Auchlochan party for diamond couple Ian and Betty Hynd

Diamond Wedding Anniversary -  John and Elizabeth Hynd
Diamond Wedding Anniversary - John and Elizabeth Hynd

CLOSE family and friends gathered to celebrate the diamond wedding of Ian and Betty Hynd at Auchlochan retirement village in Lesmahagow.

Ian (84) and 82-year-old Betty were married on March 19 1952 at the YMCA in Wishaw and set up home in Law.

Ian, who is originally from Motherwell, was a mine surveyor; he was always known at work as John.

For more on the happy couple, see this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette