Redan take away shop Food Squad is offering free meals to the elderly in response to coronavirus.
Food Squad owner Sam Nawaz said he made the decision to offer the service after seeing so many elderly people lining up at the supermarket struggling to purchase essential food.
"I left my family in Pakistan in 2009. I would hate to think they were lining up for food and couldn't get it," he said.
"How would you feel if you went to the supermarket, you have no groceries left and couldn't get food to cook tonight? Many people would then go out to get fish and chips but what if you can't afford it?"
Mr Nawaz said people who had come in to the store to receive a free meal were thankful and many members of the community had offered to contribute.
"It really shows we live in a beautiful country where people want to help each other," he said.
"Yesterday I had Chris from Haymes Paint who wanted to contribute and said he would be happy to volunteer if the elderly wanted the food delivered to their home.
"I am not alone, I have the whole community with me."
The free meals are available from 12pm to 10pm to people over 60 who are struggling to get the food they need.
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