An Irvine firm were thanked after workers volunteered to help clear up rubbish from the beach.

Staff from Merck joined in the recent litter pick collecting a huge haul of litter.

Irvine Clean-up Crew thanked the team for their recent efforts and offering to support any other businesses in the town with equipment for future litter picks.

A spokesperson for Irvine Clean-Up Crew said: “Let’s hear it for the team from Merck Group, Irvine who cleaned up the beach recently.”

The group added: “Could your business help us keep Irvine beautiful? Send us a direct message and we’ll sort you out with equipment, bags, safety brief and a huge big thank you.”

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