Laurianne Dudgeon experiences the delights of her food being delivered from a gravity defying 26ft in the UK’s first Rollercoaster Restaurant at Alton Towers.
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Thousands are expected to turn out for this weekend’s Bonfire events on November 5.
Here’s StaffsLive’s list of firework displays you can attend this weekend:
Alton Towers has confirmed The Smiler will re-open on March 19 – just nine months after the crash which seriously injured five people.
The owners of Alton Towers are to be prosecuted over the Smiler rollercoaster crash, which left five people injured.
Alton Towers have unveiled plans to build extra lodges in their Enchanted Forest after accommodation bookings have grown.
The theme park wants to add a further 35 double chalets to the theme park, meaning there would be 155 in total.
Alton Towers has officially launched the world’s first virtual reality roller coaster.
The latest attraction, revealed by the Staffordshire theme park today (January 11),, is called Galactica and will see riders launched into outer space with a 3.5G-force launch.
Alton Towers have today announced that the Smiler crash in June was down to ‘human error’.
The crash critically injured four people, with Leah Washington, 18, and Vicky Balch, 20, both having to have a leg amputated.
Half-term coincides with Halloween this year and there’s no need to be scared of any boredom worries.
StaffsLive’s spooky guide has all the hotspots for fun and adventure for families next week.
Victim of The Smiler crash Vicky Balch revealed how she was told the ride would re-open within months because Alton Towers was “losing millions of pounds”.
The 20-year-old student said theme park bosses dropped the bombshell during a visit to her after she lost a leg in the crash earlier this year.
Firefighters who rescued injured passengers from Alton Towers rollercoaster The Smiler have received top awards at a ceremony attended by victims.
Chief Fire Officer Peter Dartford presented certificates of commendation to the 25 crew members who dealt with the theme park horror on June 2.