BUSINESSES in the Saddleworth area have acted to make sure local children in need of free school meals can get fed during half term.

Children's lunch bags are available for collection from Buckleys and O'Donnell's in Uppermill and there is a free hot meal available for youngsters at Diggle Chippy.

Lunch bags are also on offer Monday to Friday at Granpa Greenes, just order by phone or message to 07790 092581.

At The Old Bell in Delph there are free children's lunches available for collection. Order by phone on 01457 870130 or email

There is a free children's lunch available at Square Meals today (Monday) and tomorrow. Message or phone 07850 432554.

At TinBox Pizza company there is support for feeding children by texting 07734 662230.

Meanwhile, Wagon Uppermill Free is preparing a packed lunch for children to collect by order on 01457 879106.

The White Lion Delph is offering free children's breakfasts from 9amto 11am until Friday. Call in.

Youth Local (Yoyo) Saddleworth is also sourcing meals for children. Order by message on Facebook page or phone/text 07899 997524.