Alton Towers Makes Changes After Woman Taken Off Ride


It would appear that Alton Towers have listened and made the required changes, however, only time will tell.

Therefore, I suggest that Alton Towers and other similar venues need to be checked regularly on how persons with disabilities are looked after, as well as checks on the safety of rides.

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A woman with cerebral palsy is to be involved in Alton Towers’ updated disability training after she was left in tears over treatment by staff.

The venue said it had made changes after Hannah Cheetham was publicly removed from a thrill ride when visiting with sister Becky last month.

Alton Towers apologised for that and other behaviour, and has since invited the pair back to discuss practices.

The sisters have agreed to return to the theme park.

They say they want to give disabled people a “better experience” by helping those in public-facing roles.

Becky Cheetham said she had been told her youtube video about the ordeal would form part of staff training.

Sister Hannah, who uses a wheelchair, visits the park annually as an “adrenaline junkie”, and has previously gone on every ride she wished.

But on 28 September, the pair from Greater Manchester were left upset, angered and…

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Woman With Cerebral Palsy Removed From Alton Towers Ride


This is extremely disgraceful and shows training is sadly lacking at Alton Towers, for it was not only one member of Alton Towers staff who displayed the disgusting and disgraceful actions to Hannah and her sister, but a number of them.

Not only should they receive a full apology from Alton Towers, but they should also be given unlimited free admission and entry to all rides for life.

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A woman with cerebral palsy was left in tears after being publicly removed from a ride at Alton Towers.
“Adrenaline junkie” Hannah and her sister Becky Cheetham visited the resort on Monday to celebrate a birthday.
In a Facebook post addressed to the park, the sisters wrote they had an unforgettable day “for all the wrong reasons.”
Alton Towers said it was “deeply sorry” for the incident.
Ms Cheetham, who is in a wheelchair, has visited the park every year and has previously gone on every ride she wanted.
When the sisters, from Greater Manchester, went to go on the Smiler ride, a park worker shouted “she can’t walk” to another co-worker, “embarrassing” them by shouting “insecurities across the ride for a crowd of people to hear”.
They arrived at another ride, Rita, where workers watched as Ms Cheetham carried her sister to the ride.
Once strapped in, they were…

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