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RNLI pull out of Birnbeck Pier

The RNLI are closing their base on Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare after 131 years based there. It blames the deteriorating condition of the crumbling facilities.

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Birnbeck Pier campaign: FULL REPORT

There has been a fresh call for action to restore the historic Birnbeck pier in Weston-super-Mare. The listed structure is in danger of collapse following years of neglect.

A developer is in the early stages of drawing up a new set of plans. Now the heritage minister has hinted that lottery money might also be available.

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