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Visitor Services Coordinator (Deputy Manager)
Salary: £24,152 - £25,503
Location: Wendover, Aylesbury, UK
Company: Forestry England



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



Operations Manager
Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 per annum
Location: Beckenham, UK
Company: Mytime Active



Executive Director
Salary: Competitive
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Company: EuropeActive


Assistant General Manager - Waterloo
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: London, England
Company: The Gym Group
Extreme Supervisors
Salary: Up To £17,977 PA (based on 39 hours per week)
Location: W Swindon District Centre, Swindon SN5 7DL, UK
Company: GLL
Assistant General Manager - Shirley Solihull
Location: West Midlands, England
Company: The Gym Group
Health, Safety and Environmental Manager
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Location: Kent, England
Company: Mytime Active
Recreation Assistant
Location: Cardiff, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bristol, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Swimming Instructors
Salary: £12 per hour
Location: Erewash District, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Yoga Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Group Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Group Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Group Fitness Instructor
Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Group Fitness Instructor- HIIT
Salary: Competitive
Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Milton Keynes, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Team Leader
Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: Fareham, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Membership Sales Advisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Maidenhead, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Southampton, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £9.00 per hour
Location: Berkshire, Reading, UK
Company: GLL
SOHO Store Supervisor
Salary: up to £17,432.12
Location: Bradley Stoke, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust

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in this issue

• Access to leisure for all NHS patients
• Westminster 'must focus on inactivity'
• £20m Silverstone Experience opens


Property & tenders
Expression of Interest in the management and maintenance of the sport and community facilities in Fairfields, Milton Keynes.
Location: Company: Milton Keynes
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
ukactive CEO calls on Boris Johnson to extend business rate discount for gyms and leisure centres   ukactive CEO calls on Boris Johnson to extend business rate discount for gyms and leisure centres


By Tom Walker

Huw Edwards, CEO of ukactive, has written to Boris Johnson, requesting that the Prime Minister's proposed business rate discount will be extended to gyms and leisure centres. Edwards wrote the letter following Johnson's speech at the CBI conference on 18 November, in which he unveiled a package of measures .... more>>
Activity Alliance calls on political parties to commit to an 'inclusive, active nation' ahead of general election   Activity Alliance calls on political parties to commit to an 'inclusive, active nation' ahead of general election


By Tom Walker

Disability sports charity Activity Alliance has called on political parties to commit to giving disabled people "equal opportunities to live full and active lives". Publishing its own manifesto ahead of the 12 December General Election, the charity (previously known as the English Federation of Disability Sport) .... more>>
Only 5 per cent of UK council leaders 'optimistic' about Brexit   Only 5 per cent of UK council leaders 'optimistic' about Brexit


By Tom Walker

Nearly three in four (71 per cent) local authority chiefs expect the UK's exit from the European Union to have a ‘negative’ or ‘very negative’ impact on their local economy. The figure comes from the New Local Government Network’s (NLGN) latest Leadership Index, which also show that only 5 per cent of .... more>>

National Tennis Academy opens its doors at Loughborough University  
By Tom Walker

The new National Tennis Academy at Loughborough University has officially opened its doors to the next generation of talented British tennis players. Developed by the sport's national .... more>>
Study: any amount of running offers 'substantial improvements' to health  
By Tom Walker

Any amount of regular running can dramatically reduce the risk of death, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. A team of researchers looked at 14 previous .... more>>
New parasport fund to help get disabled people more active  
By Tom Walker

Sport England has revealed details of a new £250,000 fund, aimed at helping disabled people to become more active. The "Parasport, powered by Toyota" programme will offer activity providers .... more>>
Report: Swimming saving NHS £357m a year  
By Tom Walker

Swim England has called on the government and healthcare professionals to "maximise the benefits" of swimming, after a report suggests that the activity saves the NHS more than £357m a year. .... more>>
First two Belfast leisure centres built as part of £105m investment prepare for opening  
By Tom Walker

Two newly-built leisure centres are set to open their doors in Belfast next month as part of the city council's £105m Leisure Transformation Programme. The £20m Lisnasharragh Leisure .... more>>
England Netball appoints Fran Connolly as CEO  
By Tom Walker

