Then owners of Weston-super-Mare's pier, Michelle and Kerry Michael, have been given an MBE for their work in restoring it.
This report which went out on The West Tonight in July 2008 shows how badly the pier was destroyed by the fire.
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Tewkesbury is considered a safe seat for the Conservatives - they've been the elected party since the constituency was recreated in 1997.
Thornbury and Yate is considered a safe Liberal Democrat seat. They won the constituency in 2010 with a majority of over 7,000 votes.
The Liberal Democrats won the constituency in 2010 with a majority of 800 votes. Wells is Conservative target for 2015.