TROON and Villages Locality Planning have raised a huge £1,092 in just six hours while bag packing in Kilmarnock.

The group have issued a big thank you to those who helped at the event at M&S in the town.

A spokesperson said: “Thank you to the lovely staff and shoppers who donated and stopped to ask about our work.

“We are delighted to have been able to begin support for some people who disclosed that they were struggling.

“Over out four tills, you helped us raise over £1,000 in just six hours.

“This has enabled us to provide and fund 27 counselling sessions.”