THE Red Lion at Willingdon will be offering free food for the needy this half term.

It is the latest Eastbourne venue to say it will give support to those who need it.

It comes after the cruel Tories refused to fund it.

The Red Lion says: “Given that the government have stopped funding for free school meals during the holidays, the Red Lion would like to offer any families genuinely struggling, free children’s meals to take away.

“These will be available to any families entitled to free school meals, next Monday – Friday between 12pm and 1pm.

“They can be pre ordered at any time whilst we are open, with a collection time arranged when ordering.

“If you know anyone who is struggling, please, please let them know!! Contact us on 01323 502062.”