Following years of being fobbed off

IT S a pity the dilapidated Tropicana 'joke' couldn't have been solved as quickly as that of the Mercury's April Fools' Day jape.

IT'S a pity the dilapidated Tropicana 'joke' couldn't have been solved as quickly as that of the Mercury's April Fools' Day jape.

It is an utter disgrace that a once very popular seaside resort has lacked a swimming pool for over 11 years.

Following years of being fobbed off with certain promises and excuses such as Henry Boot's multi-million pound scheme for new development, the whole project has fallen flat - and the question is who is really to blame for this disgusting mess?

Those who have been responsible should be sorted out and dealt with as in any other catastrophe.


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Over the years, I and many others have expressed our feelings on the matter and it is about time that action be taken.

In today's Mercury, Richard Nightingale has again been mentioned and he is certainly the man for the job; the council should forget about putting the whole scheme out for tender in 'foreign' parts and let Mr Nightingale get on with it now.

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As he says: "It is our intention to provide the residents of North Somerset with a first-class swimming and leisure facility but only if we have backing of the community".

No more dithering - let our 'saviour' get on with it.

GLYN EDWARDS

Uphill Park Homes

Uphill

Weston

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