Sunday, January 23, 2022

Tag: Weston

Michelle Michael: “We need to remind our guests that a day out at the seaside should be firm on their agenda”

Michelle Michael Grand Pier
Working its way through the toughest of challenges caused by recruitment shortages, the Grand Pier has re-opened with customers enjoying some of “the happiest reunions we have ever seen”. As popular as ever, the jewel in Weston’s crown spent the second half of 2021 proving just how alluring and affordable a trip to the British seaside can be. Michelle Michael talks Coinslot through the year on the pier.

Weston Pier steps up battle to clear litter from the beaches

Weston Grand Pier Litter Clean Up
Weston Grand Pier’s beach cleaning team were forced to fill 35 large bin liners during last weekend’s clean up, after visitors enjoying the hottest weekend of the year discarded facemasks, nappies and plastic bottles on the sand.

Grand Pier to recruit 150 new staff

Weston Grand Pier recruit 150 staff
Weston’s Grand Pier is going on a recruitment drive, with three separate events held at the pier for seasonal staff applicants to meet their potential employers in an informal setting.

Review – International Women’s Day: Michelle Michael

Michelle Michael International Womens Day
Michelle Michael MBE has guided the fortunes of Weston’s Grand Pier from the heartache of a devastating fire to becoming one of the major family attractions in the south west of the country. And it’s all about inspiration.

Mosaic captures Weston Pier for DIY SOS

Weston Pier Mosaic DIY SOS
Weston’s Grand Pier was the subject of a mosaic specially commissioned by the BBC to adorn the walls of a family home in Weston, renovated by the DIY SOS team in the latest series of the BBC One favourite.

Understanding in despair: Grand Pier Weston faces hard times with dignity, resolve and high hopes

Grand Pier Weston hard times lockdown
The owner of the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare has spoken of the attraction’s hardship, as it finishes one lockdown…only to find itself back at the start of yet another one. Michelle Michael talks about the issues facing the own’s iconic centre-piece.

Tier 3 lands double blow for Weston’s Grand Pier

Grand Pier Cafe blow Tier Three
The Grand Pier in Weston suffered a double-blow last week, after plans to open its renovated Grand Cafe were scuppered by North Somerset’s inclusion in Tier Three.

Grand Pier backs campaign against food poverty

Weston Grand Pier Free meals campaign support
Weston’s Grand Pier has thrown its support behind a campaign organised by footballer Marcus Rashford to provide free meals to children in need this winter.

Grand Pier wins campaign for free seafront parking

Weston parking Grand Pier
The campaign by Weston Grand Pier to bring free parking to the town’s seafront has finally seen success, with the pier’s owner saying she is “delighted” by new measures to cut charges after 6pm.

Grand Pier goes blue for NHS

Grand Pier Weston blue NHS
Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier has turned its illuminations NHS blue to demonstrate it support and appreciation of care staff on the frontline.

Grand pier pledges to keep Weston beaches clean

Seaside resorts, reinvention, investment, tourism
The latest water tests at the beach in Weston-super- Mare suggest a marked decline in water quality over the course of the past three years, according to the Environment Agency...

Weston-super-Mare: A grand tale of two piers

Coinslot - Grand piers
Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier has launched the trial of a new pricing deal as its neighbour to the north, Birnbeck Pier, sails towards a brighter future.   The Grand Pier’s allinclusive family deal, which includes unlimited ride wristbands and meals for two children and two adults for less than £60, is hoped to prove popular and pave the way for additional pricing...