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Missing 22-year-old man from North Tyneside

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing man from North Tyneside.

Michael Bianchi, 22, was reported as missing after leaving his home in Wallsend on Sunday, January 17.

Missing Wallsend man Michael Bianchi Credit: Northumbria Police

Michael is around 5ft 8ins tall, of slim build with long straight brown hair and wears black metal rimmed glasses. He is believed to be wearing blue jeans, black leather bomber jacket with blue Adidas Samba trainers.

Enquiries are ongoing to locate Michael and police are urging him to contact police or his family and let them know he is ok.

Police concerned for 14 year old missing in Newcastle

Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 14-year-old boy from Newcastle.

Reece Gallon was last seen on Saturday, January 2 and police are concerned for his welfare.

He is described as white, 5 feet 2" tall, slim build, shaven eyebrows, with hair shaven at the sides and blonde/purple on top. He was wearing a blue coat and blue jogging bottoms and blue/orange trainers.

Police are appealing for Reece to make contact with them, or anyone who recognises him to call police straightaway.

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Service for missing Claudia Lawrence

A church service is being held for missing York woman Claudia Lawrence. The York University chef was reported missing in March 2009. Police are treating her disappearance as murder.

Church service for missing Claudia Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Claudia's mother, Joan, organised the service Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Church service to be held for missing Claudia

All Saints and Salutation, Blackwell, Darlington Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A church service is being held for missing York woman Claudia Lawrence. The York University chef was reported missing in March 2009. Police are treating her disappearance as murder.

'A Service for Claudia' is being held at All Saints Blackwell in Darlington, the church where her parents got married.

Her mother, Joan, who grew up in Darlington, will light candles for her daughter and prayers will be said.

The Rev David Railton, who is leading the service, says he hopes it provides some comfort for the family as they face a seventh Christmas with no news as to her whereabouts.

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