Disabled woman made to leave Alton Towers rollercoaster by ‘rude’ staff

A woman has shared her anger after ‘rude’ staff at Alton Towers shouted ‘she can’t walk’ and turned her disabled sister away from a ride.

Becky Cheetham, 28, paid £40 to visit the theme park with her girlfriend Lucy and sister Hannah, 30, who has cerebral palsy. In an open letter, she told how Hannah, described as being ‘the biggest adrenaline junkie’ couldn’t ride three of the park’s main attractions.

They first tried to go on the Smiler, which holds the world...
source: Metro

2020-10-02 00:47
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