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Lightwater Valley Theme Park: Child falls from rollercoaster

A seven-year-old boy was taken to hospital after falling from the Twister rollercoaster at Lightwater Valley Theme Park, near Ripon, in North Yorkshire. Read More

Fairground ride inspector sentenced

A fairground ride inspector has been fined after he issued a safety certificate for a rollercoaster without ensuring he had a crucial safety report for it. The ride subsequently derailed. Read More

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

UK theme park rides taken out of use after death in USA

HSE issues statement regarding UK versions of theme park ride in which there was a fatal incident in the USA. 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

HSE: M&D theme park investigation update

The Health and Safety Executive has issued a statement following a rollercoaster crash at M&D’s theme park, on the Motherwell Read More

Two children in ‘serious’ condition following rollercoaster crash

The HSE has begun a joint investigation with police following a rollercoaster crash at M&D’s theme park, on the Motherwell 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

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



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