Lee urges people not to give money to street beggars.
A new campaign is launched today designed to rid the streets of Blackburn town centre of beggars.
The campaign is urging people not to hand beggars cash but to give to the THOMAS Drop-in-Centre. The centre feeds over 50 people a day. .
The initiative has been developed by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Blackburn Town Centre Partnership – known as BID (Business Improvement District) and THOMAS.
Residents at THOMAS Witton Bank Blackburn have taken part in a short documentary urging people not to give to street beggars as the money goes on drugs.
To watch documentary Click Here