PETS are being invited to church next weekend - for a special blessing service.

Morecambe Parish Church rector the Rev Gary Ingram is to lead the animal blessing on Sunday, October 23 at 3.30 pm and says pets of any denomination, or none, will be welcome with their owners.

A bucket and mop will be available for accidents at the service being backed by the RSPCA.

Details are from Rev Ingram on 01524-410941.