As a new visitor centre opens, we've had our aerial camera out on the beautiful Clevedon Pier - take a look at these stunning pictures.Read the full story ›
Clevedon Pier will get an extra £75,000 in Government grants to help maintain and repair the historic structure.
The landmark, the only Grade I-listed pier in the country, was one of just eight projects to win a share of £800,000 from the Coastal Communities Fund.
The money will go towards essential renovation work.
You can now own shares in a West Country landmark: Somerset's 150-year-old Clevedon Pier.
The only Grade 1 listed pier in the country, once described by former Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman as "the most beautiful pier in England", is now part of a community share offer.
The trustees are hoping to raise £350,000 to help pay for new visitor facilities, which are currently being built.
A music video featuring Somerset's Clevedon Pier has won the Brit Award for British Video.
Boyband One Direction filmed 'You and I' in 2014. A brass plaque was placed on a bench there to mark the occasion,but it had to be moved after over-zealous fans covered it with their own tributes.
A plaque commemorating boy band One Direction's visit to Clevedon Pier has had to be moved because of over-zealous fans.Read the full story ›
They're possibly the West Country's most romantic couple. Hazel and Jay Preller from Weston-super-Mare set themselves the target of grabbing a kiss at the end of every seaside pier in the country.
It took them two years and they've written a book about it.
Here they tell our presenters their story.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded two grants to the Clifton Suspension Bridge and Clevedon Pier.Read the full story ›
As the only intact Grade I listed pier in England, Clevedon Pier is of immense heritage importance and much-loved by the local community.
HLF’s funding will enable the Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust to create a sustainable future for the pier ensuring its survival for the next hundred years.
A much-needed new visitor space will be created and used for community events, workshops and learning activities and will also include a café and toilet facilities, helping the Pier become a first-class heritage attraction once again.
These improvements will also boost visitor numbers and contribute to the local economy.
HLF’s £595,000 grant will enable the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust to open up the bridge’s unique history to a much wider audience in time for the 150th anniversary of the bridge’s completion in 2014.
A new learning centre will be built, on the North Somerset side of the bridge, and will provide space for schools and community groups to meet and learn.
The iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge and Clevedon Pier, have each received Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grants of £595,000 and £720,000.
HLF’s grant will enable the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust to open up the bridge’s unique history to a much wider audience in time for the 150th anniversary of the bridge’s completion in 2014.
Pans for Clevedon Pier include is vastly improving the visitor facilities on site and increasing learning and volunteering opportunities for local people.