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Police appeal to retrace last steps of missing student

Officers are appealing to anyone who may have seen missing student Caroline Everest to come forward.

She was last seen by her friends at Corporation nightclub in Milton Street, Sheffield, at around 2.30am on Sunday.

Police want to trace anyone who saw her walking between the Corporation nightclub and Summerfield Street.

Caroline, a Sheffield Hallam University student, was white, 5ft 6ins tall, and slim. She was wearing a black dress with a black cardigan and wore her long dark hair in a low ponytail, puls glasses. She was carrying a black handbag with a cream strap.

If you saw her, or have information that could help, call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 998 of 22 November 2015.


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.


Fears Ben Parkinson could lose funding after he leaves armed forces

Ben Parkinson has taken on a series of charity challenges during his recovery Credit: Press Association

The Prime Minister has agreed to meet Britain's most badly injured surviving soldier to discuss fears his ongoing funding will be taken away after he leaves the armed forces.

Ben Parkinson from Doncaster has been recovering from over 40 injuries after he was caught up in a bomb blast in Afghanistan eight years ago.

Caroline Flint, MP for Don Valley, raised the issue of funding in the House of Commons today.

David Cameron said the government need to continue to support wounded soldiers after they've ended their service.


Ben Parkinson joins forces with Barnsley homeless veterans group

Ben Parkinson has joined forces with Barnsley-based Help 4 Homeless Veterans charity that supports former members of HM Forces facing homelessness.

Ben Parkinson with charity's new CEO Steve Bentham-Bates Credit: Help 4 Homeless Veterans

The former soldier is the charity's new Patron, his Mum Diane Dernie who fought the MOD to give better help to seriously injured service personnel has also agreed to become a trustee.

Paul Weston, a former army captain who works as a solicitor, Doncaster councillor John Healy are also new trustees. The last new member of the charity is its new CEO - Steve Bentham-Bates, an award winning volunteer of Yorkshire ex-service projects in addition to his role since 1997 as the Regular Forces Employment Association South Yorkshire employment consultant.

With this fresh team I hope that the charity can build upon its success to date helping around 200 Veterans and expand its support initially around South Yorkshire, but in time further afield. There is an ongoing need for this type of help and our charity fully intends to meet the demand when and wherever it can.

– Tom Wood, Founder
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