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Merlin announce annual pass price increase

Merlin have announced an 8.3% increase in the price of their standard annual pass, effective for new passes purchased from tomorrow. The standard annual pass rises from £129.60 to £140.40. The premium variation, which does…


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Woman targets dodgem driving world record

A woman from Southend will next week attempt to break the world record for continuous dodgem driving. Raising funds for the local Havens Hospices, 28-year-old Laura Byng will try and top the previous record of…


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Penguin display opens at London Aquarium

Penguins: Ice Adventure, the new attraction at the Sea Life London Aquarium, has opened to the public today. An Antarctic climate has been recreated in a new area within the aquarium, which is situated adjacent…


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Why Blackpool is the UK’s best value theme park

Although we recently advertised the fact that Blackpool Pleasure Beach can be the most expensive theme park to leave a car at, we’ve decided that it is actually Britain’s best-value day out. An unlimited ride…


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Stoke to Alton Towers railway re-opening opposed

The proposed re-opening of the railway line between Stoke-on-Trent and Alton Towers is being opposed by a Staffordshire conservation group. A disused railway line exists between the theme park and the city of Stoke, and…


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Nemesis named UK number one in Hawker poll

Nemesis at Alton Towers is the highest-placed British steel rollercoaster in the results of the acclaimed Mitch Hawker poll. The results were revealed today, and ranked Bizarro at Six Flags New England as the world’s…


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Vote for the next sponsored ride using AV and FPTP

In a topical bit of fun, we’re asking you to vote for which Alton Towers ride you would prefer to see next receive theme-destroying, irrelevant sponsorship. Obviously I’m sure most of you would prefer none…