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The progress of Fantasy Island in administration

Fantasy Island is very much an amusement park for which the old Marmite cliché is valid. Certainly it splits the theme park enthusiast community considerably, with many looking down on it with almost snobbishness.


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Merlin Entertainments far from dead in the water

Merlin Entertainments is continuing to press ahead with major investments at its theme parks, despite recent setbacks. The accident that seriously hurt five people at Alton Towers last month has had a huge effect on…



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The Daily Mirror’s obsession with Alton Towers

Since the accident on the Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers, the tabloid newspaper Daily Mirror has become obsessed with the theme park. Virtually every opportunity of a negative story about the attraction has been seized…