Merlin Entertainments has received a reprimand from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) following “misleading” marketing of its annual passes.
The products were offered in a sale at the end of last year, as part of the company’s usual sale held each year.
Thorpe Park has reopened its ‘Saw – The Ride’ rollercoaster, which had remained closed since the Smiler crash at Alton Towers last month.
The Gerstlauer-manufactured ride reopened to guests of the Surrey theme park this afternoon.
A “walking pace” collision occurred on the Sonic Spinball rollercoaster at Alton Towers on Tuesday, it has emerged.
The park described the coming together of two ride cars in the loading station as a “nudge”.
A second person seriously injured on the Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers has had their leg amputated.
Vicky Balch, 20, was riding the front row of the ride when it collided with an empty train on 2 June.
Dreamland Margate has reopened under the banner of a “re-imagined” historical theme park after 10 years.
Dating from the 1920s, when the park’s Scenic Railway ride was opened, the park closed in 2005.
Alton Towers has reopened some of its rides that were closed as a result of the accident on The Smiler rollercoaster.
The X Sector area of the park – where the Smiler is located – reopened today, although the ride itself remains closed.
One of those injured on Alton Towers’ Smiler ride has described the delay in contacting the emergency services as “unforgivable”.
Two of the rollercoaster’s trains collided on 2 June, seriously injuring five of those on board.
One of the seriously injured people on board the Smiler ride at Alton Towers when it crashed has had their leg amputated, it has emerged.
Leah Washington was on the front row of the rollercoaster in the accident, which occurred on Tuesday last week.