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Police appeal for missing Ebbw Vale teenagers

Police are appealing for information to locate two teenagers from the Ebbw Vale area who have been reported missing.

Leon and Lara have been missing since yesterday evening. Credit: Gwent Police

Fifteen-year-old Leon Spencer and fourteen-year-old Lara Williams were last seen at around 9pm yesterday evening.

Leon is described as 5ft 8in tall, of stocky build and with short, brown hair. He was last seen wearing grey jogging bottoms and a blue hooded jumper.

Lara is reported as being 5ft 4in tall, of average build and with long, dark black/brown hair. She was wearing dark jeans, a dark blue padded jacket with a hood and light brown boots.

Anyone with information relating to the whereabouts of Leon and Lara is asked to call Gwent Police on 101.

Leon Spencer was last seen wearing grey jogging bottoms and and a blue hoody. Credit: Gwent Police
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Parents and pupils celebrate St Davids school reprieve

Hundreds of parents and pupils turned out this morning to protest against controversial plans to close the only secondary school in the city of St Davids.

Ysgol Dewi Sant was under threat, as part of plans to reorganise education and improve performance in Pembrokeshire.

But, the council then offered the school a reprieve - in an unusually quick victory for people power.

Tom Sheldrick reports:

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Teenage ballroom dancer finds partner after national plea

A teenage ballroom dancer from Newport has finally found someone to partner him following a national search.

Joshua Hicks went public with his plea for a dance partner after 18 months without one - even wondering at one point if he'd have to hang his dancing shoes up for good.

But Joshua's search finally paid off - and along came Maddie Rudkin.

Watch the two young dance partners in action:


Concern grows for 25-year-old not seen for a week

Concern is growing for a 25-year-old woman who has been missing for a week.

Khadra Hassan, 25, was last seen on Thursday 22 January.

Police say they are concerned for the welfare of 25-year-old Khadra Hassan. Credit: Dyfed Powys Police

Ms Hassan is described as black, 5ft 4 and of a slim build, with dark hair, usually tied back.

She was wearing skinny jeans, ballet pump style shoes and a white jacket, and was carrying a black shoulder bag.

Ms Hassan has links to the Swansea, Bristol and South West London areas.

Dyfed Powys Police asks anyone with information to contact the force using the 101 number.

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