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Tom Renouf: Photographer of the Year 2016

Tom Renouf's winning photograph of Saw - The Ride at Thorpe Park

Tom Renouf is Ride Rater’s Photographer of the Year 2016, with his stunning capture of Saw – The Ride at Thorpe Park.

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Best New Addition 2016: Galactica wins award

Galactica at Alton Towers

Alton Towers’ reworking of the Air rollercoaster into Galactica has won Ride Rater’s Best New Addition 2016 award.

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Best Park 2016: Thorpe Park wins award

Stealth at Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park has won Ride Rater’s Best Park 2016 Award, following a successful 2016 season.

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Chessington plans 45 accommodation lodges

Chessington World of Adventures

Chessington World of Adventures has submitted proposals for 45 lodges as part of an an increased accommodation offering.

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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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