North Somerset Council could buy Birnbeck Pier after agreeing to explore the potential of a compulsory purchase order this afternoon (Wednesday).
Weston's MP has said the serving of a repairs notice to the 'useless' owners of Birnbeck Pier is 'an important next step'.
Weston's neglected pier could finally be 'restored to its former glory'.
The Mercury had the exclusive opportunity to visit Birnbeck Island and speak to members of the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust about its future.
A spray jam will return to Weston-super-Mare's Birnbeck Pier this month.
The Birneck Regeneration Trust has asked the makers of the Pokémon Go game to remove the derelict pier in Weston-super-Mare as a hotspot, after the RNLI was called out to rescue a group of youths.
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A WELL-KNOWN Weston man who has been campaigning to save Birnbeck Pier collected 44,000 signatures from Banksy fans during Dismaland's duration.
A PIECE of street art painted on hoardings near Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare has been stolen.
THE look of Weston is changing all the time - sometimes gradually, occasionally more radically - and one man has documented the town's development in a new book.
THE Birnbeck Regeneration Trust has announced it will hold a public meeting in Weston to discuss the future of the crumbling pier.
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