Blackpool B&Bs 'should encourage dog owners'

Blackpool should do more to make itself dog friendly in order to draw in more visitors.

Friday, 16th November 2018, 1:37 pm
Updated Friday, 16th November 2018, 2:44 pm
Dog owners should be encouraged to visit Blackpool
Dog owners should be encouraged to visit Blackpool

Coun Maxine Callow made the comment during a meeting of the tourism, economy and resources committee in response to new dog orders in the town.

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"I think as a town we should encourage people to come with their dogs, and perhaps encourage some of the hotels and guesthouse owners to enable people to bring their dogs.

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"They can walk them on the Promenade and I think it would help our economy."

Council leader Coun Blackburn agreed, saying: "We could do more to encourage businesses in the town to take a more dog friendly approach.

"I am sure we can make some inquiries through the business leadership group."