POLICE are appealing for the public's help to find a missing woman from Ashton.

Carolyn Thornton, 56, was last seen at around 1.30pm on Chapel Street in Ashton on Sunday (July 26).

Carolyn is described as a white woman of large build, approximately 5ft 6 inches tall with dark brown hair.

She was last seen wearing dark trousers, a navy blue jacket and carrying a blue satchel.

She has links to the Ashton area and often visits the town centre.

Officers are becoming increasingly concerned for Carolyn and want to make sure she is safe and well.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact police on 0161 856 9260.