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Dreamland Margate seeks £2.9m debt resolution

Scenic Railway at Dreamland Margate

Dreamland Margate is seeking a resolution regarding the repayment of its £2.9 million debts.

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Legoland Windsor wins haunted house appeal

Ghost - The Haunted House

Legoland Windsor has won an appeal over the local authority’s refusal to grant planning permission for a haunted house attraction.

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Alton Towers cites ‘human error’ in Smiler crash

The Smiler

Alton Towers has determined that “human error” was to blame for the Smiler rollercoaster crash which seriously injured five people earlier this year.

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Alton Towers ‘will mothball rides in 2016’

Flume

Alton Towers will mothball six rides and attractions during the 2016 season, the TowersStreet website is reporting.

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Thorpe Park closes Logger’s Leap ride during 2016

Logger's Leap

Thorpe Park has said that the Logger’s Leap flume ride will remain closed  throughout the 2016 season due to maintenance.

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Gulliver’s World contests ride spinal injury blame

Antelope at Gulliver's Warrington

Gulliver’s World theme park in Warrington is contesting a legal challenge over injuries an 12-year-old girl allegedly sustained on the Antelope rollercoaster.

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190 redundancies proposed at Alton Towers

Alton Towers

190 salaried jobs are at risk at Alton Towers after the park announced a redundancy consultation period as part of a restructuring programme.

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2015 UK theme park season draws to a close

Infusion

The main theme park season in the UK has ended for the year, with most rides now closed until 2016.

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