ECO-conscious volunteers from a South Ayrshire group teamed up with others to clean up the environment.

Friends of Dundonald Castle were joined by Troon Litter Crew, community police officers, and many Dundonald residents to tackle litter hotspots around the woodlands and castle.

They filled a whole host of bin bags. Meanwhile, budding artists should a series of monthly evening workshops is being run at the castle by local artist, Caroline Dempsey, starting on Tuesday, May 7.