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Saw Alive re-opens following fire

Thorpe Park’s live action horror maze, Saw Alive, re-opened today following its closure due to fire damage. A fire broke out inside the attraction on the evening of 5 April and it had been closed…


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The Ultimate to host charity marathon ride

The Ultimate – Europe’s longest rollercoaster – will be ridden by a woman continuously for five hours in support of a charity. 30-year-old Karen Wolfendale from Bolton is raising money for the Guide Dogs for…


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Woman succeeds in dodgem driving record bid

A woman from Southend has successfully broken the world record for continuous driving of a dodgem car. As previously reported, 28-year-old Laura Byng was attempting to break the 24-hour record at Adventure Island in aid…


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Blackpool Tower Dungeon progressing

Work at the Blackpool Tower Dungeon is progressing as the countdown to opening enters double digits. There are now just under 100 days remaining until the new attraction’s scheduled opening on 1 September. Auditioning is…


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Saw Alive to re-open ‘during May half term’

Thorpe Park have stated that the live action horror maze Saw Alive will re-open during May half term. The walk-through attraction has been closed since 5 April when a fire broke out, causing considerable damage…


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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…