Morrisons Dumbarton is launching a new service offering free meeting spaces to groups such as new parents, charities, book clubs, craft groups and gaming communities.

Groups can book tables, which can seat up to 20 people, through the supermarket's local community champion.

The initiative is designed to help community groups deal with the increasing cost of booking meeting spaces in local centres, after its research revealed that local groups typically spend up to £20 an hour on these.

Helen Tordoff, head of cafes at Morrisons said: “We’ve seen more groups use our café spaces as meet up areas so we’re delighted to formalise the offering and make it even easier for local communities to come together over a cup of tea and great food.”

Meet up areas will be available in Morrisons Dumbarton’s café between 9am until 11 am and 2pm until café closing every weekday.

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To book a meet up area slot, groups can email Morrisons Community Champion at with bookings taken on a first come first serve basis.