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Regional Swimming Coordinator
Salary: £19,000 - £23,000 plus bonus
Location: Merseyside, United Kingdom
Company: Total Swimming Academies


Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) Apprentice
Salary: Up to £18,726 per annum (40 hours a week)
Location: Hayes, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) Apprentice
Salary: Up to £18,726 per annum 40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £20,285 per annum - 40 hours a week pro rat
Location: Chelsea, Soho, London, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) - Barnet
Salary: Up to £20,285 per annum (40 hours a week)
Location: Barnet, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Gainsborough, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Membership Consultant
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive salary plus commission
Location: Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Officer
Salary: £22,547 – £23,243 pa
Location: Bracknell, United Kingdom
Company: Bracknell Leisure Centre
Front of House Receptionist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Basildon, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Recreation Assistant
Salary: (£)18,940 to 21,220
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: City University of London
Bar Staff / Recreational Assistants
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bicester, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Bar Staff / Recreation Assistants
Salary: Competitive
Location: Kidlington, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Pavilion Manager
Salary: £21,000 - £23,000
Location: Kidlington, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager x 2
Salary: £16,500 - £17,500 per annum
Location: Kidlington, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager (Wet)
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Bedworth, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Casual Lifeguard x3
Salary: Competitive
Location: Solihull, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Sports Operations Manager (Facilities)
Salary: £32,958 - £38,183 pa
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Company: University of Liverpool

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in this issue

• UK Sport chair unmoved by funding pleas
• Gym made from recycled aerosols
• Bodmin Jail hotel project approved


Property & tenders
Leisure Operator to manage the Central Milton Keynes Community Sports Facility (Sport Central)
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Outdoor Pursuits Partnering Soft Market Test
Location: Walsall Company: Walsall Council
Expressions of Interest for the provision of leisure management services at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury
Location: Company: Wheelpower- British Wheelchair Sport
Opportunity to Operate Two Major West Midlands Leisure Centres
Location: Company: Solihull Metroplitan Borough Council
For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Location: Company: GVA
Invitation to Quote: Specialist Consultancy Advice - Leisure Facilities
Location: Company: Barrow in Furness Borough Council
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Only 5 per cent of athletes funded by UK Sport come from black or Asian backgrounds   Only 5 per cent of athletes funded by UK Sport come from black or Asian backgrounds


By Matthew Campelli

The number of athletes from ethnic minority backgrounds being funded by UK Sport has not increased over the past year, shining the spotlight on the organisation’s diversity credentials. Of the 1,124 athletes receiving public and National Lottery funding from the quango between April 2016 and March 2017, only 1 .... more>>
GLL awarded West Oxfordshire leisure management contract   GLL awarded West Oxfordshire leisure management contract


By Deven Pamben

Charitable social enterprise Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) has been awarded a 10-year contract to run eight West Oxfordshire sports facilities following a competitive re-tender process.   The new deal begins on 1 August and will see GLL, which operates under the ‘Better’ brand, continue to manage Bartholomew .... more>>
Unesco launches fundraising platform for World Heritage projects   Unesco launches fundraising platform for World Heritage projects


By Tom Anstey

Unesco’s World Heritage Centre (WHC) has launched a new platform aiming to help donors find heritage projects in need of funding. Called the Marketplace for World Heritage, the service allows would be donors to explore in depth what kind of funding heritage projects need and what impact their donation would .... more>>

Table Tennis England become first NGB to lose funding for breaching governance code
 
By Matthew Campelli

The national governing body for table tennis has become the first to breach the government’s Code for Sports Governance, with its full £9m (US$11.6m, €10.2m) Sport England funding .... more>>
Sport Wales opens up £3m community physical activity fund  
By Matthew Campelli

Community groups, sports clubs and businesses have the chance to bid for a portion of a £3m (US$3.8m, €3.4m) physical activity fund being made available by Sport Wales. The National .... more>>
CIMSPA nets first partner outside of the UK  
By Matthew Campelli

CIMSPA – the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity – has agreed its first partnership with a non-UK provider. Beau Sejour Leisure Centre in the Channel .... more>>
Ukactive launches Manifesto for an Active Britain ahead of general election  
By Tom Walker

