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Father of missing chef Claudia Lawrence to give an update on search

York Press: Peter Lawrence talks to the Gazette on what would be Claudia’s 40th birthday

11:37am Monday 18th August 2014

PETER Lawrence – the father of missing chef Claudia – is to address the press 2,000 days after his daughter disappeared.

Claudia Lawrence: searches end at York pub

York Press:

9:25am Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence have concluded their search of a York pub following a day of activity yesterday.

Claudia Lawrence detectives arrest and bail man, 46, in York - Pub searched - 22 pics - Locals tell of shock - Claudia's dad reacts - Police say more arrests possible - FULL REPORT

York Press:

9:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A YORK pub was at the centre of the Claudia Lawrence investigation. LATEST NEWS.

CLAUDIA LAWRENCE: Suspect re-bailed

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

3:23pm Thursday 12th June 2014

THE 59-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Claudia Lawrence has been re-bailed by police.

Claudia Lawrence: House searches continue this weekend

York Press: A forensics officer works in the back garden of the house in Burnholme Grove as a PCSO guards the scene

9:30am Saturday 17th May 2014

DETECTIVES will this weekend continue searches of a house in York, as they continue to investigate the suspected murder of Claudia Lawrence.

UPDATED: CLAUDIA LAWRENCE: House searches continue for a third day

York Press: Police forensic officers at work today at the house in Burnholme Grove.

7:30am Friday 16th May 2014

SEARCHES are continuing today at a house in York, as the latest stage of the Claudia Lawrence investigation enters its third day.

'I want justice, but I do not want anybody’s life wrecked' - Claudia’s mother

York Press: CLAUDIA'S MUM SPEAKSClaudia Lawrence's mum Joan Lawrence speaks to Peter Barron.Pic Sarah Caldecott (6241655)

10:43am Thursday 15th May 2014

AS detectives continued to question a man suspected of murdering her daughter yesterday, Joan Lawrence was doing her best to block out her "living nightmare" and carry on as normally as possible.

Suspect in Claudia Lawrence case ‘devoted to his mother’

York Press: (6241345)

10:44am Thursday 15th May 2014

CLAUDIA Lawrence murder suspect Mike Snelling was devoted to his mother and “never seemed to bother much with women”, friends said yesterday.

CLAUDIA LAWRENCE: 59-year-old man released on bail

York Press: An officer leaves the forensic tent at Burnholme Grove today.

7:30am Thursday 15th May 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police have released a 59-year-old man on conditional bail following his arrest yesterday on suspicion of murdering Claudia Lawrence.

Shock and renewed hope from Claudia Lawrence's friends and family

York Press: Claudia’s mother, Joan Lawrence

10:42am Wednesday 14th May 2014

CLAUDIA LAWRENCE’S friends and neighbours reacted with shock and renewed hope to the dramatic arrest of murder suspect Michael Snelling.

Claudia Lawrence: Arrest follows new Crimewatch appeal

York Press: Chief Superintendent Simon Mason and Detective Superintendent Dai Malyn

10:34am Wednesday 14th May 2014

THE arrest of the 59-year-old York man comes almost two months after detectives made a fresh appeal on BBC's Crimewatch, to mark the fifth anniversary of Claudia’s disappearance.

CLAUDIA LAWRENCE: Man, 59, arrested on suspicion of murder - 2 houses searched - Car seized - Friends and family tell of shock and hope - 8.30pm UPDATE

York Press: Mike Snelling: We all need to look after our mental health

8:30pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

A 59-YEAR-OLD man was arrested today on suspicion of murdering York chef Claudia Lawrence in a dramatic day in the long-running investigation.

Father of Claudia Lawrence seeks Lord's help

York Press: Peter Lawrence, father of Claudia Lawrence

11:54am Saturday 29th March 2014

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence has met a senior Government minister to discuss delays to the Presumption of Death Act.

CLAUDIA LAWRENCE: Police reveal new leads

York Press: Chief Superintendent Simon Mason and Detective Superintendent Dai Malyn

12:10am Wednesday 19th March 2014

DETECTIVES investigating the disappearance of York chef Claudia Lawrence have released fresh appeals and new evidence but say there is still no prime suspect.

Claudia Lawrence 5 years on: Have police made breakthrough? - Dad Peter speaks of his new hope

York Press:

11:20am Tuesday 18th March 2014

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence hopes a cold-case review has made a potentially crucial breakthrough, five years on from her disappearance.

