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Drayton Manor death: Theme parks urged to consider water safety following death of school girl

A coroner has urged theme parks to address water ride safety concerns following the inquest into the drowning of Evah Jannath. 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

Brighton Pier safety probe: Part of fairground ride breaks loose and injures teenager

An investigation has been launched by the HSE after a teenage boy was injured when part of Brighton Pier’s Air Race ride came loose. Read More

M & D’s Theme Park fined for poor maintenance that led to ‘catastrophic failure’

Theme park operator M & D (Leisure) Limited has been fined after nine passengers were injured and taken to hospital when a train on one of their roller coasters derailed and crashed to the ground. Read More

Are escape rooms safe?

Following the tragic deaths of five teenagers in an ‘escape room’ fire in Poland at the weekend, SHP investigates what the UK escape room industry is doing to keep players safe. Read More

Inflatable slide: Eight children injured at Woking fireworks display

An investigation into the incident is underway after the children fell from the inflatable slide at Working Park in Surrey. 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

Lightwater Valley Theme Park ordered to pay £40k for girl’s injury

The owners of a Lightwater Valley Theme Park in Yorkshire have been fined £40,000 after a little girl suffered horrific injuries on one of its rides. 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



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