Staff at one of Glasgow's branches of Nando's will open their doors on Christmas Day to help feed the city's homelessness.

The Waterloo Street restaurant, which only opened this year, made the announcement on social media this afternoon.

They are also urging any customers to donate gifts to those in need, to provide "a bit of cheer" on Christmas Day.

A post on their Faceook read: "We are planning on opening on Christmas Day to feed some of Glasgow’s many homeless.

"We’d love to be able to give them some gifts to help them keep warm and clean and we need your help!

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"We have place a bin at our entrance and would love if you could help us fill it with hats, gloves, blankets, toiletries, jackets, sleeping bags etc.

"Anything you can give would help so we can give these people at little bit of cheer on Christmas Day.

"#spreadtheword #givesomethingback".

So far more than 2000 people have shared the post, impressed with the generosity of the staff at the restaurant chain.

One customer, Ann Butcher, commented: "What an awesome plan. Bless you for your kindness."

Another, Liz Mitchell, said: "Excellent, brilliant and generous. I'll certainly drop something off."

And a third, Adele Reilly, added: "Amazing to see a company so big open up on Christmas Day to do some good!".

You can find out more on the restaurant's Facebook here.