Protester who blocked demolition first to ride on restored Wildcat at Southport's Pleasureland

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2009 10:42 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Peter Crompton staged a protest of the demolition of the ride and climbed on the coaster as bulldozers approached.

Protesters climb Southport's Cyclone, park a memory for millions

Posted Wednesday, September 20, 2006 9:20 AM | Contributed by Rick_UK

Two people staged a three hour protest Monday against the demolition of the Cyclone built in 1937.

Owners announce Pleasureland Southport will close

Posted Tuesday, September 5, 2006 6:41 PM | Contributed by Richard Bannister

Owners cite increased competition from non-amusement sources.

UPDATED: Pleasureland Southport worker dies inspecting Sky Ride

Posted Friday, August 27, 2004 5:23 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The 59-year-old man caught his shoulder in the ride while carrying out a daily safety check.