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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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7-rollercoaster theme park plan for south Wales

Boomerang (generic image)

A theme park home to seven rollercoasters is being planned in the town of Llanelli in south west Wales.

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“Reduced openings a nail in Merlin’s coffin”

from Laura Mitchell

The reduced opening times of all of Merlin’s UK theme parks is one big nail in their coffin.

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Christmas Message 2015

Christmas

As always at this time of the year, we would like to take a moment to reflect on the year that has passed.

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Merlin to discount annual passes by 30% in sale

Merlin Annual Pass

Merlin Entertainments will reduce the price of its annual passes by around 30% during a sale running between 1 January and 15 February next year.

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Alton Towers cuts 26 days from 2016 season

Oblivion rollercoaster

Alton Towers has cut 26 days from its 2016 operating calendar, following a year of heavy visitor losses caused by the Smiler accident.

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Park of the Year 2015: Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

We are pleased to announce that Blackpool Pleasure Beach has been awarded Ride Rater’s Park of the Year award for the second year running.

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Elliott Morgan: Photographer of the Year 2015

Photographer of the Year 2015 winner

Elliott Morgan has been named as Ride Rater’s Photographer of the Year 2015, for his imaginative capturing of Thorpe Park’s Colossus rollercoaster.

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