A COUPLE visiting Scotland were delighted after locals used the location tracking app What3Words to find their lost wedding ring.
Robert Hardy, 52, lost his silver ring on Irvine Beach in North Ayrshire with his wife Emma and two children.
Luckily daughter Lily, 15, had coincidentally taken a screenshot when they were there from the What3Words app, which specified exactly where the family had been sitting.
What3Words is an app used by UK emergency services and gives each square in the world a unique three-word address.
The family from Wakefield, West Yorkshire, launched appeals on Facebook to see if anyone had found the ring.
They then shared the three words from the app with metal detector groups in Scotland.
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