BOXING legend Chris Eubank, singer Lemar and military heroes will launch an £8 million new rollercoaster ride at Flamingo Land.

The theme park near Pickering has named the new ride Hero, and has invited military and sporting heroes to join in the celebrations.

Singer Lemar will be cutting the ribbon on Wednesday, July 24, and sporting heroes supporting the day include Leeds United legends, the manager and some first team squad members, Hull City’s Dean Windass and top jockey Daniel Tudhope.

Former Rangers and Scotland footballer Derek Johnstone and athletes such as Chris Cook, Oliver Dingley and Chanelle McGill.

Source; York Press