Defibrillator installed on Grand Pier

A top tourist attraction in the heart of a seaside town has installed a defibrillator which could potentially save the lives of residents and tourists alike. The Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare has positioned the device in the entrance area of the main Pavilion, putting it within easy reach of thousands of people. Staff at the [...]

By |2019-12-05T14:49:48+01:00December 5th, 2019|North Somerset|0 Comments

Green-eyed monster prompts grotto takeover

Someone has been going green with envy at how much attention Santa has been attracting at his grotto at the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare this month. So much so, in fact, that he has organised a takeover! He may have stolen Christmas in the book that made his name, but for one weekend, Mr Grinch [...]

By |2019-11-29T09:48:26+01:00November 29th, 2019|North Somerset|0 Comments

Santa specials for Grand Pier guests with sensory difficulties

A top tourist attraction is once again offering special ‘quiet hour’ sessions to ensure that children who have sensory difficulties can visit Santa’s Grotto in the run-up to Christmas. The Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare is creating a magical winter wonderland on the first floor of the main Pavilion building this year. And the attraction wants [...]

By |2019-11-22T14:34:11+01:00November 22nd, 2019|North Somerset|0 Comments

Pier’s thank you to public service personnel

A top tourist attraction will be saying thank you in its own special way to people from the emergency services and armed forces this weekend. The Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare is inviting representatives from all the emergency services and armed forces – past and present – to visit this weekend and receive free unlimited ride [...]

By |2019-11-20T11:15:20+01:00November 20th, 2019|North Somerset|0 Comments

Santa books his dates at the Grand Pier

Santa will once again be booking into the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare to meet local children in the run-up to Christmas – and he will have an extra-special gift for them, too. Every youngster who visits Santa in his new grotto at the seafront attraction will be presented with a book, Santa And His Missing [...]

By |2019-11-20T11:02:52+01:00November 20th, 2019|North Somerset|0 Comments

Pier pressure prompts rugby clubs to become cup winners

Two rugby clubs have been provided with the props they need to become ‘cup winners’ in the fight against single use plastics, thanks to a top tourist attraction. Earlier this year, the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare started providing reusable Eco-Cups in a move which it claimed would prevent more than 120,000 plastic cups from entering [...]

By |2019-11-20T10:51:43+01:00November 20th, 2019|North Somerset|0 Comments

Pier’s plea to help turn tickets to wishes

Visitors to Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier are being encouraged to spread a little ray of sunshine by turning any unused or unwanted prize tickets into wishes. The seafront attraction is supporting the national Tickets2wishes campaign which raises money to help grant a magical wish to a child living with a serious or life-limiting illness. The British [...]

By |2019-11-01T11:51:36+01:00November 1st, 2019|North Somerset|0 Comments

Pier plans to make charity’s anniversary go with a bang

A dark November night will explode into colour when Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier stages the latest of its popular Fireworks at Sea spectaculars. The event, on Saturday 9 November, is extra special because the seafront attraction has joined forces with a well-known local charity to help its 30th anniversary celebrations go with a bang. The event [...]

By |2019-10-17T13:34:02+01:00October 17th, 2019|North Somerset|0 Comments

FSB business expert to join TV Dragon at Festival of Enterprise

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has announced that Neil Warwick OBE, FSB policy chair for Brexit, will be delivering a keynote speech about the implications of Brexit for smaller businesses at the Festival of Enterprise on 24 October at the NEC, Birmingham. Neil will join Piers Linney of the BBC's Dragon's Den and other [...]

We DO love to be beside the seaside

A study which confirms that we do love to live beside the seaside has come as no surprise to the team which runs the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare. The Pier has welcomed results of research by the University of Exeter that revealed that people who live close to the sea are happier and have better [...]

By |2019-10-11T11:11:18+01:00October 11th, 2019|North Somerset|0 Comments