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Save up to £100 on a day out at Drayton Manor Park this summer 

14 Aug 17

WITH less than month left of the summer holidays, there’s never been a better time to make great memories and fantastic savings with Drayton Manor Park’s 4 for £80 ticket promotion.


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Oblivion ride stuck 180 feet in the air at Alton Towers Theme Park.  

25 Jul 17

Passengers were escorted off the Oblivion ride at Alton Towers Theme Park this afternoon (25/07) after it came to a halt 180 feet in the air.


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Top ten 2017 summer family trips in Tamworth, Lichfield and… 

14 Jul 17

WITH the long school holidays upon us, Enjoy Staffordshire has revealed 10 great ways to keep the children occupied this summer.


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Top ten 2017 summer family trips in Tamworth, Lichfield and… 

14 Jul 17

WITH the long school holidays upon us, Enjoy Staffordshire has revealed 10 great ways to keep the children occupied this summer.


Blog feature
Awards Give County’s Best Tourism Businesses Chance to Shine 

27 Jun 17

The hunt for Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses is now on! Destination Staffordshire has launched the 2017 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards, with 14 categories for the county’s best attractions, accommodation providers, events and most dog…


Rugby
Alton Towers rides 2017 – every ride reviewed and rated 

28 May 17

Steve Wollaston gives his verdict on all of the current rides at Alton Towers Resort…


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Investigations continue in to tragic death 

12 May 17

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the death of a girl who fell from a rapids ride at Drayton Manor as similar attractions across England reopen.


Rugby
The bizarre things tourists have said about Birmingham attractions 

12 May 17

How would you sum up Cadbury World, Alton Towers and Cannon Hill Park? These are some of the real, yet rather strange comments about Birmingham attractions on TripAdvisor…


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Drayton Manor death: Rapids rides closed at theme parks 

11 May 17

Legoland Windsor and Alton Towers are among venues to close rapids-type rides after a girl’s fatal fall.


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Alton Towers latest to shut water ride as precaution after… 

11 May 17

ANOTHER top tourist attraction in the UK has temporarily shut one of its water rides as a ‘precautionary measure’ after the incident at Drayton Manor on Tuesday (May 9).


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Alton Towers latest to shut water ride as precaution after… 

11 May 17

ANOTHER top tourist attraction in the UK has temporarily shut one of its water rides as a ‘precautionary measure’ after the incident at Drayton Manor on Tuesday (May 9).


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How to get FREE entry to Legoland, Alton Towers and Chessington World of Adventures 

23 Mar 17

Hamleys toy store, which has outlets in Birmingham, has kicked off the freebie entry giveaway…


Business
Council gives the green light for Birmingham’s new Lego attraction 

17 Feb 17

The owner of Alton Towers has been granted permission to open a new Lego-themed attraction at Birminghams Barclaycard Arena.


Business
Major new leisure attraction planned for Birmingham venue 

9 Feb 17

The owner of Alton Towers is preparing to bring a major Lego-themed attraction to Birminghams Barclaycard Arena.


News
Tamworth’s ‘Absolute gem’ of a castle is crowned best small… 

25 Nov 16

TAMWORTH Castle is officially the best small visitor attraction in Staffordshire, after winning gold in the 2016 NFU Mutual Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards.


Sport
Alton Towers Above S’Oak United for Redbrick FC 

18 Nov 16

After another win for Redbrick FC, print editor and striker Dan Steeden reports on a successful night at the Bournebéu The post Alton Towers Above S’Oak United for Redbrick FC appeared first on Redbrick .


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Tamworth Castle named Best Small Visitor Attraction in Staffordshire 

17 Nov 16

TAMWORTH Castle is officially the Best Small Visitor Attraction in Staffordshire, after winning gold in the 2016 NFU Mutual Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards.


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Drayton Manor gets Gold at the 2016 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards 

17 Nov 16

DRAYTON Manor Park is celebrating after picking up five accolades at the prestigious NFU Mutual Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards.


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Bonfire night 2016: What Staffordshire has to offer 

4 Nov 16

Thousands are expected to turn out for this weekend’s Bonfire events on November 5.


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Alton Towers Smiler victim brands students ‘disgusting’ for dressing up as amputees for bar crawl 

20 Oct 16

Sixteen riders were injured in the crash last summer, including two teenagers who each lost a leg…


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CCTV: The horrific moment Alton Towers carriages hit ‘like car crash’ 

26 Sep 16

Court shown footage as theme park owners face sentencing for collision which left two needing amputations…


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Alton Towers Smiler ride stopped after debris fell from a carriage. 

1 Sep 16

The £18 million ride at the Staffordshire attraction, which smashed into another carriage in June last year and left five people seriously injured, was stopped at around 1PM today (01/09) after debris fell from a carriage.


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Ten alternative reasons to staycation in Staffordshire 

17 Aug 16

HOUSE that seemingly defies gravity, strange goings on in an area of outstanding natural beauty and a beautiful Gothic church tucked away in the Moorlands are just some of the different reasons to visit Staffordshire.


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Video: Hilarious pictures of people riding rollercoasters at… 

16 Aug 16

To mark National Rollercoaster Day, Alton Towers Resort has today released a collection of some of the best pictures captured on its rollercoasters from over the years.


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Midland female engineers feature in new national countdown 

23 Jun 16

Women working for organisations such as Alton Towers owner Merlin and Aston University ranked alongside the nation’s finest to mark National Women in Engineering Day…