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Company: Everyone Active



WW Coach
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Facility Manager
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Location: Ellesmore Port Sports Village, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure


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Location: Petersfield, UK
Company: Everyone Active
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Company: Everyone Active
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Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
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Location: Feltham, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
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Location: Ruislip, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
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Location: Shadwell, London, UK
Company: GLL
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Location: Shoreditch, London, UK
Company: GLL
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
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Location: Rickmansworth, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
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Location: Basingstoke, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
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Location: Elephant and Castle, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
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Location: Dulwich, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainer
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Location: Ilford, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
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Location: Hatfield, Hetfordshire
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
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Location: Keswick, Cumbria
Company: GLL
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
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Location: Carlisle, UK
Company: The Gym Group

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in this issue

• David Lloyd commits to 'silver fitness'
• Boutique operator Ten to 'double in size'
• Roman answer to Jorvik planned for York


Property & tenders
Expression of Interest for Moray’s Leisure and Libraries Service contract
Location: Company: Moray Council
Sale of Exceptional Development Site: Portugal's first truly holistic wellness retreat
Location: Company: Cadavais Investimentos Turisticos
Investment opportunity in British Padel
Location: Company: Will to Win
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News headlines
Sport England appoints Alison Donnelly, Number 10 head of news, as digital director   Sport England appoints Alison Donnelly, Number 10 head of news, as digital director


By Tom Walker

The Prime Minister’s head of news and official spokesperson for Number 10, Alison Donnelly, will join Sport England later this year. Donnelly has been appointed executive director of digital, marketing and communications – a newly created role which will see her lead a newly created directorate. She will be .... more>>
Government pledges to invest in physical activity and 'end smoking' by 2030   Government pledges to invest in physical activity and 'end smoking' by 2030


By Tom Walker

The government will promote physical activity as part of a range of measures to tackle the causes of preventable ill-health. A green paper published on 23 July, entitled Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s, sets out a number of priorities for preventative healthcare – including developing .... more>>
Think tank: NHS should prescribe patients with fitness trackers to help prevent long-term conditions   Think tank: NHS should prescribe patients with fitness trackers to help prevent long-term conditions


By Tom Walker

Patients from low-income backgrounds should be prescribed fitness trackers on the NHS, in order to help prevent the development of long-term health conditions. A report by think tank Social Market Foundation (SMF) suggests that technology – in general – should be adopted quicker and more widely by the NHS to .... more>>

Best way to prevent dementia – living a healthy life  
By Tom Walker

Regular exercise, a balanced diet, quitting smoking and cutting down on alcohol are the best ways to prevent dementia – even if the illness runs in the family. That is the key finding .... more>>
£40m eco-friendly Riverside Leisure Centre opens its doors  
By Tom Walker

A new £40m leisure centre built to include a number of sustainable innovations has opened in Chelmsford, Essex. The Riverside Leisure Centre in Chelmsford has been awarded a 'very good' .... more>>
Premier League football a 'significant generator' of inbound tourism  
By Tom Walker

The English Premier League (EPL) is a major driver of inbound tourism into Britain – especially when it comes to sports fans from long-haul destinations. Research by tourism agency .... more>>
Les Mills On Demand partners with This Girl Can campaign  
By Tom Walker

Fitness group Les Mills has joined forces with Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign to help break down women’s barriers to fitness. The partnership will result in Les Mills offering a .... more>>
Everyone Active, Brio and GLL among big winners at largest ever ukactive Awards  
By Tom Walker

Leisure operators Everyone Active and GLL each picked up three gongs at the ukactive Awards last night, held as part of the Active Uprising event at Manchester Central. More than 800 guest .... more>>
FIFA signs 'landmark' deal to develop women's football in Africa  
By Tom Walker

FIFA and the French Development Agency (Agence Française de Développement, AFD) have signed a landmark agreement to promote women's football and develop school football in Africa. The .... more>>
£20m Dunstable community and leisure hub opens its doors  
By Tom Walker

