LOCAL people are encouraged to take part in the North Somerset Community Lottery to help preserve Clevedon's historic pier.

With every £1 weekly lottery ticket you purchase, you will be helping to preserve the Grade 1-listed structure and will also be in with the opportunity of winning a whopping £25,000 jackpot prize.

It is hoped that the money raised will help ensure the future of the pier.

Tickets can be purchased here: Support Clevedon Pier & Heritage Trust when you play North Somerset Community Lottery - North Somerset Community Lottery.

Posting on Facebook, a spokesperson from Clevedon Pier said: "Preserve Clevedon Pier: Join the North Somerset Community Lottery!

"Are you passionate about preserving Clevedon Pier, a historic Grade 1 listed structure that's a testament to our community's heritage? Join the North Somerset Community Lottery and support the Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust.

"With every £1 ticket you purchase, you contribute to maintaining this iconic landmark and stand a chance to win a £25,000 jackpot every week! Help us safeguard Clevedon Pier for future generations."