HELP is needed to support rough sleepers in Bournemouth.

Bournemouth Rotaract Club, a voluntary organisation for 18 to 30-year-olds, has been running goes out into Bournemouth every Friday evening to feed at talk to the homeless.

Volunteers, who have been running a soup kitchen every Sunday at Cotlands Road car park for the last year, are seeing around 20 people each week.

The club, which is also organising a Christmas meal for the homeless, is appealing for sleeping bags, blankets, coats, hats, scarves, gloves and socks, to help keep rough sleepers warm during the colder weather. Non-perishable food items are also welcome.

Anyone who can help should call Amy on 07845 812103 or deliver to Babbacombe Hotel, West Hill Road, on Sunday evenings between 5.30pm and 6.30pm.