Have signed the petition but fear that it may be too late to save the ride... workmen have been cutting down the coaster with chainsaws... (starting from the bottom so as not to attract too much attention no doubt)
I do remember watching a 'fly on the wall' series a few years ago about Blackpool Pleasure Beach (the owners of Pleasureland) made while Geoffrey Thompson was still alive and remember that it showed the kind of person Amanda Thompson is. It was not flattering.
Have also sent an email to BPB expressing my dusgust at their actions through their website. Here