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Mumbles Pier re-opens for summer season

The iconic Mumbles Pier has re-opened to the public this weekend, after being closed since the beginning of the year.

Credit: Joe Giddens / PA Archive

New walkways have been laid and structural work has been carried out after potential storm damage was spotted by inspectors.

The pier was first opened in 1898.

Novice sailors take to the seas off Mumbles

Novice sailors have been taking to the water off Mumbles today to try sailing, windsurfing and stand-up paddle boarding. Around 80 beginners took part.

On hand to give tips and advice was Welsh Paralympic sailor Stephen Thomas - originally from Bridgend. He was part of the a team that finish fourth in the Sonar class at London 2012.

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