OVER 50 bags of rubbish were collected as a group of volunteers braved the cold to help clean up Dunfermline city centre.

A total of 41 people took part in the event including representatives from local businesses, Police Scotland Youth volunteers, Tower House Youth Hub and Fife councillors.

The clean-up area covered New Row, Queen Anne Street, St Margaret Street, Bridge Street, Wooers Alley and Buffies Brae.

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Delighted with the support on the day, City of Dunfermline Area Convener, Councillor James Calder, said: "It was great to join so many members of the community for our big city clean-up.

"It is nice to see the real community spirit at play and I want to thank everyone who took the time to help.

"It was also brilliant to see so many young people join us such as from the Police Scotland Youth Volunteers. This is really positive to see the next generation taking part in helping our city."