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‘Man falls from seat’ on Lightwater Valley ride

Black Pearl at Lightwater Valley

A man reportedly fell from his seat when a restraint ‘came up’ on the Black Pearl ride at Lightwater Valley.

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Editorial: Sun newspaper smearing Paultons Park

The Sun newspaper

The Sun newspaper is attempting to smear Paultons Park with its latest ‘investigation’ alleging cocaine use at the theme park.

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UK theme park reprimanded over hygiene issues

Ride Rater News

A British theme park was reprimanded earlier this year for issues relating to public health risks, it has emerged.

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M&D’s reopens rides following Tsunami accident

Tornado rollercoaster at M&D's

M&D’s theme park has fully reopened a month after the Tsunami rollercoaster derailed and injured 10 people.

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Chessington to close Bubbleworks ride

Bubbleworks at Chessington World of Adventures

Chessington World of Adventures has announced that the Bubbleworks dark ride will close on 6 September.

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Inspector banned after M&D’s Tsunami crash

M&D's Tsunami rollercoaster accident

A safety inspector who signed off M&D’s Tsunami rollercoaster 16 days before it derailed has been banned from undertaking further work.

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Review: Derren Brown’s Ghost Train, Thorpe Park

3.5 stars

Derren Brown's Ghost Train

Opening two months later than a launch date that was already later than convention, Thorpe Park had much to prove with Derren Brown’s Ghost Train.

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M&D’s crash: The accident we nearly missed

M&D's Tsunami rollercoaster accident

The derailing of M&D’s Tsunami rollercoaster is one of the most significant ride accidents ever to have occurred in the UK.

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