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Regional Events Manager
Salary: £40,000 + £10k performance related bonus paid quarterly
Location: Enfield, UK
Company: Vibrant Partnerships



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



Health and Fitness Club Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Company: The Bedford Lodge Hotel



Gym Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary, Excellent Benefits, & Incentives
Location: Gravesend, Kent
Company: PureGym


Catering Assistant
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Walthamstow, London, UK
Company: GLL
Personal Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Kent, England, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Location: London, England
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer - East London
Location: London, England
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Officer
Salary: £26,243 to £29,515 pa
Location: Falmer, Brighton, UK
Company: University of Brighton
Personal Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: East Sussex, England
Company: The Gym Group
Membership Advisor
Salary: £8.17 per hour plus OTE Bonus Scheme
Location: Cardiff, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: £17,000 - £17,500 per annum
Location: Kidlington & Gosford Leisure Centre, Kidlington, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Stockport, England, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £17,806 per annum
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK
Company: GLL
Leisure Assistant
Salary: £7.90 - £8.45 per hour
Location: Bradley Stoke, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, UK
Company: energie fitness
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Solihull, UK
Company: énergie fitness
Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Solihull, UK
Company: énergie fitness
Personal Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Milton Keynes, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Trainee Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: North Devon, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Swimming Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cardiff, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Créche Assistant
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Uttoxeter, UK
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• UK Sport relaxes 'no compromise' stance
• Orangetheory hits billion revenue landmark
• Thameside manor resort gets green light


Property & tenders
Expressions of interest – Waterlooville Leisure Centre development
Location: Waterlooville Hampshire Company: Horizon Leisure Centres
Expressions of Interest - High Lodge attractions 2019
Location: High Lodge, Thetford Forest Company: Forestry Commission
Sale by Tender - The stock of sports & PE equipment and sportswear
Location: Surrey Company: Marriott & Co.
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
ukactive CEO Steven Ward to step down   ukactive CEO Steven Ward to step down


By Tom Walker

Steven Ward will step down from his role as ukactive CEO in April 2019, after more than 12 years with the organisation. Ward is leaving to take up a role as chief transformation officer at Spanish fitness operator Ingesport, owner of the GoFit brand. He first joined ukactive in 2006 as a policy intern, .... more>>
Community Leisure UK Awards to take place in May   Community Leisure UK Awards to take place in May


By Tom Walker

The first ever Community Leisure UK Awards will be held at The Lowry hotel in Manchester on 22 May 2019. Previously run under the Sporta Awards banner, the awards have been rebranded following the renaming of Sporta – the association of leisure trusts – as Community Leisure UK. Launched in 2016, the awards .... more>>
Active Nation relaunches former Fit4Less site – plans 10 new openings   Active Nation relaunches former Fit4Less site – plans 10 new openings


By Tom Walker

Leisure trust Active Nation has opened a new club in Long Eaton, Nottingham. The operator acquired the site from Fit4Less in December 2018 and the venue becomes the operator's 20th in the UK. Active Nation has transformed the former budget club by installing a range of new equipment and facilities, .... more>>

EFL boss Shaun Harvey steps down  
By Tom Walker

Shaun Harvey has revealed plans to step down from his position as CEO of the EFL (English Football League) at the end of the season. Harvey, who has worked in professional football for the .... more>>
Sheffield Hallam appoints chief for its Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre  
By Tom Walker

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) has named professor Rob Copeland as the first director of the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC), set to open later this year. Copeland is a .... more>>
RLSS looking to create more diverse workforce for lifeguarding  
By Tom Walker

Water safety charity The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) has launched a new campaign which looks to create a more diverse workforce in lifeguarding. With a focus on "attracting .... more>>
Everyone Active signs partnership with coaching firm Swim Smooth  
By Tom Walker

Leisure operator Everyone Active will begin offering its members free access to a digital resource that will help develop their swimming skills. The service is the result of a partnership .... more>>
UK Sport reveals new strategy – will relax 'no compromise' approach after Tokyo 2020  
By Tom Walker

UK Sport has set out its funding blueprint for the next Olympic and Paralympic cycles, covering the Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Games. The strategy includes a significant change in the .... more>>
Sport Wales: physical activity saving NHS Wales £295m each year  
By Tom Walker

NHS Wales benefitted from an estimated cost saving of £295.17m during 2016-17, thanks to physical activity and sport lowering the need for people seeking medical help to lifestyle diseases. .... more>>
Serco appoints Simon Bailey as MD of leisure business  
By Tom Walker