"Nothing can close that void" - Claudia Lawrence's friend describes life without her five years on

York Press: Peter Lawrence, father of Claudia Lawrence, above, at the Community Pride Awards with Claudia’s friend Jen King, who nominated him for the award

7:49pm Sunday 16th March 2014

ONE of Claudia Lawrence’s closest friends has said until the mystery of her disappearance is solved, “nothing can close the void” created by her absence.

Railway station billboard appeal on Claudia Lawrence anniversary

York Press: Claudia Lawrence

11:26am Saturday 15th March 2014

THE appeal for missing York chef Claudia Lawrence will appear on digital billboards in railway stations across the country from Monday, the fifth anniversary of her disappearance.

New TV appeal over Claudia Lawrence disappearance

York Press: Claudia Lawrence

4:24pm Thursday 13th March 2014

THE North Yorkshire Police team reviewing the disappearance of York chef Claudia Lawrence will make a fresh appeal for information on national television next week.

Missing York chef's sister's birthday message

York Press: Missing: Claudia Lawrence

THE sister of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence has said she wants to give her a birthday hug.

Claudia Lawrence’s father in campaign movie

York Press: Peter Lawrence, father of Claudia, has welcomed the Government proposals to help families of people who have disappeared

9:01am Friday 6th December 2013

PETER Lawrence is to appear in a campaign film for charity Missing People’s Home for Christmas Appeal.

UPDATED 1pm: Police begin new examination of Claudia's house

York Press: MYSTERY: Claudia Lawrence

10:40am Tuesday 29th October 2013

A NEW forensic search has begun at the home of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence.

Police vow to keep Claudia Lawrence case open

York Press: Peter Lawrence met police chiefs to  discuss a review by the Major Crimes Unit into the  disappearance of his daughter, Claudia, in March 2009

8:46am Friday 11th October 2013

NORTH Yorkshire Police’s head of crime has pledged never to close the case into the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence until it is resolved ahead of the launch of a major new investigation unit.

Claudia Lawrence's father welcomes help for families of missing

York Press: Peter Lawrence, father of Claudia, has welcomed the Government proposals to help families of people who have disappeared

10:05am Thursday 20th June 2013

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence has welcomed plans to provide extra help for families whose loved ones disappear.

Claudia Lawrence’s father continues to be hopeful

York Press: Claudia Lawrence

9:25am Monday 27th May 2013

The father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence has said the recent discovery of three women who went missing ten years ago in the US has given him fresh hope that his daughter will be found.

US case offers hope for Claudia

12:22pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

FAMILY and friends of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence have said the discovery of three women who went missing in the US ten years ago has given them fresh hope.

Father of Claudia Lawrence welcomes new law

9:15am Thursday 28th March 2013

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence has welcomed the introduction of a new law that will allow someone to be declared “presumed dead”.

"We will never give up on Claudia" - police vow to continue search

4:10pm Friday 15th March 2013

ON the fourth anniversary of her disappearance police have urged people who know what happened to Claudia Lawrence to come forward.

Father of Claudia Lawrence tells of ordeal in book

9:04am Tuesday 12th March 2013

THE father of missing Heworth chef Claudia Lawrence has spoken of how his Christian faith has helped him to endure the “dreadful” ordeal he has endured since her disappearance.

Claudia Lawrence’s father hails law change

10:24am Thursday 7th March 2013

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence has welcomed backing from the House of Lords for new legislation making it easier for people to settle the affairs of a relative who is missing, presumed dead.

Plea for information on 39th birthday of Claudia Lawrence

York Press: Plea for information on 39th birthday of Claudia Lawrence

12:06pm Wednesday 27th February 2013

A PLEA for information about the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence has been made on the chef’s 39th birthday.

‘Claudia probe will still go on’ retiring police chief pledges

York Press: Ray Galloway, who is retiring from North Yorkshire Police, says the core team of officers will continue  the investigation into Claudia Lawrence’s disappearance

9:48am Thursday 17th January 2013

THE detective who has led one of North Yorkshire’s most perplexing murder investigations was today retiring from the force.

Police defend Claudia Lawrence investigation after mother's comments

2:15pm Sunday 30th December 2012

POLICE have hit back after the mother of York chef Claudia Lawrence said detectives missed “chance after chance” to solve the mystery of her missing daughter.