England Netball has named Fran Connolly as its new chief executive. Connolly succeeds Joanna Adams, who stepped down earlier this year after a 10-year stint in the role. Connolly is .... more>>
Rugby's Offload mental health programme to be extended after university research  
By Tom Walker

A university study has helped a sporting charity secure funding to extend a successful mental health programme for men. Edge Hill University's sport and mental health research team was .... more>>
British Medical Association: government must tackle 'stark inequalities' in physical activity levels  
By Tom Walker

Doctors have called on the Conservative government to take "urgent action" to improve low levels of physical activity across the UK. The British Medical Association (BMA) said the .... more>>
Report: visually impaired people want to cycle, swim and visit the gym  
By Tom Walker

Hitting the gym, swimming and cycling are the activities people with visual impairments most want to get involved in, according to a new impact report from Metro Blind Sport. The report is .... more>>
New #LoveSwimming campaign to tackle worrying trend: one in three English adults cannot swim  
By Tom Walker

Latest figures from Swim England show that 14.2 million adults – 31 per cent of those aged 16 or older – cannot swim one length of a 25m pool. The shocking statistic was revealed by the .... more>>
Rowing chief Andy Parkinson and Emma Boggis named onto EIS board  
By Tom Walker

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) has made two appointments to the organisation’s board. They are CEO of British Rowing Andy Parkinson and Emma Boggis, the former CEO of Sports and .... more>>
Swim England reveals first inductees into Hall of Fame  
By Tom Walker

Swim England has revealed the names of the first inductees into its Swim England Hall of Fame. A total of 26 athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers have been named to the Hall of .... more>>
Active ageing: PHE and CAB set out plans to make England the 'best place to grow older'  
By Tom Walker

Public Health England (PHE) and the Centre for Ageing Better (CAB) have set out their shared vision for making England the "best place in the world to grow old". The partners have published .... more>>

Features
Spice of life

Social good:
Spice of life


Oomph! founder Ben Allen is bringing variety to residential homes
High flyers

Tourism:
High flyers


How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz
Hybrid fitness

Fitness:
Hybrid fitness


ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace
Stefano Boeri

People profile:
Stefano Boeri


Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
The benefits of retreats

Last word:
The benefits of retreats


Research is showing retreats could have a positive health impact
Ivo Gormley

Social good:
Ivo Gormley


GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society
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
Stephen Hulme

Profile:
Stephen Hulme


We look back on the career of Everyone Active CEO Stephen Hulme
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
Product news
CryoAction looks for rapid growth

CryoAction looks for rapid growth

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

London-based CryoAction is expecting to quadruple its business in the next year or so, as demand for "freeze therapy" increases among the leisure sector.
 
Eleiko makes deadlifting more accessible with the Öppen Deadlift Bar

Eleiko makes deadlifting more accessible with the Öppen Deadlift Bar

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Eleiko, a Swedish weightlifting equipment specialist, is reinforcing its position in the strength and fitness market with the launch of the Öppen Deadlift Bar,
 
30 and thriving: Physical Company celebrates landmark anniversary

30 and thriving: Physical Company celebrates landmark anniversary

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Physical Company, a specialist equipment supplier based in the UK, has celebrated its thirtieth anniversary.
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Dyaco UK Ltd

We cater for all markets, aiming to be at the cutting edge of developments in the industry to react accordingly and provide operators and gym users with the equipment they need and want.

Dyaco UK Limited offers a versatile range of world-class commercial, medical and home fitness equipment from brands including Spirit Fitness, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), Johnny G and gym80.
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Fisikal develops new 'easy start' business management solution for studios and personal trainers

Fisikal has launched its first self-activating digital business solution, ideal for personal trainers and studio operators.
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18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States



21-22 Nov 2019

Soccerex USA

JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,



28 Nov 2019

Bali Wellness Summit

Alila Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia



29 Nov 2019

FHT Conference

The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom



01-03 Dec 2019

GSN Self-Care Summit - Green Spa Network

Kripalu Center, New York, United States



07 Dec 2019

TRX Trainer Summit 2019

University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom



08-09 Dec 2019

Spa & Beauty Forum

A. ROMA Lifestyle Hotel, Roma, Italy



10-12 Dec 2019

SportAccord Pan America

tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States



14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,



29-30 Jan 2020

Digital Transformation in Sports Summit

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



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

Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure Exhibition (DEAL)

Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



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