Services giant Serco Group has appointed Simon Bailey as the new managing director of its leisure business. Bailey, an in-house appointment, has held a number of senior leadership .... more>>
QPR chief executive: 'We need to leave Loftus Road stadium'  
By Tom Walker

Lee Hoos, CEO of Queens Park Rangers FC (QPR) has said the club needs to leave its Loftus Road Stadium in West London in order to secure its long-term financial future. In an open .... more>>
Work to begin on Winchester's £38m leisure centre – Everyone Active appointed operator  
By Tom Walker

Construction work is set to begin later this spring on a £38m leisure centre and 50m swimming pool in Winchester. Designed by LA Architects, the Winchester Sport & Leisure Centre will .... more>>
Seven sports secure UK Sport funding to help with Tokyo 2020 plans  
By Tom Walker

Seven sports will receive extra funding to support their plans for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Basketball, sitting volleyball, baseball and wrestling will receive grants .... more>>
Former News international chief Mike Darcey appointed chair of British Gymnastics  
By Tom Walker

British Gymnastics has appointed Mike Darcey as its new chair, to replace the outgoing Matt Neville, who is stepping down after serving the maximum term of eight years. Originally from .... more>>
Parkwood Leisure secures contract for Erewash Borough Council sites  
By Tom Walker

Parkwood Leisure has been awarded a 10-year contract to operate leisure facilities on behalf of Erewash Borough Council. As part of the deal, Parkwood will invest more than £1m in .... more>>
Player deaths: French rugby officials to meet with World Rugby over safety concerns  
By Tom Walker

Representatives of Fédération Française de Rugby (FFR) are set to meet international governing body World Rugby over safety concerns following a spate of fatalities linked with the sport. .... more>>

Features
Transforming Istria

Tourism:
Transforming Istria


In Istria, Croatia, tourism firm Maistra is changing the face of hospitality in the region, with a series of intriguing design-led hotels. As its most ambitious hotel project takes shape, Professor Terry Stevens finds out more
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
Hybrid fitness

Fitness:
Hybrid fitness


ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace
The benefits of retreats

Last word:
The benefits of retreats


Research is showing retreats could have a positive health impact
Mental health

Editor’s letter:
Mental health


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
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
Stephen Hulme

Profile:
Stephen Hulme


We look back on the career of Everyone Active CEO Stephen Hulme
Spice of life

Social good:
Spice of life


Oomph! founder Ben Allen is bringing variety to residential homes
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
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
Product news
Toro transforms pitch at Leicester City FC

Toro transforms pitch at Leicester City FC

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Turf maintenance specialist Toro has completed a major overhaul of the pitch irrigation system at the King Power Stadium, home to Leicester City Football Club.
 
PlayCam launches at Trent Park Football

PlayCam launches at Trent Park Football

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

A new video capture service, PlayCam, has debuted at Trent Park Football in North London.
 
CPP Group and DeCyber partnership protects sports clubs from malicious cyber attacks

CPP Group and DeCyber partnership protects sports clubs from malicious cyber attacks

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

CPP Group UK has partnered with DeCyber to create a suite of products for sports clubs and businesses to manage their online security.
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Precor

Precor is part of the Amer Sports Corporation, with other internationally recognised brands including Wilson, Atomic, Suunto and Salomon.

For over 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward, advancing what’s possible in design innovation, member experience and service.
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24-25 Feb 2019

International Manufacturers & Distributors Forum

ExCeL, London, United Kingdom



24-25 Feb 2019

Active Wellness

ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom



24-25 Feb 2019

World Spa & Wellness Convention London

ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom



24-25 Feb 2019

Professional Beauty London

ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom



27-28 Feb 2019

Quest/NBS & CIMSPA Conference

Chesford Grange, Kenilworth, United Kingdom



04-06 Mar 2019

International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF)

Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany



07 Mar 2019

National Attractions Marketing Conference

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Tamworth, United Kingdom



07-09 Mar 2019

(IWF Shanghai 2019) Int'l Health, Wellness, Fitness Expo

Shanghai New International Expo Center, Shanghai, China



12 Mar 2019

Women in Wellness Leadership Conference

tbc, New York, United States



13 Mar 2019

SAPCA Annual Conference, Awards and Annual Dinner

St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, United Kingdom



14-15 Mar 2019

Asia Pacific Spa & Wellness Coalition Round Table

tbc, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



20 Mar 2019

FIT Summit

Hotel Jen Tanglin, Singapore, Singapore



21-21 Mar 2019

Spa Connection / iConnection Event

Orange County Resort, Orange County, CA, United States



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