A HARDY group of volunteers from Inverkip Parish Church collected more than 50 bags of litter on a clean-up around the village.

Around 35 people worked tirelessly to fill no fewer than 54 bags of rubbish, clearing up items that had been thoughtlessly dumped on streets and at Ardgowan beach.

A church spokesperson said: “A huge thank-you to all the volunteers who came out to make the local area a better place."