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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.

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Unusual appeal to remember a friend

A 13 year old schoolboy from Merseyside has launched an appeal to fill a rugby league stadium with teddy bears in memory of his friend.

Aidan Jackson wants a bear for every place in the 13,350-seat home of the Widnes Vikings.

He hopes every person who donates a teddy will also give £1 to the Olivia Alice Foundation which helps disabled children and their families.

Aidan hopes to fill every seat at the Widnes Vikings stadium Credit: Family Photo

Brushing up on dental hygiene

Thousands of children across the North West are receiving special dental hygiene lessons after a report found a third of five year olds suffer from tooth decay.

In some parts of the region that figure is as high as 50%.

Its thought high levels of sugar in children's diets are to blame.

Dr Ben Atkins, from the Oral Health Foundation says information is available for parents who need it.

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