Pier to receive £500,000 Government grant

Clevedon Pier will receive an investment of £500,000 Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive

Clevedon Pier is set to benefit from a £500,000 Government grant.

It's one of 20 projects across the country selected to receive the Coastal Communities Fund which hopes to create thousands of jobs and bring in new business.

The announcement will be made by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.