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Whitbread plc
We are the the UK's largest hotel and restaurant group, managing market-leading brands in the budget hotel and restaurant sectors.

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Whitbread Court, Houghton Hall Business Park, Porz Avenue, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU5 5XE

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+44 (0)1582 424200
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www.whitbread.co.uk
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DW Sports calls in the administrators – Fitness First unaffected
DW Sports calls in the administrators – Fitness First unaffected   03 Aug 2020

DW Sports is going into administration saying it's working to save its 73-strong gym portfolio. HCM understands administrators will be .... more>>
New law would promote exercise and 'transform' public health in the US
New law would promote exercise and 'transform' public health in the US   02 Aug 2020

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) is urging US Congress to pass a new law which would encourage healthier lifestyles through physical activity. .... more>>
National Fitness Day 2020 to help UK bounce back from COVID-19 with ‘Fitness Unites Us’ theme
National Fitness Day 2020 to help UK bounce back from COVID-19 with ‘Fitness Unites Us’ theme   30 Jul 2020

This year's National Fitness Day (NFD) will be the "biggest unified celebration of fitness in UK history", according to plans revealed today (30 .... more>>
ukactive: clarification needed on leisure reopening in Scotland
ukactive: clarification needed on leisure reopening in Scotland   29 Jul 2020

ukactive has questioned the Scottish government's handling of the lockdown, following reports of a delayed reopening of leisure facilities in the .... more>>
Sydney's urban beach complex, by Andrew Burges and Grimshaw, to be completed late 2020
Sydney's urban beach complex, by Andrew Burges and Grimshaw, to be completed late 2020   28 Jul 2020

Construction work on Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre in Sydney, Australia, is expected to be completed in late 2020. The City of Sydney, .... more>>
Sports projects 'profoundly affected' by COVID-19 – with vulnerable people hit the hardest
Sports projects 'profoundly affected' by COVID-19 – with vulnerable people hit the hardest   28 Jul 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is having “a profound effect” on community sports projects and organisations in the UK, according to a report published by The .... more>>
Human Rights Watch criticises Olympic Games host Japan over abuse of child athletes
Human Rights Watch criticises Olympic Games host Japan over abuse of child athletes   28 Jul 2020

Child athletes in Japan routinely face physical, sexual and verbal abuse from their coaches – which has led several to take their own lives. The .... more>>
Government reveals new obesity strategy – but where's the bit about gyms?
Government reveals new obesity strategy – but where's the bit about gyms?   27 Jul 2020

Bans on meal deals, stricter rules on food advertising and printing calorie contents on menus are among the measures introduced in the government's .... more>>
Gyms, pools and leisure centres reopen – collective responsibility 'crucial' for safe operations
Gyms, pools and leisure centres reopen – collective responsibility 'crucial' for safe operations   27 Jul 2020

Health clubs, swimming pools, leisure centres and other indoor sports facilities have reopened to the public for the first time since March. In .... more>>
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2018 issue 1

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