THE Great Pier Swim is back for its seventh year on Saturday, August 9, at 11am.

Entrants will swim through the structure of the pier on a 3.3km route from Chalkwell Beach to Jubilee Beach.

The swim is open to most abilities and there will be a 900m route from the Three Shells Beach to Jubilee Beach.

Entry costs £30 and proceeds will go to Havens Hospices.