One of world’s best seaside Piers in Jill Dando’s home town crowned with top prestigious family fun award

One of world’s best seaside Piers in Jill Dando’s home town crowned with top prestigious family fun award

By Jill Dando News Holiday Correspondent

The Southwest Prestige Awards 2024 celebrates small and medium-sized enterprises consisting of localised businesses and sole traders that have thrived in their highly competitive community and proven their success.

The Grand Pier is one of the world’s best piers and situated in the hometown of Jill Dando who died 25 years ago next month.

it is a venue known worldwide and has millions of visitors every year enjoying its attractions.

To win the amazing award, they went through a rigorous judging process.,

Winners were selected based on criteria such as marketing and branding strategies, business growth methods, customer experiences, and an openness to new ideas.
The Grand Pier emerged as the standout choice, showing an evident commitment to excellence in its operations.

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Awards Judge Andrew White, said: “We are pleased to highlight The Grand Pier as Family Amusement Centre of the Year in our Prestige Awards. They truly stand out for their commitment to providing family entertainment in both an innovative and creative way to form a memorable experience in Weston-super-Mare”.


Katie Robertson, PR & Marketing Manager at The Grand Pier, said: "We are so pleased to be named the Family Amusement Centre of the Year by the Southwest Prestige Awards" she added "This award win is a reflection of the hard work of our team."

The hard work doesn’t stop there, as The Grand Pier promises an even more exciting year ahead, filled with fun rides and a fantastic line up of events and entertainment for all ages.

The full winners guide will be published in the next coming weeks and can be found at:

Jill Dando became one of the best TV journalists in modern history and grow up in Weston-super-Mare. Hundreds of young students have been through her Jill Dando News training programme, becoming real life, good news, journalists spreading positivity worldwide.

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