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Missing 13-year-old could be in Manchester, say police

Cian Robinson was last seen at around 7am on Wednesday Credit: GMP

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 13-year-old boy from Eccles.

Cian Robinson was last seen at around 7am on Wednesday May 25 at him home on Worsley Road in Eccles.

Cian is described as white, of slim build and around 4ft 9in tall with short ginger hair and a local accent.

He was last seen wearing a green North Face jacket, grey jogging pants and grey trainers.

It is believed that Cian could be in Manchester City Centre, in particular the gay village area.

Anyone with any information about Cian’s whereabouts is asked to contact police as soon as possible on 101 quoting the reference number: 2508 25/5/16. Alternatively please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Permanent memorial dedicated to Alan Henning

Alan Henning

A memorial garden in honour of Alan Henning will be opened is set to be officially opened in his home town. A special ceremony will be held at Eccles Recreation on Tuesday 17 May at 6pm. Alan's wife Barbara will say a few words and there will be prayers.

The aid worker from Salford was killed in Syria in 2014 by ISIS.

The Alan Henning Memorial Garden design is based upon a clock face. The colour yellow was chosen to show the love, support to Alan Henning and his family that emerged in and around the communities of Eccles and Salford.

Yellow ribbons emerged in the town following his death Credit: ITV

This is an open invitation to the community to join Alan’s family in the official opening of the Memorial Garden.

“It is a place where people can reflect and think about him and a fitting tribute to a true son of Salford”.

– City Mayor Paul Dennett


Woman dies in HGV collision on M62

A woman has died and a man is seriously injured after a lorry overturned on the M62. Credit: ITV News Granada Reports

An investigation is under way after a woman has died in a collision on the M62 involving an HGV and a car.

The incident happened on the westbound carriageway between junction 12 (Eccles interchange) and junction 11 (Birchwood) on in the early hours of Sunday morning, January 24.

A man who was in the car with the woman has been taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition. Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

The carriageway is expected to remain closed for several hours.

The westbound carriageway between J12 and J11 has been closed for most of the day. Credit: ITV News Granada Reports

We are currently carrying out our enquires to locate the family of those involved and establish exactly what happened for such a tragedy to occur. We are asking if anybody witnessed the collision itself or saw the Audi travelling along either the M602 or the M60 in the early hours of this morning to contact Police.

– PC Paul Joynson, Serious Collision Investigation Unit, GMP
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Families of hostages killed in Syria 'told about Emwazi strike'

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said families were told before the Emwazi strike was announced publically Credit: .

The White House have said the families of hostages killed in Syria were contacted about the strike which is believed to have killed Mohammed Emwazi before reports of it were made public.

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said:

I can confirm that a number of families of hostages who have been killed in Syria were contacted in advance of public reports to let them know that this operation had taken place.

– Josh Earnest
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