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Alton Towers crash victims to sue

Merlin Entertainments, which owns Alton Towers, was fined £5m as a result of the Smiler rollercoaster crash in 2015, which left five people seriously injured. Now, two victims who each lost a leg in the crash are suing the park’s owners Read More

Drayton Manor warned of ride danger 4 years ago

Following the death of schoolgirl, Evha Jannath, a mother has claimed she warned Drayton Manor about the dangers of Splash Read More

Girl, 11, dies after falling from ride at Drayton Manor

A young girl has died after falling into water at Drayton Manor, a theme park located in Staffordshire. The incident Read More

‘Debris’ closes Alton Towers Smiler ride

The Smiler rollercoaster ride at Alton Towers, which left five people seriously injured after it crashed last year, has been Read More

Dozens stuck on rollercoaster at Alton Towers during heavy rain

Heavy rain caused a rollercoaster ride at Alton Towers to come to a halt yesterday, leaving dozens of people stranded. Galactica, Read More

Alton Towers pleads guilty following Smiler crash

The owner of Alton Towers, Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd, has admitted charges of health and safety breaches following an incident Read More

Smiler ride re-opens nine months after crash

Alton Towers has re-opened the Smiler ride nine months after a crash left five people seriously injured. Five people suffered catastrophic injuries in Read More

Alton Towers owners to face prosecution

The owner of Alton Towers is to be prosecuted after a rollercoaster crash last year, which left five people seriously Read More

‘Human error’ caused Alton Towers Smiler ride

The cause of the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash earlier this year has been put down to human error, according to Read More

Merlin’s Profits: A Vanishing Act

By Anne Davies and Chris Adams, Withers LLP Merlin Entertainments (‘Merlin’) has recently predicted a £47m fall in profits for Read More

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