Four teenagers have suffered serious leg injuries when an Alton Towers roller coaster collided with an empty carriage.
Browsing: Alton Towers
Four people have been seriously injured in a collision between roller coaster carriages at Alton Towers.
Alton Towers claims it’s not out for the count following a recent Twitter survey, which named Thorpe Park as the number one theme park attraction in England.
The survey was based on which attraction had generated the most conversation on Twitter over the last 12 months.
Teenagers from Nepal are being housed in the Staffordshire Moorlands as part of an exchange trip with Endon High School in Stoke-on-Trent.
The pupils, from Kuleshwa Secondary School in Kathmandhu, are living with families of year 10 and year 11 students from Endon.
Schoolchildren will turn into amateur explorers as they take part in an Alton Towers Guinness World Record attempt for the planet’s largest treasure hunt game.
The current record stands at 1,001 participants.
A film about the fabled chained oak tree of Alton in Staffordshire will premiere in the neighbouring town of Cheadle.
The Legend of the Chained Oak will have its first screenings on Saturday April 19 at Cheadle’s Discovery & Visitor Centre.
Alton Towers in Staffordshire has received more than 2,000 applications for 1,200 seasonal jobs.
The theme park, which opens again next Spring, is one of the largest employers in the area, providing around 3,000 jobs.
The Smiler roller coaster at Alton Towers has re-opened five days after it was closed following an incident which injured two riders.
The £18 million ride was closed when small plastic guide wheels flew off and hit front row riders in the face.
The UK’s premier theme park Alton Towers is all set for its biggest event of the year as Halloween extravaganza Scarefest begins this weekend.