25 Jun 2018 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
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Head of Commercial Operations
Salary: £50,000- 55,000 pro-rata per annum + benefits
Location: Northamptonshire, UK
Company: The Silverstone Experience

General Managers
Salary: £Competitive + Significant bonus
Location: London Tottenham, Barking, West London and Bedford, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

General Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: East Hertfordshire District, UK
Company: Private Members Club

Aquadome Life Guard
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Jersey
Company: Merton Hotel

Recreation Assistant
Salary: £8.10
Location: Bristol BS14, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Barnet
Company: GLL
Centre Manager
Salary: £27,000
Location: Exeter
Company: Legacy Leisure
Sports and Recreation Attendant
Salary: Competitive and negotiable
Location: United Kingdom
Company: Global Spa and Wellness Leader
Salary: Competitive and negotiable
Location: United Kingdom
Company: Global Spa and Wellness Leader
Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive and negotiable
Location: United Kingdom
Company: Global Spa and Wellness Leader
Sport and Recreation Coordinator
Salary: Competitive and negotiable
Location: United Kingdom
Company: Global Spa and Wellness Leader
Operations Manager
Salary: £29,488 - £31,835
Location: Perth, UK
Company: Live Active Leisure
Casual Swimming Teachers (Level 2)
Salary: £14.63 per hour
Location: Winterbourne, Bristol, UK
Company: Winterbourne International Academy
Swimming Teachers
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Nuneaton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Manager
Salary: £18,000-£20,000 dependant on experience
Location: Bicester OX26 2NR, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Recreation Assistant -North Hykeham
Location: North Hykeham, Lincoln, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Project Manager (UK Travel)
Location: Stratford, London, UK
Company: GLL
Summer Lifeguards
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Various Sites, UK
Company: GLL
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Hertford, UK
Company: Everyone Active
General Manager
Salary: up to £37,000 + c20% bonus
Location: Tottenham, London, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Manager
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Location: Kent, England, UK
Company: Mytime Active

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in this issue

• Growth drivers of fitness identified
• 'Fitness at Work' guidance published
• Westin to make UK debut in London

Property & tenders
Development Opportunity
Location: Dundonald International Ice Bowl Company: Lisburn and Castlereagh Council
Invitation to Tender - Former Plaza Cinema
Location: Port Talbot Company: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings Company: GVA
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News headlines
Active Uprising kicks off in Manchester   Active Uprising kicks off in Manchester

By Tom Walker

Leaders from across the physical activity industry have gathered for the first ever Active Uprising event – organised by ukactive – which is being billed as a "three-day celebration of physical activity". More than 1,200 people are in attendance at today's conference part of the event, where they will hear a .... more>>
£50m investment into UK attractions set to boost tourism sector   £50m investment into UK attractions set to boost tourism sector

By Tom Anstey

Britain’s visitor attractions are set to get a major boost, with investment into the sector topping £50m (US$70.2m, €57m) this year. In addition to significant investment across Britain’s attractions sector, the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA) also pointed at a rise in .... more>>
Government focuses on regional growth, with launch of £20m culture fund   Government focuses on regional growth, with launch of £20m culture fund

By Tom Anstey

Britain's minister for arts, Michael Ellis, has launched a £20m fund for culture, heritage and the creative industries to benefit towns and cities across England. Called the Cultural Development Fund, areas in England will be able to bid for up to £7m in funding for a number of projects aimed at helping .... more>>

Paralympic sport Goalball appoints John Grosvenor as chair  
By Tom Walker

Goalball UK has made a high-profile business appointment by naming John Grosvenor – former senior partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers – as its new chair. In a statement, the governing body .... more>>
Safe standing: Labour offers its support and Aberdeen plans new stand  
By Tom Walker

The debate over whether safe standing areas should be allowed in English top flight football is heating up, with the Labour Party offering its backing for safe-standing at all football .... more>>
Lawrence Conway named new Sport Wales chair  
By Tom Walker

Sport Wales has named Lawrence Conway as its new permanent chair. Conway, a career civil servant, has been given the role a year after previous chair, Paul Thomas, was sacked following .... more>>
Leiston leisure centre revamp approved as part of five-year investment strategy  
By Tom Walker

Work on a £3.5m redevelopment of Leiston Leisure Centre on the Suffolk coast is set to begin in September, after the works were given final approval by Suffolk Coastal District Council .... more>>
Activity Alliance launches inclusive programme to get more disabled people into sport  
By Tom Walker

The Activity Alliance has launched a new initiative as part of efforts to offer disabled people more opportunities to get physically active. The three-year Inclusive Activity Programme .... more>>
Sports people feature in Queen's Birthday Honours  
By Tom Walker

A number of sportspeople have been recognised for their work in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list. Sir Craig Reedie, the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) – who was .... more>>
More than 9m Brits 'benefit from sports coaching'  
By Tom Walker

