April Jones' birthday marked

April Jones' family and friends released balloons and presented a cake in Machynlleth to mark the missing schoolgirl's sixth birthday.

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Pink ribbons for April Jones on her sixth birthday

The family of April Jones have paid tribute to her on her sixth birthday with a host of pink ribbons and banners - April's favourite colour.

Later this evening they will release balloons into the sky from Machynlleth and have invited well-wishers across Wales to do the same.

April's mother Coral ties a pink bow to a tree outside the family home to mark her daughter's sixth birthday
April's family and the Machynlleth community are paying tribute to April with a host of colourful pink ribbons
The family will release balloons tonight for April and have invited well-wishers to do the same

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