Gail’s Bakery has launched a call to arms for local volunteers to help it deliver bread to charities in Brighton and Hove.

To coincide with its new opening in Hove, Gail’s will be putting its surplus bakes to good use by partnering with local charities to feed the hungry - and it wants local people and food outlets to come forward and help.

“Believing that baking plays a key role in every community, Gail’s hopes that friends of the bakery will get involved by volunteering to deliver leftover goodies to those in need,” it said.

The bakery is also recruiting, looking for new and local faces to join the team, whether to learn the art of baking or how to make great coffee.

The Gail’s bakery will be filled with more than 20 types of bread including the French dark sourdough, spelt sourdough, rye loaves and fruit breads. Its bread will all be cooked on site.