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Thorpe Park 2017: Logger’s Leap to remain closed

Logger's Leap

Thorpe Park has confirmed that its Logger’s Leap water ride will remain closed for a further season during 2017.

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Alton Towers expects ’60 to 70′ redundancies

Runaway Mine Train, Alton Towers

Alton Towers expects to make “60 to 70” redundancies as part of further cost-saving measures following the end of the 2016 season.

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Lightwater Valley records £148,000 loss in 2015

Ultimate rollercoaster at Lightwater Valley

Lightwater Valley made a loss of £148,000 during the 2015 season, company accounts show.

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‘£25 million 10-year plan’ for Fantasy Island

Millennium at Fantasy Island

The new owners of Fantasy Island amusement park have spoken of a £25 million investment as part of a 10-year plan.

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Ride Rater Photographer of the Year 2016

Ride Rater Photographer of the Year

As another theme park season ends in 2016, we are once again looking to name one of you our Photographer of the Year.

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2016 UK theme park season ends

Stealth at Thorpe Park

The UK’s theme park season has ended, with most major attractions now closing until 2017.

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Pleasure Island theme park closes down

Boomerang rollercoaster, Pleasure Island

Pleasure Island theme park in Cleethorpes has closed down after more than 23 years of operation.

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Review: Thorpe Park Fright Nights 2016

3.5 stars
Nemesis Inferno during Thorpe Park Fright Nights

Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2016, Thorpe Park’s horror-themed Fright Nights event continues to remain a huge draw.

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