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Cheshire police appeal to trace missing teenager Jade Lynch

Jade Lynch, 14, has been missing since March 26 Credit: Cheshire Police

Officers are becoming increasingly concerned for the safety of 14-year-old Jade who was last seen on Saturday 26th March.

Jade, who is original from the Warrington area but is currently residing in St Helens, is described as white, approximately 5ft 6 inches tall, of medium build, with long straight black hair.

At the time she was last seen she was wearing a black hoodie, which black trousers and white Nike trainers.

Inspector Jez Taylor said:

Extensive enquiries are currently being carried out to trace Jade and I would urge anyone who may have seen her or anyone matching her description to get in touch with us on 101 as we are concerned for her welfare.

I would also like to appeal directly to Jade and ask her to contact us to let us know that you are safe.

– Jez Taylor

Anyone within any information in relation to the whereabouts of Jade is asked to contact Cheshire Police on101 quoting incident number 257 of 29/3/2016. Alternatively information can be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Nurses who caused OAP's death to carry on working "unrestricted"

Two nurses who made a medication error that caused the death of an elderly man from St Helens will continue to practice "without restriction", a tribunal heard yesterday.

The panel found that while Carmel Pendleton’s actions, which she admitted, did amount to misconduct her current fitness to practise is not impaired.

The panel ruled that she had shown “deep reflection and sufficiently developed insight” since the incident.

Nurse Mary Sanchez admitted she failed to administer the Aminophylline, a drug used to open constricted airways, “in line with the prescription” when she treated the 68-year-old.

Colin Whalley, 68, died after he was given a day's worth of drugs in 20 minutes by a nurse at Whiston hospital. Mary Sanchez and Carmel Pendleton.

Amy Welch has this report.

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How courage runs in a family. Widow and son reveal plan to climb Everest.

Watch this: It's a great example of how courage can run in a family.

The widow of the former St Helens Rugby League player Steve Prescott has revealed tonight she's joining a challenge in his memory to climb Everest and she's taking her fourteen year old son with her.

Steve was 39 when he died after a seven-year battle with cancer.

Throughout his illness he raised thousands of pounds for charity with a series of endurance events.

On tonight's Granada Reports Steve's widow Linzi and his 14-year-old son Taylor exclusively revealed they're taking part in the Everest challenge in October. It was a privilege to interview them

They will climb with 40 others who include friends and supporters. They will take the amount raised to over a million pounds.

More info at steveprescottfoundation.co.uk If you want to sponsor Linzi and Taylor here's the link https://www.justgiving.com/LinziTaylor/

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