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The search for missing Machynlleth five-year-old April Jones continues. A fund set up to assist the search operation has so far amassed over £60,000.

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Mayor of Machynlleth: 'There's still hope'

A church service has been held in Machynlleth today for the missing five-year-old Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The Mayor of Machynlleth Gareth Jones says he believes hope has not yet faded for April Jones, who has been missing since Monday.

He also highlighted the need to continue supporting the local community after an 'extremely difficult' week.

"It's important that there's support in place for everybody, obviously April and her family and the general community at large as well," Mr Jones said.

"There's still hope for April."

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