Ukactive has launched a five-point manifesto designed to improve the health of the nation, urging all parties to adopt policies within it ahead of the .... more>>
Sport and leisure venues affected as Manchester City Council proposes £30m cuts  
By Matthew Campelli

Several sport and leisure facilities in Manchester, such as the National Cycling Centre, Taekwondo Centre and Squash Centre, may be forced to share back office services as the city council .... more>>
Four Olympic sports lose funding for Tokyo 2020 cycle  
By Tom Walker

Elite sports funding body UK Sport has left four Olympic sports – archery, badminton, fencing and weightlifting - without funding for the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Announcing its funding .... more>>
Over a thousand playing fields saved by Sport England intervention  
By Matthew Campelli

Sport England intervention has saved or improved more than 1,000 playing fields over the last year. According to figures from the grassroots sports quango, 91 per cent of playing fields .... more>>
Virgin Active creates ‘new way to teach PE’  
By Tom Walker

A new approach to physical education (PE), based on physical literacy and “fun fitness”, could transform school sport and help all children embrace physical activity – according to its .... more>>
Work begins on £5.5m dual-use Axholme leisure centre  
By Tom Walker

Construction work will begin later today (4 November) on a new £5.5m sports and leisure centre in Crowle, Lincolnshire. Facilities at the Axholme North Sports Centre will boast a health .... more>>
Two Westway centres to receive £3.7m upgrades  
By Tom Walker

Westway Trust – the charity which oversees the development and regeneration of land under the A40 flyover in North Kensington, London – has appointed leisure operator Everyone Active to .... more>>
Three sports and wellbeing hubs planned for South London  
By Tom Walker

Kingston Council in South London has given the go ahead for a trio of “next generation” integrated community hubs. The three centres will offer a number of services – ranging from sports .... more>>
Sheffield sports centre opens following £16m “legacy revamp”  
By Tom Walker

Graves Health & Sports Centre in Sheffield has reopened to the public following a £16m redevelopment, which will see it become part of the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine .... more>>
Premier League and BT invest in disability inclusion programme  
By Matthew Campelli

The Premier League is teaming up with BT to invest in a three-year sport and inclusion programme for disabled individuals. Both parties will plough money into the scheme across England .... more>>

Features
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure


Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
Joe Taylor

People profile:
Joe Taylor


The founder of Wave Project uses surfing to get through to troubled kids
Angels’ advocate

Gymtopia:
Angels’ advocate


Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls
Cruise control

Talking Point:
Cruise control


The cruise industry is expanding, but concerns are growing about pollution
Beyond demographics

Visitor profiles:
Beyond demographics


Gerri Morris, of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, on defining cultural consumers
Taking the waters

Thermal Spa:
Taking the waters


Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
Wasted opportunity

Hospitality:
Wasted opportunity


Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
High ideals

Regeneration:
High ideals


In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort
James White

People profile:
James White


Thermal spa researcher and consultant on leading major overhaul of Maruia Hot Springs in New Zealand
Product news
Crown Sports Lockers completes installation at luxury hotel and spa

Crown Sports Lockers completes installation at luxury hotel and spa

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

The Bank House Hotel and Spa in Worcestershire,UK, has recently completed a multi-million pound refurbishment, that saw the addition of a new build spa, Malvern View
 
Joao Da Silva to head up Nutrabolt’s UK head office

Joao Da Silva to head up Nutrabolt’s UK head office

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Joao Da Silva, director of Nutrabolt Europe, has relocated from Madrid to London to launch the nutritional life science company’s European head office.
 
  Collinson designs multi-sports hub for St Neots Prep School

Collinson designs multi-sports hub for St Neots Prep School

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Sports facility specialist Collinson has supplied St Neots Preparatory School in Hampshire, UK with a new sports hall.
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Dynamic Reformer Course

Ten Health & Fitness Hatton Garden, London, United Kingdom



11-13 Aug 2017

China (Zhongshan) International Games & Amusement Fair

Zhongshan Convention Center, Zhongshan, China



24 Aug 2017

Leisure Industry Communication and Marketing Awards

ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia



07-09 Sep 2017

Annual SWAA Conference

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FitPro Live 2017: Chain Reaction

CitySport, London, United Kingdom



10-11 Sep 2017

The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa - Long Beach

Long Beach Convention Center , Long Beach, United States



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SPATEC Fall North America

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, La Jolla, San Diego, United States



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