19 Jul 2019 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
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Duty Manager
Salary: £21,500 - £25,800
Location: Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre, United Kingdom
Company: Vibrant Partnerships

Nationwide Apprenticeships Now Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Everyone Active

Facility Manager
Salary: £39,638 per annum
Location: Ellesmore Port Sports Village, United Kingdom
Company: Brio Leisure

Gymnastics Coaches
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active

Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Birmingham, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Poplar, London, UK
Company: GLL
Leisure Assistant
Salary: £8.21 - £8.70 per hour
Location: Kingswood, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Assistant General Manager
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Blackpool, UK
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Greater Manchester, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Gymnastics Coach
Salary: £13.84 - £15.00 per hour (inclusive of 10% market supplement)
Location: Tisbury, Salisbury, UK
Company: Wiltshire Council
Salary: £20,269 - £21,088 (inclusive of 10% unsocial hours plussage)
Location: Calne, UK
Company: Wiltshire Council
Salary: £20,269 - £21,088 pro rata (incl. of 10% unsocial hours plussage)
Location: Calne, UK
Company: Wiltshire Council
Gymnastics Assistant
Salary: £10.54 - £11.19 per hour
Location: Salisbury, UK
Company: Wiltshire Council
Salary: £20,269 - £21,088 (inclusive of 10% unsocial hours plussage)
Location: Devizes, UK
Company: Wiltshire Council
Healthy Me Sports Coach
Salary: £13.86 - £15.00 per hour (inclusive of 10% market supplement)
Location: Wiltshire, UK
Company: Wiltshire Council
Group Cycling Instructors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Maida Vale, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum
Location: Lower Clapton, London, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Tadworth, Surrey, UK
Company: GLL
Catering Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nailsea, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Lifeguard / Duty Assistant
Salary: £18,423 plus Performance Related Bonus
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Smoking Cessation Lead
Salary: £29,000 - £31,000
Location: Lincoln, UK
Company: Thrive Tribe Ltd
Health Development Officer (Exercise on Referral)
Salary: £30,435 pro rata
Location: Eastleigh, UK
Company: Eastleigh Borough Council

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in this issue

• Merlin sold in US$7.49bn mega deal
• Rathbone Boxing Club opens in London
• Serpentine Pavilion opens to thje public

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>>
Ice sports destination planned for London's Lee Valley   Ice sports destination planned for London's Lee Valley

By Tom Walker

Plans have been unveiled for an ice skating destination in east London. Featuring an Olympic-size, twin-rink ice centre, the facility project is being driven by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA). The LVRPA wants the new complex to replace the ageing Lee Valley Ice Centre, which is currently at .... more>>
Leisure projects dominate Stirling Prize shortlist   Leisure projects dominate Stirling Prize shortlist

By Tom Walker

Three out of the six projects on this year's Stirling Prize shortlist are leisure-related, underlining the sector's reputation for producing innovative architecture. The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience in Scotland (by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners), The Nevill Holt Opera in Leicestershire .... 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>>

Hybrid fitness

Hybrid fitness

ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace
Sioux-per foods

Sioux-per foods

The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman, is on a mission to revive indigenous cuisine
Mental health

Editor’s letter:
Mental health

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Sir David Attenborough

People profile:
Sir David Attenborough

David Attenborough and Jumbo the elephant at the American Museum of Natural History
Introducing Gen Z

Introducing Gen Z

How will this tech-savvy, social media-driven generation affect your business?
Fuelling fitness

News report:
Fuelling fitness

Fitness brand Reebok has partnered with global architecture practice Gensler to create 'Get Pumped' – a proposal which sees redundant gas stations across the US turned into fitness hubs
Ivo Gormley

Social good:
Ivo Gormley

GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society
Sharing the love

Sharing the love

Famous restaurants are popping up in unexpected places. We found out more
Right to roam

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
Sheila McCann

People profile:
Sheila McCann

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


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


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


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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Rephouse Europa Ltd

Neoflex® Fitness Flooring is a premium quality rubber floor suitable for cardio and strength areas, High Impact Tiles for free-weight areas, freestyle and group exercise areas.

Rephouse is a leading manufacturer of high-performance fitness flooring systems. With its state-of-the-art production technology and more than 32 years of hands-on experience in production and installation worldwide, Rephouse can ensure a premium-quality rubber fitness flooring product tailormade for any facility.
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By introducing innovative elements to its portfolio, Spa Vision has been able to create unique and distinctive solutions tailored to each spa’s needs.
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Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message

MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
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18-20 Jul 2019

Indonesia International Amusement & Leisure Expo (IIALE 2019)

Jakarta International Expo , Jakarta, Indonesia

23-25 Jul 2019

National Sports Convention (NSC)

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia

25-26 Jul 2019

Fitness Industry Technology Summit

Dockside, Sydney, Australia

28-30 Jul 2019

Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas

Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, United States

10-11 Aug 2019

Les Mills Live

Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada

05-06 Sep 2019

Soccerex Europe

TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal

05-07 Sep 2019

Annual SWAA Conference

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa, Mombasa, Kenya

09-11 Sep 2019

SpaChina Summit

The Ritz-Carlton, Xi’an, China

16 Sep 2019

UK Spa Association - Summer networking event

South Lodge, Horsham, United Kingdom

16-19 Sep 2019

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France

19-20 Sep 2019

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

Expourense, Ourense, Spain

19-23 Sep 2019

CIDESCO World Congress & Exhibition

Hyatt Regency, Chicago, United States

21-22 Sep 2019

World Wellness Weekend

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