Patrick Thorne

Football On Snow

The chance for children to play football indoors on snow is a new offer from indoor snow centre , Chill Factore neart Manchester. Held in the children’s snowplay area, a mini pitch has been created for groups of six per team to challenge their friends whilst a dedicated member of Chill...

Snowscoot Indoors This Spring

Manchester's Chill Factore (www.chillfactore.com) has launched its latest new sliding device for their indoor slope: Snowscoot. A kind of snowboard with steering mounted on a push scooter frame, the Snowscoot is described by Chill Factore as, “…an innovative gliding activity combining...

Third Fire at Sheffield Ski Village

A third fire in three weeks set by arsonists at Sheffield Ski Village has led to more damage to the centre after an initial fire on 29 April destroyed the main buildings. A subsequent fire a few days later in a lift building caused more damage. 50 staff have now been made redundant and the future...