Hap'porth of tar

TO THOSE who worked quickly to get the wheel here and up and running for bank holiday I say well done. Just shows if a few people who are genuinely interested in the Costa del Weston get their acts together then things can be done. It is really quite a

TO THOSE who worked quickly to get the wheel here and up and running for bank holiday I say well done.

Just shows if a few people who are genuinely interested in the Costa del Weston get their acts together then things can be done. It is really quite a surprise given the ongoing saga of the Tropicana and the old pier.

Yes the wheel view is good and reasonable value. However talk about spoiling the ship for a hap'porth of tar.

The Mercury stated tickets could be bought from tourist information or the Winter Gardens.


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I had visitors here from Liverpool and Hemel Hempstead and seven of us went and duly bought tickets from tourist information.

Having queued for 15 minutes or so and reaching the front of the queue we were told the tickets were unacceptable and we had to wait while one of us went to the ride kiosk and exchanged them before going back to the front of the queue and taking our ride.

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Also - would you believe it - as we went around the commentary informed us all about the Glasgow shipyards, the Clyde and the Glasgow football stadium. No prizes for guessing where the wheel was before Weston.

Surely someone from the wheel company should have had the initiative to either replace the cassette or ensure it was switched off.

LEE WILLIAMS

Wigmore Gardens, Worle

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