Willow Man Makeover

A famous landmark on the M5 near Bridgwater is undergoing a makeover this week. The Willow Man is being repaired by artist Serena de la Hey

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M5 Willow Man undergoes repairs

Artist Serena de la Hey with the Willow Man Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The Willow Man in Somerset will be given an £18,000 facelift this week.

The 12-metre high sculpture next to the M5 near Bridgwater will undergo repairs to its head and arms. Artist Serena de la Hey will go 40 feet up in a cherry picker to reweave the statue using local willow.

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    One of the M5's most famous landmarks, the Willow Man near Bridgwater, is getting a major makeover from his creator, Serena de la Hey