Volunteers set to hang up their aprons

A group of volunteers are preparing hang up their aprons after spending the last few weeks providing free lockdown lunches for children in the Horncastle area.

Volunteers  at work preparing the free packed lunches
Volunteers at work preparing the free packed lunches

Horncastle Chef, based at the community centre, launched in December – and has served more 250 packed lunches three days a week.

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With schools set to reopen on Monday, the volunteers are scaling back operations.

The volunteers – led by student Jess Holland – have thanked everyone who supported the project, including locally based Children’s Links.