AN Eastbourne cafe is ordering free packed lunches for children during half term.

The Art House is at 34 Grove Road.

They said: “Things are tough for many families at the moment and with half term next week we will be offering free children’s packed lunches next week to be collected from the cafe.

“This is for people who are genuinely struggling to feed their children during school holidays as no child should go hungry or in receipt of free school lunches.”

You can call the cafe on 01323 728691,

Or share its facebook post at: https://www.facebook.com/TheArtHouseEastbourne/

“We need 30 minutes notice to make it up fresh.”

It is a friendly independant cafe offering speciality coffee and tea, freshly made food, cakes and creative activities for both adults and children.