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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Council criticised over Pleasure Island closure

Boomerang at Pleasure Island, Cleethorpes

The owner of the closing Pleasure Island theme park has accused the local council of a lack of support for tourism in Cleethorpes.

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London attractions ‘suppressing’ Merlin profits

London Eye, Merlin Entertainments

Merlin Entertainments has said the performance of its London attractions is “suppressing” company performance.

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Pleasure Beach announces Mack rollercoaster

Construction 2018, MXVIII, Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has confirmed details of a new double-launching rollercoaster opening in 2018, following earlier leaks.

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Alton Towers Smiler employee ‘under pressure’

The Smiler, Alton Towers

A ride consultant has described an environment of “pressure” relating to ride downtime at Alton Towers as being a relevant factor in the Smiler accident.

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