Isobel Watson, Lanark, is official local hero

Isobel Watson, Lanark Playparks Action Group official opening of the train at Lanark Loch'19/2/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison
Isobel Watson, Lanark Playparks Action Group official opening of the train at Lanark Loch'19/2/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison

A Lanark gran who is fast becoming ‘best friend’ to the town’s children has been recognised as one of Scotland’s official Local Heroes.

C Surely no-one in the Royal Burgh will disagree with this week’s choice of Isobel Watson, of Wheatland Drive, leading light with Lanark Playparks Action Group, representing Clydesdale at the ‘riding’ in the Royal Mile on Friday, July 1, to mark the opening of the fourth session of the Scottish Parliament.

For more information on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette which is in the shops now.