Sheffield pub in running for national title

Kelham Island Tavern is in the running to win pub of the year Credit: ITV Yorkshire

A South Yorkshire pub is in the running to win National Pub of the Year for a third time.

Kelham Island Tavern in Sheffield has been named among the top four pubs in the country by the Campaign for Real Ale.

It now faces competition for the top title from pubs in Carlisle, Broadstairs and Cheltenham

The pubs are judged on their atmosphere, decor, welcome, service, value for money, customer mix, but most importantly - quality of beer.

Beer expert Roger Protz praised the top four pubs.

"Being named as one of the super region pubs in Britain is no easy task, and these pubs have worked hard to maintain a high level of calibre that other pubs around the country should look to."

– Roger Protz, Editor, Good Beer Guide

Concern for missing Sheffield teenager

Concern is growing for a Sheffield teenager who has not been seen or heard from since going a nightclub this weekend.

Caroline Everest, 18, was last seen by her friends at Corporation nightclub, in Milton Street, Sheffield, at around 2.30am in the early hours on Sunday morning.

She has not been seen or made contact with family or friends since, and failed to turn up for work at Meadowhall Retail Park yesterday.

She also didn’t turn up to a family dinner yesterday, which is extremely out of character for Caroline and police and her family are very concerned for her.

Caroline is white, 5ft 6ins tall, and of slim build. She was wearing a black dress with a black cardigan and wore her long dark hair in a low ponytail, and wears glasses. She was carrying a black handbag with a cream strap.

Officers have been carrying out numerous enquiries to find her since she was reported missing yesterday, including reviewing CCTV footage taken around the nightclub.

Family appeals for help to attend funeral in Australia

The sister of a man from Sheffield killed in a bush fire in Australia is asking for help in getting his family together for his funeral.

Fundraising page

So far around $4,325 dollars, that's around £2,045, has been raised, with the target being $7,000 (around £3,300).

Thirty-one-year-old Tom Butcher was one of three farmhands who perished in the blaze at Esperance, 450 miles from Perth last week. His sister, Jess Greenaway, who also lives in Australia has set up a fund-raising page to help meet funeral costs and flights for family members both from Sheffield and other parts of Australia.

My husband Jason, my 4 month old daughter Lillian, my mother Sharon, and stepson Tylar need to travel to Perth to lay his body to rest over the beach of Esperance, where he loved to ride his horse and where his heart lies. I am trying my hardest to stay strong while I grieve the loss of my brother, and I am absolutely devastated.

The flight and funeral costs that I am currently arranging as I am the only family member living in Australia, are extremely high; money that our family simply does not have.

From the kindness of your hearts, I am asking for small donations, anything to help us lay Tom to rest. I will be grateful for any support and advice received to help my family through this tragic and unfortunate time.

– Jess Greenaway writing on gofundme page
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