Fundraising success for Pier

Pasties and peas raise over a grand

Volunteers fighting for the future of a Ramsey landmark have raised over a grand with pasties and peas.

A supper organised by the Queens Pier Restoration Trust over the weekend raised £1,212 towards the £1.5 million needed to refurbish the Victorian wonder.

In a separate fundraising initative, suporters of the Trust can also now 'sponsor' individual planks of wood, starting at £10.

It's hoped substantial works can start on the pier in March.

Speaking last week, project leader Tom Durrant said he wanted the restoration to stay community-funded at its core:

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