A £20m leisure hub, designed to bring a number of services under one roof, has opened in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. Owned by Central Bedfordshire Council, the centre houses a health and .... more>>
Work on £20m Berwick Leisure Centre to begin in November  
By Tom Walker

Construction work on a new £20m leisure centre in Berwick, Northumberland, is set to begin by the end of the year. The centre will be built on the site of the current Swan Centre in .... more>>
Connacht Rugby secures full planning approval for €30m stadium project  
By Tom Walker

Connacht Rugby has been granted full planning permission for the €30m redevelopment of its Sportsground stadium in Galway, Ireland. The project will include a full redevelopment of the .... more>>
A UK first – swimming pool built inside a sports hall  
By Tom Walker

There is nothing new in facility operators reconfiguring underused sports courts as gyms and exercise studios in order to cater to changing demands. Monmouthshire County Council (MCC) in .... more>>
How is Japanese radio helping the over 55s get more physically active?  
By Tom Walker

A new collaboration between Sport England, think tank Demos and care and housing provider Anchor Hanover looks to get the over 55s in the UK more physically active – using a model that has .... more>>
UK Sport's mental health programme to support 'every athlete'  
By Tom Walker

Elite agency UK Sport has launched a mental health education programme aimed at supporting every athlete across the UK’s high-performance system. Operated in partnership with the English .... more>>
Former Disney and Man Utd executive Andy Anson named British Olympic Association CEO  
By Tom Walker

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has appointed Andy Anson as its new CEO. Anson, a former chief financial officer at entertainment giant Disney, joins the national olympic committee .... more>>

Features
Sharing the love

Restaurants:
Sharing the love


Famous restaurants are popping up in unexpected places. We found out more
Sheila McCann

People profile:
Sheila McCann


Sheila McCann is a key figure in the global spa industry and used to run Chiva-Som
Louis D’Amore

Interview:
Louis D’Amore


Louis D’Amore on the work of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism
Right to roam

Tourism:
Right to roam


Sweden is inviting everyone to come and stay – and indulge in a spot of wild camping. Jenny Kaiser from VisitSweden talks about the initiative
Mental health

Editor’s letter:
Mental health


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Matt Dwyer

People profile:
Matt Dwyer


Matt Dwyer is driving change behind the scenes at the ECB with his 'growth mentality'
Aaron Simpson

Profile:
Aaron Simpson


Quintessentially is an exclusive concierge service for some of the world’s richest people. Co-founder Aaron Simpson reveals what wealthy people want
Maria Sharapova

People profile:
Maria Sharapova


Maria Sharapova – who's spent her life training on the pro tennis circuit – is bringing this experience to her fitness facility designs
Stefano Boeri

People profile:
Stefano Boeri


Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
Back to nature

Environment:
Back to nature


British wildlife is being attacked on many fronts. Stephanie Hilborne, CEO of The Wildlife Trusts, wants to involve everyone in preserving nature
Product news
Lancashire Cricket Club partners with Rewards4 to offer 'unprecendented rewards' for fans

Lancashire Cricket Club partners with Rewards4 to offer 'unprecendented rewards' for fans

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Lancashire Cricket Club (LCC) has announced a new partnership with Rewards4 a sport-based rewards programme, to launch the Rewards4Cricket programme
 
Variety and flexibility for the customer is the key to retention, says MoveGB

Variety and flexibility for the customer is the key to retention, says MoveGB

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

What really drives customer retention in 2019? Is it proactive customer care? Frequency of attendance? Added value provision? Community building? Across the industry, debate on this topic never stops. And neither does market change.
 
Tecnobody launches in the UK

Tecnobody launches in the UK

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Tecnobody, an Italian fitness and rehab equipment supplier, has launched its Tecnosport range, including the Walker View 3.0 treadmill into the UK market.
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Matrix Fitness

At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out and sets new industry standards.

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Les Mills Live

Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada



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Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa, Mombasa, Kenya



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South Lodge, Horsham, United Kingdom



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IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France



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Termatalia: 19th International Fair of Thermal Tourism, Health and Welfare

Expourense, Ourense, Spain



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CIDESCO World Congress & Exhibition

Hyatt Regency, Chicago, United States



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