Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced that its new launched rollercoaster Icon will open on 25 May.
Alton Towers operator Merlin Entertainments has lost a claim to reduce business rates following the 2015 Smiler accident.
Dutch ride manufacturer Vekoma has been taken over by Japanese counterpart Sansei Technologies.
Alton Towers has opened its new Wicker Man rollercoaster to the public for the first time, following three days of delays due to cold temperatures.
Alton Towers has been forced to delay the public opening of its new rollercoaster Wicker Man, as sub-zero temperatures swept across the UK.
Pleasure Island’s 1904-build carousel ride “is sold” according to auctioneers, despite the winning bidder reportedly claiming to have bid £180,000 in error.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach managing director Amanda Thompson has said that the new Icon rollercoaster’s opening date is likely to be late May.
Shares in theme park operator Merlin Entertainments closed up more than 9% following publication of the company’s 2017 preliminary financial results.