A WEEKLY free meal is being dished up to Cradley children at Providence Methodist Church during the summer holidays.

Youngsters who attend St Peter’s Church, Colley Lane or Caslon primary schools are invited to the Wednesday sessions from noon until 2.30pm.

Parents can also join in, with craft sessions followed by lunch at 12.30pm and the screening of a DVD.

The church also operates a food bank every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am until1pm.

Members have also donated items including CDs, clothes and books for recycling by the Beacon Blind Centre, which are expected to raise about £1,600.