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End of the pier show will go on!

Staff at Cromer Pier are confident it will be reopen by Thursday after it was seriously damaged by last week's tidal surge.

There were fears for the town's Christmas show after holes appeared in the decking and waves entered the pavilion.

Emergency repairs have been taking place over the weekend following a structural survey and a temporary box office is being built in the bar.

Pier restoration appeal

Lowestoft pier requires restoration at the seaward end Credit: ITV Anglia

The owner of a Suffolk pier fears it could be demolished unless a bid for grant aid is successful.

Lowestoft's Claremont Pier is in urgent need of restoration.

The cost of the restoration has been put at £1.5 million Credit: ITV Anglia

Owner David Scott needs to raise around 1.5 million pounds to restore the seaward section of the pier.