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Alton Towers dismantles Ripsaw ride


Alton Towers has dismantled its Ripsaw ride, following reports that it would not feature in the park’s 2016 lineup.

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7-rollercoaster theme park plan for south Wales

Boomerang (generic image)

A theme park home to seven rollercoasters is being planned in the town of Llanelli in south west Wales.

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Merlin to discount annual passes by 30% in sale

Merlin Annual Pass

Merlin Entertainments will reduce the price of its annual passes by around 30% during a sale running between 1 January and 15 February next year.

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Alton Towers cuts 26 days from 2016 season

Oblivion rollercoaster

Alton Towers has cut 26 days from its 2016 operating calendar, following a year of heavy visitor losses caused by the Smiler accident.

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Pleasureland Southport expansion proposed

Southport Pleasureland

A plan for the expansion of Southport Pleasureland has been put to local authorities in the Merseyside town.

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‘Huge’ 2017 project for Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is planning a new ride for 2017, described as a “huge project” by the park’s deputy managing director Nick Thompson.

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Fantasy Island being marketed for sale

Millennium at Fantasy Island

Administrators at Fantasy Island have placed the amusement park and its adjacent market and caravan sites up for sale.

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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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