Friday, 14 September 2018

Remember A Charity Week- Sarah Godwin

To celebrate #rememberacharityweek, Sarah Godwin – Missing People beneficiary, trustee, choir member, family ambassador, and mother to missing Quentin Godwin, has written a blog to tell us why she is leaving a gift in her will. 

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Wiltshire Police: Putting a spotlight on missing people

Detective Inspector Mark Kent gives us an insight into the missing persons' unit at Wiltshire Police and their new #beyondthebeat campaign.

Friday, 3 August 2018

Charlotte’s Grand clothes sale at Henley Trad Boat Show

Charlotte Mather raised over £1000 for Missing People by selling second-hand clothes at the Henley Traditional Boat Show. 

She first heard of the charity after hearing Peter Boxell talk about the Big Tweet for Missing Children on BBC Radio 4.

Thursday, 26 July 2018

APPG Missing Adults Inquiry: James' Story

In our role as Co-Secretariat to the APPG for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults, we've been working on an inquiry into safeguarding missing adults who have mental health issues.

Lisa, whose husband James went missing in 2011, agreed to speak to the charity about her and James’ experiences. She has agreed for this story to be shared in the hopes of holding the police to account and preventing other families having to go through what hers did.

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Mental Health and Missing: observations by Richard Rickford, Research Assistant

Many of you will have heard of the dilemma of the cave person entering a clearing in the jungle and suddenly a sabre tooth tiger jumping out. 

Who would want to be a tiger’s supper? There is a choice. Either combat the tiger or make a run for it (fight or flight). 

Esther Beadle - the story of a returned missing adult

Esther went missing in 2016. She shared her experience at a parliamentary roundtable meeting as part of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults’ inquiry into safeguarding missing adults who have mental health issues.

Friday, 13 July 2018

Missing People at the NEX giving day!

This year Missing People attended the NEX giving day!
This is an annual event where NEX make life-changing projects happen and celebrate with chosen charities and clients.

Someone is reported missing every 90 seconds in the UK. The Missing Blog aims to give a voice to all those affected by this issue.

Written by families and friends of missing people, supporters working to raise awareness of the cause, and volunteers and staff at the charity Missing People, we hope that this blog will offer a window into the issue of missing.

The charity Missing People is a lifeline when someone disappears. To find out more about Missing People and ways that you can support the charity visit

Call or text the charity Missing People for free on 116 000, 24/7 if you or anyone you know is affected by a disappearance.