Alton Towers operator Merlin Entertainments will be sentenced in September for last year’s Smiler accident, which injured 16 people.
Dreamland Margate has removed its entry fee, switching to a wristband and pay-per-ride system of charging.
A 14-year-old boy has suffered leg injuries when he was allegedly thrown from a ghost train ride at a fairground in Caterham, Surrey.
The internet has relentlessly dented the aspirations of many a theme park for keeping new ride projects under wraps until they open.
Alton Towers has submitted a planning application for a wooden rollercoaster, scheduled to open in 2018.
Dreamland Margate has been placed into administration less than a year after it re-opened.
Alton Towers saw a 25% fall in visitor numbers in 2015, according to a report published by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).
Thorpe Park has said that its latest ride – Derren Brown’s Ghost Train – will now not open before the end of May.