Thursday 09th December 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Benchmark Leisure Ltd" Tag

SBC and RIPA

SBC and RIPA by TIM HICKS Introduction I read with great interest the press release by Mr Hugo Fearnley, the Labour Prospective Party Parliamentary Candidate for Scarborough & Whitby in the next General Election, concerning the “Whexit” controversy, which was [...]

May 8, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: That ‘Unsecured’ £9 Million ‘Loan’

SBC: That ‘Unsecured’ £9 Million ‘Loan’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD examining the security of Scarborough Borough Council’s £9 million “loan” to Benchmark Leisure Ltd to develop the Waterpark. ~~~~~ Background I refer readers to my recent [...]

March 14, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

The ‘Leased’ Councillor MALLORY Could Do?

The ‘Leased’ Councillor MALLORY Could Do? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, questioning a seemingly curious SBC business decision. ~~~~~ To be clear, I am not an accountant or solicitor. I am not even a real estate agent. [...]

March 7, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Shortest of Straws”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, expressing an interesting perspective on SBC’s masterful lending of £9M to Benchmark – against the gilt-edged security of land it already owns. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Recently on Tripadvisor Alpamare Scarborough [...]

January 19, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile: Latest Developments

Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile: Latest Developments Introduction The Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile scandal continues to rumble on. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) Report into Surrey Police’s handling of an investigation in 2007 to 2009, into sexual offences [...]

January 17, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Another Half A Million For Benchmark?

Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) Capital Budget spending for 2017/18 was detailed in the documentation for the 14th November 2017 Cabinet meeting. Hidden away on page 65 of the lengthy Agenda Reports Pack was a table of spending for 2017/18, most [...]

December 4, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

The Unsecured £9million Loan?

On the 9th September 2013 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted 23-22 to loan £9million to Benchmark Leisure Limited to construct a water park at the former Burniston Barracks site on Burniston Road. A closer look at the charges against Benchmark [...]

November 6, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Lark of the Covenant”

A Letter to the Editor from Rita HOLMES, of Scarborough, who writes to apprise readers of an apparent breach of a little-known restrictive covenant in connection with a contract between Benchmark and Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, PUBLIC OPEN [...]

November 4, 2017 Letters

SBC: Water Park Licensing Update

A public hearing for the Premises License Application by Alpamare UK Ltd for the planned North Bay water park attraction is scheduled for 10.00am on Wednesday 8th October 2014 at the Town Hall. Roland Duce, managing director of Benchmark Leisure [...]

October 7, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

North Bay Night Club or Family Water Park?

A premises license application by Alpamare UK Ltd has been made to Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) for the planned North Bay Water Park attraction. The content of the premises license application has come as a shock to residents in Scarborough’s [...]

August 28, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council