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The extended family of Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Nigel Buchanan enjoyed working as a ride operator at Blackpool Pleasure Beach so much, he has just returned to the park for a second season.

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Drayton Manor accounts show £255,000 loss

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Drayton Manor made a pre-tax loss of £255,000 in the year to 28 February 2015, accounts show.

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Lightwater Valley returns to profit

The Ultimate at Lightwater Valley

Lightwater Valley returned to profit in the year ending 31 January 2015, following several years of consecutive losses.

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Flamingo Land records £2.2 million profit

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Flamingo Land recorded a £2.2 million pre-tax profit for the year ending 31 March 2015, accounts show.

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Thorpe Park unveils Derren Brown’s Ghost Train

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Thorpe Park has revealed the title of its forthcoming indoor attraction as Derren Brown’s Ghost Train.

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Alton Towers to relaunch Air ride as Galactica

Galactica

Alton Towers has confirmed that the Air rollercoaster is to be relaunched with virtual reality technology, under the name of Galactica.

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Alton Towers ‘committed and heavily investing’

Air

Alton Towers has said that it is ‘strongly committed’ and ‘heavily investing’ following announcements of operational cuts for the 2016 season.

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Alton Towers dismantles Ripsaw ride

Ripsaw

Alton Towers has dismantled its Ripsaw ride, following reports that it would not feature in the park’s 2016 lineup.

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