17 Jan 2020 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
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Aquatics Development Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Devon based but includes UK and international travel, United Kingdom
Company: Water Babies

Farmyard and Adventure Playground Manager
Salary: Circa £40,000 pa
Location: Bakewell, UK
Company: Chatsworth House

Head of Marketing
Salary: £50,000 - £60,00
Location: Blackpool, UK
Company: Merlin UK

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

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Redhill, Surrey
Company: GLL
Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Barnet, North London
Company: GLL
Leisure Team Member Apprentice
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Stratford, London, UK
Company: GLL
Leisure Assistant
Salary: :£8.21 - £8.70 per hour
Location: Yate, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Sports Centre Assistant and Lifeguard
Salary: Competitive
Location: Elstree, Hertfordshire, UK
Company: The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Rickmansworth, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Stowmarket, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £10.96 - £13.24 per hour
Location: Yate, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Trainee Duty Manager
Location: Backwell, Bristol, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Management Accountant
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Location: Bromley, UK
Company: Mytime Active
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Location: Bristol, England, UK
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: South Ruislip, Ruislip, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Burnley, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Senior Duty Officer
Salary: Band 8 £21,589 - £22,911 pro rata
Location: Hartlepool, UK
Company: Hartlepool Borough Council
Play Leader
Location: Sidcup, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Senior Digital Project Manager
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Location: Croydon, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Cheltenham, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Tadworth, UK
Company: GLL

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in this issue

• Everyone Active reveals boutique format
• Fusion invests £2m in eight centre upgrades
• Bewilderwood to open second site

Property & tenders
Opportunity to Operate Allestree Park Golf Course
Location: Company: Derby City Council
Expressions of interest to identify suitable operator to assume the operation of swimming lake at Beckenham Place Park
Location: South East London Company: Lewisham Council
Sale of Exceptional Development Site: Portugal's first truly holistic wellness retreat
Location: Company: Cadavais Investimentos Turisticos
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News headlines
RFL partners with social investor partner to tackle youth crime   RFL partners with social investor partner to tackle youth crime

By Tom Walker

The Rugby Football League (RFL) has been awarded £660,000 from the Youth Endowment Fund to launch and evaluate Inspiring Futures – an initiative aiming to reduce youth crime and violence. The programme has been designed to prevent young people from getting caught up in violent crime through work at schools, .... more>>
Sport England's playfield protection measures 'working in most cases'   Sport England's playfield protection measures 'working in most cases'

By Tom Walker

New figures show that Sport England's playing field safeguarding measures, designed to protect sports provision in planning applications affecting playing fields, have been successful in '94 per cent of the cases'. Sport England is a statutory consultee for all English local councils on any planning application .... more>>
NHS to offer cancer patients 'prehab' fitness plans   NHS to offer cancer patients 'prehab' fitness plans

By Tom Walker

NHS patients who have been diagnosed with cancer will be offered exercise and gym sessions before they start chemotherapy. The "prehabilitation" programmes will be implemented in the hope that increasing patients' physical activity levels will boost their ability to successfully undergo – and recover – from the .... more>>

Research project to chart physical activity needs of families with disabled children  
By Tom Walker

A three-year research project will look to provide the physical activity industry with a better understanding of the needs of families with disabled children. The ukactive Research .... more>>
This Girl Can campaign celebrated for featuring 'real' female fitness stories  
By Tom Walker

The latest edition of the highly-successful This Girl Can Campaign has been celebrated for its "taboo-busting" and "brave" take on what female fitness really looks like. The new .... more>>
Martyn's Law: government backs plans for 'airport-like security measures' at stadiums  
By Tom Walker

Sports stadiums and large entertainment venues could soon be forced to implement airport-style security checks, after the government offered its backing to the controversial "Martyn's Law" .... more>>
Government confirms budget date – ukactive calls for an end to 'contradiction in value'  
By Tom Walker

The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has revealed that the government will present its budget on 11 March. Javid has hinted that the budget will include measures to ignite a 'decade of renewal' .... more>>
STA and Leisure Opportunities extend partnership to promote swimming teaching  
By Tom Walker

The Swimming Teachers' Association (STA) and Leisure Opportunities have extended their strategic partnership. The extension is part of an on-going effort to attract more swimming .... more>>
Swim England's Learn to Swim Programme goes global  
By Tom Walker

Swim England's Learn to Swim Programme has been adopted by a Lithuanian swimming club – marking the project's international entry. Plaukimo Klubas Banga contacted Swim England in June 2019 .... more>>
British Blind Sport launches research project into children's physical development  
By Tom Walker

