County News(VIDEO): Sussex pier rises from the ashes

Here is a video which explains how, with the support of the public, organisations and Hastings Pier Charity, Hastings Pier was able to reopen to the public this week.

The Victorian attraction was virtually destroyed following a devastating fire in October 2010.

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. SUS-160428-061631001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. SUS-160428-061631001

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Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video.

Toby Tatum. SUS-160428-061545001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. Toby Tatum. SUS-160428-061545001

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Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. SUS-160428-061654001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. SUS-160428-061654001

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Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. SUS-160428-061716001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. SUS-160428-061716001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video.

First people to walk through the gates. SUS-160428-061533001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. First people to walk through the gates. SUS-160428-061533001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. 
Hastings Handicraft: Ross Mischewski, Oliver Prandstaetter and Sandra Morris. SUS-160428-061609001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Hastings Handicraft: Ross Mischewski, Oliver Prandstaetter and Sandra Morris. SUS-160428-061609001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video.

Hastings' photographer John Cole. SUS-160428-061931001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. Hastings' photographer John Cole. SUS-160428-061931001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. SUS-160428-061557001

Opening of Hastings Pier to the public. 27/4/16. Photo taken from the video. SUS-160428-061557001