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Mum wants to thank river­bank life­savers

Stirling Observer - - FRONT PAGE - Chris Marzella

A Ban­nock­burn mum and her young son are look­ing to trace a group of young peo­ple who saved them from drown­ing in Cal­lan­der.

Char­lene Hunter (27) and her son Ryan took a day trip to the town on Sun­day to soak up the sun­shine.

But it al­most turned to dis­as­ter when they de­cided to cool off at Cal­lan­der Mead­ows.

Char­lene and St Mary’s Pri­mary pupil, Ryan, de­cided to go into the Eas Gob­hain – one of the small rivers which feeds in to the River Teith – to com­bat the soar­ing tem­per­a­ture.

With Ryan on her back, Char­lene lost her foot­ing and

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