VOLUNTEER litter pickers helped tidy up their village by collecting more than half a dozen bags full of washed-up waste in Wemyss Bay.

Six members of the Wemyss Baywatchers community group, which formed in 2021 and recently marked its second anniversary, gathered to lift seven bags of detritus from the shoreline and surrounding area.

Fellow local environmental organisation, Literati Guide to Inverclyde, congratulated the team on Twitter in a post that read: "Elizabeth, Saint John and team are doing a magnificent job for the local communities and environment around Wemyss Bay, so, a HUGE thank you - truly inspirational work."