KIND restaurant staff are making hundreds of meals every day to feed vulnerable people during the Covid-19 outbreak.

The Cafe Continental in Gourock opened its kitchens to cook up more than 500 meals daily to support Inverclyde Community Action Response Group (ICARG)

The meals are then delivered to people's doors by the groups operating alongside ICARG.

Laurie McGilp, manager at the Café said: “We were delighted to be asked to help produce meals for those who need the service most.

"Our team were keen to get back into the kitchen - and knowing that we are able to help the community means so much more."

The Café has for so many years been at the heart of the Gourock community and felt that the least they could do was to help out during this time of crisis.

Laurie said: "We are happy to be involved, we said to Stephen Henry of the action group on the day we closed down and gave a donation that we would be happy to help out in the future.

"We are coming in sticking to the social distancing rules by setting up individual workstations.

"We now have a pool of five people.

"It's hard work but we're enjoying it.

The number of meals produced has increased steadily over the last few weeks.

On Tuesday the Cafe team produced 580 meals for distribution - 480 main courses and 100 soups.

Delicious dishes include spaghetti bolognese, penne arrabiata, chicken curry and chicken casserole.

Laurie said: "In the first week we produced 380, the second 460 then it went to over 500 meals."