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Lucy Holmes: A final farewell
Lucy Holmes reflects on almost a decade of work as Research Manager at Missing People. This time last week I was at the #LostinMigration conference
in the beautiful Verdala Palace, courtesy of the President of Malta, where I shared
research findings about m...

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Jo Youle: Resolutions and Revolutions for 2017
This post comes from our CEO Jo Youle. Matthew D’Ancona implores people to lead
and not just follow in 2017, writing in the Guardian . It really caught my
imagination whilst sat on the sofa with a Quality Street thinking about my
resolutions and revolutions...

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Candle of Hope
Thanks to Valerie Nettles for submitting this blog post. Valerie's son Damien was 16 when he went missing from Cowes on the Isle of Wight in 1996.  Tinsel, bells, glitter, lights, sweet songs of praise, warm  greetings between friends and family reunions, h...

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Hope springs eternal; words by Kevin Gosden
Last week we held our annual carol service at St Martin-in-the-Fields in London. Kevin Gosden, father of missing Andrew Gosden , was one of the people to speak at the service. His moving words are below. We welcome anybody with a missing loved one who would...

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Jo Youle: "How letting down a friend taught me something important" Missing People CEO recounts a sad experience to learn from. Sadly, a very close friend’s mum died recently. I was
pleased to be able to sort out work and childcare so that I could be at the...

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Oxford abduction prompts widespread concern
Thanks to Geoff Newiss, CEO, Action Against Abduction for writing this post. Last week, news of the abduction and rape of a teenage
girl in Oxford made  national headlines . The 14 year-old,
walking to school, was forced into a car on a busy street in the S...

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Volunteering through work for Missing People
Lisa West is Research & Insight Manager at Primesight, one of the biggest outdoor advertising companies in the UK and a key partner of the charity. She joined the Missing People Communications team for a day's volunteering a few weeks ago to share her skill...

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Returning Missing Adults – the chance to make a difference
This blog was written by our Research Manager Lucy Holmes. If you would like to know more about this work, please contact  policyandresearch@missingpeople.org.uk When a small
child goes missing - whether they’ve wandered out of sight in a supermarket or
got...

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Unsolved: The Boy Who Disappeared
An age-progressed image of Damien Damien before he went missing in 1996 If you were
hooked on ‘Making a Murderer’ there’s a new series you must watch about a boy
who has been missing for 20 years. Here’s why. By Val
Nettles, mum of missing Damien Where
do I...

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Unsolved: The Boy Who Disappeared
An age-progressed image of Damien Damien before he went missing in 1996 If you were
hooked on ‘Making a Murderer’ there’s a new series you must watch about a boy
who has been missing for 20 years. Here’s why. By Val
Nettles, mum of missing Damien Where
do I...
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