Missing Luke's mum in London march

MISSING teenager Luke Durbin's mother is to join up to 100 relatives and friends of other missing people for a march highlighting the lack of support available to them.

MISSING teenager Luke Durbin's mother is to join up to 100 relatives and friends of other missing people for a march highlighting the lack of support available to them.

Nicki Durbin was due to march through London todayto raise awareness of the plight of missing people across the UK and to call upon the Government to fund a support network for their relatives.

Luke, 19, of Coronation Avenue, Hollesley, went missing after becoming separated from his friends on a night out in Zest nightclub in Ipswich on Thursday, May 11 2006.

CCTV footage showed that, after leaving Zest, Mr Durbin made his way to the Hawk taxi rank in the town's Old Foundry Road where he tried to get a taxi at about 3.40am.

Today's march was organised by Ms Durbin and Valerie Nettles, whose 16-year-old son Damien Nettles disappeared in November 1996 on a night out on the Isle of Wight.

Ms Durbin said: “The Government needs to acknowledge what a massive problem there is in the UK with missing people and secondly to put some money into funding a support group that can be facilitated by a charity like Missing People.”