British Blind Sport is launching a year-long research project, which will investigate the physical development rates of children with sight loss, compared to their sighted peers. Working in .... more>>
Sue Campbell receives damehood, as sportspeople feature heavily in New Year's Honours  
By Tom Walker

Former UK Sport chair, Baroness Sue Campbell, has received a damehood in this year's New Year's honours list. The long-time sports administrator – who was named as one of the 100 most .... more>>
Five sports secure elite funding ahead of Tokyo 2020  
By Tom Walker

Five sports have secured additional funding towards their high-performance programmes ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games. Elite funding agency UK Sport will invest up to £325,000 to support the .... more>>
Pierre de Coubertin's original Olympics manifesto sold at auction for record US$8m  
By Tom Walker

The document which set in motion the foundation of the modern Olympic Games has sold for US$8m (€7.2m, £6.1m) at an auction – smashing the record for a piece of sports memorabilia. The .... more>>
Outgoing MP Nicky Morgan to stay on as culture secretary  
By Tom Walker

Nicky Morgan has been reappointed culture secretary, despite having retired from the House of Commons as a member of parliament. In a surprise move, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made .... more>>
New educational and training programme launched for Welsh sports sector  
By Tom Walker

Sport Wales has introduced a new initiative to make training and educational sessions more affordable for those involved in the country's sports sector. Launching in January 2020, The .... more>>
Swim England and Everyone Active reach landmark swims target  
By Tom Walker

A push to get millions of more people to hit the pool in the UK has reached a significant landmark. At the start of the year, national governing body Swim England and leisure operator .... more>>

Sheila McCann

People profile:
Sheila McCann

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

Hybrid fitness

ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace
Spice of life

Social good:
Spice of life

Oomph! founder Ben Allen is bringing variety to residential homes
Louis D’Amore

Louis D’Amore

Louis D’Amore on the work of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism
Katy Bowman

Katy Bowman

In her latest book, the biomechanist and author explains why we need to widen our spectrum of movement and connect with our inner hunter-gatherer
Alliance Leisure

Promotional feature:
Alliance Leisure

The future of leisure in times of austerity
Matt Dwyer

People profile:
Matt Dwyer

Matt Dwyer is driving change behind the scenes at the ECB with his 'growth mentality'
Transforming Istria

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
Stefano Boeri

People profile:
Stefano Boeri

Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
Ivo Gormley

Social good:
Ivo Gormley

GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society
Product news
Core Health & Fitness announce partnership with professional OCR athlete, Rea Kolbl

Core Health & Fitness announce partnership with professional OCR athlete, Rea Kolbl


Core Health & Fitness announced a new and exciting partnership with professional obstacle course race (OCR) athlete, Rea Kolbl. Kolbl is an impressive athlete with a variety of experience that ranges from OCR to competitive gymnastics in her native Slovenia.
Laura Game joins Physical Company

Laura Game joins Physical Company


Physical Company has announced the appointment of Laura Game to the role of account manager with a specific focus on the reseller market.
Wattbike remain best-in-class performance bike for David Lloyd Leisure

Wattbike remain best-in-class performance bike for David Lloyd Leisure


David Lloyd Leisure has announced Wattbike as its performance bike of choice after a recent tender.
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The thirteenth Forum HOTelSPA is an exclusive international event that unites leaders from the luxury hotel and spa industries with the Thalassotherapy and Thermalism sectors.
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Global Solutions for Clothing (GSC) is a multi-award winning costume specialist that has been creating high quality costume for more than 60 years.
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21-23 Jan 2020

BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME)

Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom

26-29 Jan 2020

Green Spa Network Congress

The Oaks, Ojai, United States

28-30 Jan 2020

Spatex 2020

Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom

29-30 Jan 2020

Digital Transformation in Sports Summit

Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States

14-16 Feb 2020

Les Thermalies, the water & well-being exhibition

La Sucrière, Lyon, France

19-21 Feb 2020

ForumPiscine - 12th International Pool & Spa Expo and Congress

Bologna Exhibition Centre, Bologna, Italy

20 Feb 2020


The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom

02-03 Mar 2020

Quality in Wellness and Spa

IHK Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany

03-05 Mar 2020

The Professional Kitchen Show

ExCel, London, United Kingdom

11-13 Mar 2020

APSWC Round Table 2020

Naman Resort, Da Nang, Vietnam

12-16 Mar 2020

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna

Fair District, Bologna, Italy

23-25 Mar 2020

AMI’s Artificial Grass

Hilton, Barcelona, Spain

23-25 Mar 2020

MuseumNext Europe

Edinburgh Festival Hub, Edinburgh,

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