ARENA CONFLICT: CLOWN PRINCE

Nigel “Independent” Greenhalgh’s blatant CONFLICT OF INTEREST was raised by Tory councillor Geoff “Cods” Gollop at the cabinet meeting on 3 September. The meeting where the Reverend cancelled the Temple Island Arena in favour of an office development on the site. Cods Gollop was given a note by the Reverend’s NEW CLOWN PRINCE of the […]

ARENA CONFLICT: MAKING GREENHALGH

Nigel “Independent” Greenhalgh, the council’s ‘Arena Director’ produced the official council cabinet report recommending that the Reverend SCRAP plans for an arena at Temple Meads in favour of a mixed use development. Advice the Reverend happily accepted on September 3. Naturally Greenhalgh, as is the way at the Reverend’s council, isn’t actually an employee of […]

ARENA CONFLICT: HEAD BOY TAKES OVER

With Barra Mac Nugget safely employed at YTL, a new face appeared on the scene at Bristol City Council. Please step forward Colin “HEAD BOY” Molton, a former director at the HCA, the quango that sold Arena Island to Bristol City Council in the first place. Initially employed as a temp to cover Mac Nugget’s […]

ARENA CONFLICTS: MAC NUGGET’S REVOLVING DOOR

It’s a matter of PUBLIC RECORD, published in the The Nazi Post, that Barra Mac “Nugget” left his £136k a year job at Bristol City Council to work for YTL Developments as Chief Operating Officer on 5 May 2017. However, emails published under FoI, courtesy of Frank Church, show Mac Nugget, still a senior city […]

ARENA CONFLICTS: A TANGLED WEB

Thanks to the hard work of a MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC, Frank Church, a number of emails between Bristol City Council and Malaysian multinational, YTL, potential developers of an arena at Filton were finally released under FoI in August. This saw, even, the Nazi Post bothering to read some emails in brief flurry of investigative […]

ARENA: LEGAL ADVICE BOMBSHELL

A friend of The BRISTOLIAN, who has had sight of the highly CONFIDENTIAL legal advice produced by Bristol City Council for the mayor regarding Tuesday’s arena decision, has been in touch. This legal advice, which has only been made available to the MAYOR, his supine LABOUR CABINET and a small group of councillors on the […]

ARENA REPORT MASSIVE CONFLICT SHOCKER!

Can we be the first to thank Nigel “Independent” Greenhalgh, The Reverend Rees’s personally appointed ‘Arena Director’ for his sterling work on our behalf producing an official council report recommending the Reverend immediately scrap plans for an arena at Temple Meads? Naturally Greenhalgh, as is the way at the Reverend’s council, isn’t actually an employee […]

ARENA NEWS

Adepts at the art of reading runes, the philosophy of semiology or the mysteries of poetics and symbology may have noticed the Reverend’s recent PLAN put before his cabinet to “facilitate the necessary cycle lane works on Airport Road”. So what? He’s building a cycle path on Airport Road in Hengrove? Big deal. But this […]

REES’S ARENA BELLYFLOP LATEST

The recent announcement by the Reverend that he was launching a review by bent accountants KPMG of his review of the Arena and standing down the current developers is the final NAIL IN THE COFFIN of an arena at Temple Meads. However, a new site for the venture seems to have suddenly found favour: the Brabazon Hangar in […]

ARENA’S LOOMING BLACK HOLE DEBT SHOCKER!

Bristol City Council have finally admitted that their £90M ARENA is now actually going to cost at least £118m and even this huge price increase resembles the tip of an iceberg. The 30 per cent INCREASE IN COSTS is to cover work and access arrangements to the so-called ‘Arena Island’ site at Temple Meads. However, the […]