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Alton Towers

Times Echo and Life / Alton Towers

October 11, 2018

Spooktacular fun at Scarefest

LIKE many living in the area around Alton Towers, I know the park well, having worked there as a teenager and spent many hours being swung upside down and roundabout on rides and rollercoasters big and small, writes Nat Wakefield. While the kids have had season passes this summer, the most I've seen of the resort has been the pick-up point for the many times I've been parent taxi during the holidays. But this weekend, I got to join in the fun and scare myself silly for the first time in ages.

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March 14, 2018

Thrillseekers set for treat as new Towers ride delivers ‘unique’ experience

THE new Wicker Man ride at Alton Towers opens to the public for the first time on Saturday. The ground-breaking £16 million attraction is the first wooden rollercoaster to be built in the UK for more than 20 years. Development work on the ride, which stands almost 60 feet tall, has taken four years to complete and involved more than 1,000 workers. Junior reporter and social media expert Hattie Harrison was the 'chosen one' when she grabbed a sneak preview – and the first ride on the Wicker Man - last week.

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March 14, 2018

Theme park goes back to basics with new Pods plan

MAJOR plans have been revealed for new guest accommodation at Alton Towers.

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November 3, 2017

EXPLOSIVE SELL-OUT

Towers' fireworks display sold out

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September 13, 2017

WE’RE CRUSHED

FURIOUS CAMPAIGNERS DESCRIBE RULING ON LEISURE PARK PLAN AS BITTER BLOW

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May 31, 2017

HEIGHTENED SECURITY SERVES TO REASSURE VISITORS

Praise for armed police and theme park staff

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