Preparation under way for missing people carol service

York Press: Peter Lawrence sings along with pupils at Headlands Primary School, York

9:53am Thursday 29th November 2012

CHILDREN sang a song for lost loved ones as they rehearsed for a new carol service in York.

Rapid progress for missing people Bill

York Press: Peter Lawrence, right,  at St Chad’s Church with Canon Simon Stanley

8:04am Wednesday 14th November 2012

LANDMARK legislation to help the families of missing people such as York’s Claudia Lawrence could go through Parliament as early as Easter.

Commons debate on missing people

York Press: Peter Lawrence at the launch of the Crimestoppers campaign

10:09am Thursday 1st November 2012

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence will tomorrow ask parliament for radical reforms to legislation to make it easier for those dealing with a missing person’s estate.

York joins campaign over GCSE results

9:17am Saturday 22nd September 2012

COUNCIL bosses in York have signed up to a consortium led by two other local authorities to consider legal action over recent GCSE results.

Missing people will be remembered at service

York Press: Peter Lawrence alongside Ben Houghton of Missing People after a presentation of £825 to the charity

9:07am Saturday 22nd September 2012

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence has announced he will launch Yorkshire’s first Missing People carol service this winter – as he marks three-and-a-half years since his daughter disappeared.

Focus on fashion at York Races

York Press: Peter Lawrence spends his birthday with his daughter, Ali, at York Races

8:32am Saturday 14th July 2012

THOUSANDS of people descended on York Racecourse to enjoy the July meeting, but it was an event tinged with sadness for one York family.

Claudia seen in Amsterdam, claims ex-detective

York Press: Claudia Lawrence

6:10pm Tuesday 10th July 2012

A FORMER private detective believes he may have seen missing York chef Claudia Lawrence in Amsterdam.

Cyclists raise awareness of missing people

York Press: Peter Lawrence

9:40am Saturday 16th June 2012

THE father of Claudia Lawrence, the York woman missing for three years, will meet a team of cyclists who are raising awareness of missing people.

Father of Claudia Lawrence nominated for Community Pride Award

York Press: Peter Lawrence with Jen King in the Miles For Missing People run in London last year

9:30am Saturday 14th April 2012

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence has been nominated for a Community Pride Award by one of her closest friends.

New Claudia Lawrence TV appeal sparks 8 calls

4:09pm Wednesday 21st March 2012

CRIMEWATCH received eight calls following their renewed appeal for information about the disappearance of York chef Claudia Lawrence.

Fresh TV appeal in search for Claudia Lawrence

5:03pm Tuesday 20th March 2012

POLICE investigating the disappearance of York chef Claudia Lawrence will tonight make a fresh TV appeal for information.

Claudia father’s support for run

8:50am Monday 19th March 2012

THE father of missing York chef has marked the third anniversary of her disappearance by joining a sponsored run for Missing People at Regent’s Park in London, amid further media speculation about her whereabouts.

Claudia appeal to mark third anniversary of disappearance

York Press: Peter Lawrence, the father of missing Claudia, talks at a press briefing in the garden of his home in Heworth, with Claudia’s friend Suzy Cooper, media spokesman Martin Dales and York Outer MP Julian Sturdy, right

10:20am Saturday 17th March 2012

THE father and friend of missing York woman Claudia Lawrence have held a press conference to mark the third anniversary of her disappearance.

Claudia’s father in bid to change law on missing people

10:04am Tuesday 6th March 2012

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence hopes the Government will back proposed new laws giving relatives of those who have disappeared more rights.

Claudia Lawrence’s father to address MPs

9:02am Saturday 3rd March 2012

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence is to speak to MPs on Monday about the need for the families of people who have disappeared to be given more rights.

Abusive messages left on Claudia Lawrence website

8:45am Friday 24th February 2012

THOUSANDS of members were wiped from a web page appealing for help to find missing York chef Claudia Lawrence following an overhaul of Facebook, triggering strong criticism by her best friend.

Hope for families of missing people

York Press: Peter Lawrence speaking at a press            conference at the Cedar Court Hotel, York

8:39am Wednesday 22nd February 2012

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence says he hopes a Government report out today will help ease the anguish for families of missing people.

Mystery well-wisher urged to stop Claudia wreath ‘tradition’

York Press: Detectives investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence are pursuing a new lead which could be 'significant'

9:05am Tuesday 27th December 2011

A MYSTERY well-wisher has been inadvertently adding to the torment of the family of missing chef Claudia Lawrence.


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