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Dame Alun Roberts @ciabaudo
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The links between Rev David Salt and Sir Peter Hayman have piqued my interest in the Hungerford massacre and some interesting 'coincidences' and relationships to which I will devote a separate THREAD:
In 1928, Inglewood was purchased by the Catholic De La Salle brothers to be used as a monks' college. Nearly 50 years later it was transformed into a luxury health hydro, and now part of this beautiful building holds an equally luxurious spa. hungerfordvirtualmuseum.co.uk/index.php/24-p…
In 1971, the de la Salle brothers were forced to sell Inglewood. The sale was completed in the summer of 1972 to Mr Nicolian, who originally planned to set up a nursing home. That soon changed, and a consortium of businessmen transformed it into Inglewood Health Hydro.
In 1981 a consortium headed by Jonathan Aitken bought Inglewood Health Hydro, and it changed hands again in 1998 when it was taken over by Grosvenor Spas, a national chain of health clubs.
A further change came in October 2001 when it was bought by Purdew Health Farm Group.
Shortly before the massacre, Michael Ryan's mother Dorothy had just been employed by a stylish health farm just outside Hungerford: Inglewood Health Hydro
Later it was to undergo substantial renovation which never took place. In February 2004 it was suddenly announced that Health Hydro was to close. The staff were given one month's notice, and the contents were sold by auction in April 2004.
The De La Salle Brothers were renowned for their cruel regime and sexual abuse was commonplace. Inglewood seems to have been no exception:
thefreelibrary.com/Evil+monks+mol…
Later, under the leadership of the Belmarsh inmate (better know as Tory cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken), Inglewood had an equally colourful history: staff members were pressurised to bear false witness in his libel case, and Aitken worked his way through a string of women.
The Purdews, the new owners better known for Henley Grange, had close ties to a motley bunch including:
Tony Blair, a war criminal
Keith Vaz, rent boy lover and washing machine salesman
Jimmy Savile, Britain's most proliferous paedophile. …jonesphotographyrichmond.blogspot.com/2009/03/champn…
Jailbird Jonathan Aitken was closely linked to RELEASE. He is even mentioned in connection with David Offenbach, lawyer for Lennie Smith who assisted Sidney Cooke in the rape and murder of Jason Swift.
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Release_(…
theguardian.com/news/2007/apr/…
Research following Sir Peter Hayman's exposure as a paedophile and PIE member exposed the close ties between organisations like Jonathan Aitken's Release and the Paedophile Information Exchange.
Jonathan Aitken was also a leading light in Christian Solidarity International, together with paedophile David Atkinson, Martin Smyth (Powell friend and Kincora coverup) and Stephen Crabb, all MPs.
telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/cr…
dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3…
anphoblacht.com/contents/22525
Jonathan Aitken is even godfather to Diane Abbott's only child. Both had worked together at TV-am. Abbott was NCCL member and closely associated with Corbyn/Vaz/Harman/Boateng during the Islington/Richmond/Lambeth CSA era.
archive.fo/WyyN#selection…
Jonathan Aitken was a director of NACRO along with Monday Club members Peter Bottomley and Sir Charles Irving. Both also appeared on the list of Elm Guest House patrons.
The Bottomleys (Virginia and Peter Bottomley) and Sir Charles Irving shared a mutual friend: Clive Froggatt, the man at the centre of Thatcher's NHS privatisation. Froggatt had big problems: an addiction to cocaine. On arrest, he claimed the drugs seized were for Charles Irving.
Indeed, NACRO's directors reveal many interesting associations, including Lord Carlile, the go-to man to protect the Establishment against abuse claims, Lord Peerages-for-Sex Lester and Paul Chapple Whitehouse, founder of Starehe.

But let's return to Inglewood, where the gunman's mother Dorothy Ryan worked:
A World in Action documentary aptly entitled Jonathan of Arabia accused Aitken of pimping for Saudi friends at a health farm. Later, the Purdews acquired Inglewood from agents of a Saudi prince!
Aitken's contacts to Saudi businessmen, particularly those in the arms trade and with strong links to the Saudi prince, are manifold. These include the Saudi arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi.
Now where have I heard that name before?
theguardian.com/politics/1999/…
theguardian.com/politics/1997/…
Aitken's Saudi affiliations were not just related to business; they were also of an amorous nature:
DNA tests in 1999 revealed that Aitken's daughter Petrina was the issue of a dalliance with Soraya Khashoggi, lowly-born Leicester lass and wife of Adnan.
theguardian.com/politics/1999/…
soraya Khasshoggi, from two-up, two-down with outside loo in Leicester to Churchill lover and mother of a Tory jailbird's daughter.
dailymail.co.uk/femail/article…
Oh, and do you remember the story about the satsuma and the plastic bag? The Tory MP Stephen Milligan found dead, tied to a chair? Well, he was PPS to Jonathan Aitken!
Well, Milligan wasn't the sado-masochist he was made out to be, but he did know a lot about Aitken's arms deals.
Given Aitken's involvement in shadowy arms deals and his membership of the clandestine Le Cercle, was Milligan's bizarre murder a warning to silence Aitken? His demise certainly came hard on the heels of Milligan's death!
independent.co.uk/news/aitken-dr…
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