Around 9.3 million adults in the UK receive some form of sports coaching each year, according to new research by YouGov. The study – conducted on behalf of UK Coaching – also revealed that .... more>>
Report: Scottish sports participation programmes 'changing lives'  
By Tom Walker

A new research report into the work of Sportscotland has found that participation programmes supported by the agency are having "a life-changing effect" on those who are taking part. The .... more>>
Detailed designs for Birmingham 2022 Games Village released  
By Tom Walker

Designs for The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Village, released this week, show that the Games will leave behind both a sporting and a housing legacy. The Games Village – comprising .... more>>
UK Sport launches consultation into elite sport funding  
By Tom Walker

The way elite sport is being funded in the UK could be facing a shake-up, following a consultation into how UK Sport distributes National Lottery money. Launched by the high-performance .... more>>
Troubled British Basketball given  
By Tom Walker

UK Sport is to deliver a "one-off" support deal to British Basketball, in order to help the troubled national governing body fulfil international fixtures scheduled for its men's and women's .... more>>
Street League adds rugby to sports employability programme  
By Tom Walker

Street League has a added a rugby version to its expanding range of sports-related employability programmes. The nation-wide charity uses a combined sport and education curriculum to .... more>>
Mo Salah's boots go on display at British Museum  
By Tom Walker

Egyptian striker Mo Salah, winner of this year's Golden Boot for being the top goalscorer in the English Premier League, has donated a pair of his boots to the British Museum, where they .... more>>

Nick Gray

People profile:
Nick Gray

Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)
Play to the crowd

Play to the crowd

When public sector budgets are tight, crowdfunding is an attractive option
Tony Butler

Tony Butler

Derby Museums Trust executive director delivers social justice in museums
Cruise control

Talking Point:
Cruise control

The cruise industry is expanding, but concerns are growing about pollution
Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure

Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
Bright Hart Lane

Bright Hart Lane

Grant Cornwell on the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation’s community work
Beyond demographics

Visitor profiles:
Beyond demographics

Gerri Morris, of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, on defining cultural consumers
Nature’s bounty

Last word:
Nature’s bounty

FairWild is setting standards in the harvesting of wild ingredients
Angels’ advocate

Angels’ advocate

Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls
Rule breakers

Rule breakers

Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations
Product news
Batfast launches cricket simulator to make training more accessible

Batfast launches cricket simulator to make training more accessible


Batfast, a UK-based sports simulation company, has created an innovative cricket simulator that is designed to increase entry-level participation in the sport.
FilmMyMatch offers streaming services to boost grassroots revenue

FilmMyMatch offers streaming services to boost grassroots revenue


Specialist sports filming company FilmMyMatch is helping to raise awareness and boost revenue for grassroot sports.
Technogym whips Brazilian and Russian teams into shape for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Technogym whips Brazilian and Russian teams into shape for the 2018 FIFA World Cup


Technogym has been named as the official supplier of training equipment for both the Brazilian and Russian National Teams at this year's World Cup,
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Wattbike have transformed bespoke spaces into Wattbike Zones for operators and studios, strengthened with motivating graphics to individualise their spaces.

Wattbike is the creator of the world’s premier indoor bikes developed in association with world-class athletes.
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Featured Suppliers
Dyaco launches Spirit medical equipment range in the UK

Global fitness equipment manufacturer Dyaco has unveiled a range of specialist medical and rehabilitation equipment for UK healthcare providers and physiotherapy facilities.
  Dyaco launches Spirit medical equipment range in the UK
MoveGB helps its members commit to active lifestyles

MoveGB is the UK’s largest every activity membership, with over 300,000 users and more than 6,000 physical activity providers.
  MoveGB helps its members commit to active lifestyles

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HOTEC Design

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, United States

27-28 Jun 2018

Major Events Summit

Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

02-03 Jul 2018

Facilities Management Forum

The Principal, Manchester,

06-08 Jul 2018

International Game and Amusement Fair (GAF)

Wuhan International Expo Center , Wuhan, China

11 Jul 2018

2018 Sport Summit: Why have we failed our children?

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, United Kingdom

29-31 Jul 2018

Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas

Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, United States

14-16 Aug 2018

Australasian Gaming Expo - AGE 2018

International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney, Australia

27 Aug 2018

Micklegate Run Soap Box Challenge 2018

Micklegate, York, United Kingdom

28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018

World Leisure Congress 2018

tbc, Sao Paulo, Brazil

01 Sep 2018

International Wellness Conclave 2018

tbc, Delhi, India

06-09 Sep 2018

CIDESCO World Congress & Exhibition

tbc, Stockholm, Sweden

10-11 Sep 2018

Cosmoprof India

Sahara Star Hotel, Mumbai, India

12-12 Sep 2018

ukactive National Summit

Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster, United Kingdom

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