Greenwich Council is offering free lunches to children for every day of the half term holiday next week.

The council say children and young people shouldn't meet out on regular meals because of the school holidays, so will once again be supporting resident families with free healthy meals.

'Nutritious' free meals will be offer at a variety of locations from Monday, February 17, to Friday, February 21, "to keep hunger at bay this half term."

This will see those families who normally get assistance with providing regular school lunches also receive it outside of school term time.

Meals will be freshly prepared and delivered to venues across the borough by the Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency.

Cllr Jackie Smith, cabinet member for children’s services and community safety, said: “Sadly, many families within our borough struggle financially and we recognise that having extra mouths to feed during school holidays can prove too much in some circumstances.

"We are pleased to be working with our partners to help relieve this burden through the free holiday meals scheme, making sure children in our borough aren’t going hungry without their free school meals this half term.”

The project is supported by GS Plus, Charlton Athletic Community Trust and Greenwich Leisure Limited, who also part fund the project.

Children under 10 must be accompanied at the youth clubs and children under six will need to be accompanied at the adventure playgrounds.

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