Business boost for Langholm

A new initiative is being launched to help boost tourism and business in Langholm and the Scottish Borders.

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Businesses look to future of tourism in Langholm

Like many towns with industrial roots, Langholm in Dumfries and Galloway is looking for new ways to fill the economic void left by mill closures.

Local businesses are convinced that tourism is the best way forward, and they are now coming together to discuss how to promote Langholm and Eskdale.

Katie Hunter has this report:

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New initiative to boost tourism in Langholm

Langholm Credit: ITV News Border

A new initiative is being launched to help boost tourism in Langholm and the Scottish Borders.

Local traders, hoteliers and businesses will join tourism officers in a series of events at the Buccleuch Centre.

The one-day Event will focus on two key themes, exploring marketing and brand-development, and the benefits of working together and will be chaired by Gordon Mann, Chair of Destination Dumfries & Galloway, who are supporting the event.

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