Police are continuing to appeal for help in their search for missing Janis Hall.
Superintendent Mick Paterson, from Northumbria Police, said:
– Superintendent Mick Paterson, Northumbria Police
"I want to thank those who attended the public meeting in Catton this week in relation to the disappearance of Janis Hall.
"The meeting allowed us to gather information and reassure local residents about the heightened police activity in the area.
"The meeting was really well attended and the information we received may just give us the lead we need to help find Janis. I want to assure the local community that we are doing all we can to find her.
"Officers are also continuing to carry out enquiries in the area and wider afield to trying and establish her last known movements."
Police are continuing to appeal for help to trace a missing Northumberland woman a month after her disappearance.
Janis Hall, 65, was reported missing from her home in Catton, near Hexham, on December 19. Her disappearance is out of character and police are increasingly concerned for her welfare.
Extensive searches have been carried out since her disappearance and a public meeting was held in Catton recently to provide updates to local residents about the investigation.
Police looking for a missing woman from Northumberland are widening their search.
Janis Hall was last seen at her home in Catton near Allendale more than two weeks ago.
Officers say a member of the public picked up a woman in their car near Simonburn.
They took her to Hexham Railway Station.
Police searching for missing Northumberland woman Janis Hall are issuing leaflets in a bid to trace her. Officers will hand them out to residents in the Simonburn area in an attempt to locate the 65-year-old, who has been missing from her home in Catton since Thursday, December 19.
This follows a report to police from a member of the public that they picked up a woman in their car near Simonburn, at around 5.15pm, on Saturday, December 21, and dropped her off at Hexham railway station. Police have carried out subsequent checks of CCTV at the station.
Mrs Hall is described as being 5ft 4ins tall of medium build, with grey short hair, and wearing glasses. She was also possibly wearing a green fleece coat, black trousers and a black fur Russian-style hat.
Now police are hoping the leaflets may trigger someone's memory. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting the reference 1124 19/12/13.
Detectives looking for a missing grandmother are beginning to search a stretch of river near her home in Northumberland.
Janis Hall, 65, has not been seen since she disappeared from her home in the Hexham area more than two weeks ago.
Northumbria Police officers have conducted extensive searches for Mrs Hall but no trace of her has been found.
Officers, including some from the force's Marine Unit, have joined staff from the Environment Agency to examine a stretch of River East Allen, close to Catton, the village where she lived.
Mrs Hall is described as 5ft 4ins tall ,of medium build, with short grey hair, and wearing glasses. She was also possibly wearing a green fleece coat, black trousers and a black fur Russian-style hat, police said
The search is continuing today for a woman from Northumberland who's been missing for more than two weeks.
Janis Hall, 65, last spoke to a relative on December 19.
Northumbria Police's Marine Unit are resuming their search of the river East Allen, near Catton for any clues about her disappearance.
Police searching for missing Northumberland woman Janis Hall have begun searching a river close to where she lived.
The 65 year old grandmother is known to have regularly walked along the banks of the River East Allen and police say they can't rule out the possibility she may have fallen into it.
Police are preparing to search the river near Catton for a missing woman from Northumberland.
Janis Hall, 65, disappeared more than two weeks ago after going out for a walk.
Northumbria Police's marine unit will begin scouring the River East Allen later.