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Youth Leader / Activity Coordinator
Salary: IRO £2,600 per month (tax-free)
Location: Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom
Company: LeisureForce



Head Trainer / Personal Training Manager
Salary: £3,000 - £4,100 / month (tax free)
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom
Company: KUN Sports



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



Sports Centre Duty Manager
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Westminster, London, UK
Company: Westminster School


Fitness Trainer - Burnley
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: Lancashire, England
Company: The Gym Group
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £16.89
Location: Morden, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £16.89
Location: Cambridge, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Location: Didcot, UK
Company: GLL
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Nailsea, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £16.89
Location: Abingdon, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £16.89
Location: Tadworth, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £13.04
Location: Kendal, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Faringdon, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £13.04
Location: Cockermouth, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £16.89
Location: West Oxfordshire District, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Horley, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £14.34
Location: Newquay, UK
Company: GLL
Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum
Location: Clapham, London, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum
Location: Ruislip, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Ruislip, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £16.89
Location: Woolwich, London, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £16.89
Location: Rugby, UK
Company: GLL

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in this issue

• Aggregators: one in five joins a gym
• Third Space opens sixth club in London
• £72m Alexander Stadium plans approved


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
NGBs see commercial revenue growth, but concerns remain over future funding   NGBs see commercial revenue growth, but concerns remain over future funding


By Tom Walker

National governing bodies of sport (NGBs) have reported a rise in commercial revenue during 2019 – indicating a potential resurgence in corporate sponsorship. According to the UK NGB Benchmarking Survey Report, commercial revenue – mostly from sponsorship – accounted for 14 per cent of total income in .... more>>
New emergency flood relief fund released for sports organisations hit by storm Ciara   New emergency flood relief fund released for sports organisations hit by storm Ciara


By Tom Walker

Sports pitches and facilities destroyed or damaged by Storm Ciara will be able to apply for emergency grants of up to £5,000 through a new fund set up to get facilities back up and running quickly. The funding – from Sport England – is available to sports clubs, local authorities and other community sports .... more>>
Government's immigration plans branded 'disastrous' for hospitality and leisure   Government's immigration plans branded 'disastrous' for hospitality and leisure


By Tom Walker

The government's post-Brexit plans to stop "low-skilled workers" from entering the UK has been described as "disastrous for the hospitality sector". The Home Office has tabled plans to bring in a points-based immigration system, which will result in EU and non-EU citizens coming to the UK treated equally from .... more>>

UK Sport launches review of UK Athletics amid 'major concerns'  
By Tom Walker

UK Sport has commissioned an independent review into UK Athletics (UKA), as part of what it calls a process to ensure the national governing body becomes "fit for the future". The review .... more>>
New Sport Value Bank promises to calculate social impact of sport  
By Tom Walker

A new service aims to offer sports organisations the opportunity to accurately assess, record and value the impact of their community activities. The Sport Value Bank (SportVB) is the .... more>>
Sport England to invest £1m in creating a more diverse workforce for grassroots sport  
By Tom Walker

Sport England has revealed the 16 projects which will share £1m worth of funding from the Workforce Diversity Great Ideas Fund. Those receiving grants range from programmes run by local .... more>>
Youth sports and culture projects receive £7m government investment  
By Tom Walker

Sports, arts and heritage-based youth projects across the UK are set to receive a share of a £7m investment from the central government. The Youth Accelerator Fund has been set up to .... more>>
Leisure trust introduces DNA profiling for fitness members  
By Tom Walker

Leisure trust 1610 will begin offering DNA testing to members at the leisure centres it runs on behalf of local authorities across Somerset, Devon and Dorset. The scheme is being introduced .... more>>
Prince Harry to continue work as patron of Rugby Football League  
By Tom Walker

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, has confirmed that he will continue his work as patron of the Rugby Football League (RFL) – despite plans to step back as a 'senior' member of the Royal .... more>>
UK Athletics names former Premier League general secretary Nic Coward as interim CEO  
By Tom Walker

UK Athletics has appointed Nic Coward as its interim chief executive. Coward is a former general secretary of the English Premier League and CEO of the British Horseracing Authority. He .... more>>
Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre opens – signs partnership deal with GO fit  
By Tom Walker

Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) will officially open on 24 January. The facility, which forms the centrepiece of the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, .... more>>
East Herts Council earmarks £33m to upgrade leisure centres  
By Tom Walker

East Herts Council is investing £33m to improve its leisure property portfolio. The funding will be used to redevelop facilities at Grange Paddocks, Hartham and Ward Freman. The plans .... more>>
Birmingham 2022 Games to be accompanied by a nationwide, £120m festival of creativity  
By Tom Walker

The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games will be accompanied by UK-wide festival celebrating "creativity and innovation". The festival has been backed by £120m funding from government and the .... more>>
Caird Park, Scotland's Regional Performance Centre for Sport, opens  
By Tom Walker

Scotland's new multi-million pound Regional Performance Centre for Sport has opened in Dundee. The £32m multi-sport facility houses a full-size indoor artificial pitch and an outdoor 3G .... more>>
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. .... 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>>

Features
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
The show must go on

Arts & Culture:
The show must go on


When austerity hits hard, UK theatres adapt and get creative
Ivo Gormley

Social good:
Ivo Gormley


GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society
Sir David Attenborough

People profile:
Sir David Attenborough


David Attenborough and Jumbo the elephant at the American Museum of Natural History
Sharing the love

Restaurants:
Sharing the love


Famous restaurants are popping up in unexpected places. We found out more
Sioux-per foods

Interview:
Sioux-per foods


The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman, is on a mission to revive indigenous cuisine
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
High flyers

Tourism:
High flyers


How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz
Matt Dwyer

People profile:
Matt Dwyer


Matt Dwyer is driving change behind the scenes at the ECB with his 'growth mentality'
Spice of life

Social good:
Spice of life


Oomph! founder Ben Allen is bringing variety to residential homes
Product news
EXF Fitness successfully completes its fifth installation project for Third Space at new Islington club

EXF Fitness successfully completes its fifth installation project for Third Space at new Islington club

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Boutique Fitness equipment manufacturer, EXF Fitness, has recently completed its fifth installation project for luxury health group, Third Space.
 
New Rotator Shields rehabilitate rotator cuff muscles

New Rotator Shields rehabilitate rotator cuff muscles

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Personal trainer Alex Klein has partnered with lawyer and entrepreneur Raj Umayavan Yadhunanthanan to create the Rotators Shield, a weighted plate that is designed to rehabilitate the rotator cuff muscles
 
Tribe Sports launches line of sustainable running apparel

Tribe Sports launches line of sustainable running apparel

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Tribe Sports, a UK-based running apparel company, has launched its Core range, a collection of high-performance running attire made from up to 90 per cent recycled materials.
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24 Feb 2020

Global Beauty & Wellness Exchange

Montage Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, United States



02-03 Mar 2020

Quality in Wellness and Spa

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03-05 Mar 2020

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Fair District, Bologna, Italy



19 Mar 2020

iConnection '10 Year Anniversary'

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19-20 Mar 2020

Wellness Tourism Summit

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort, Noosa, Australia



23-25 Mar 2020

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23-25 Mar 2020

MuseumNext Europe

Edinburgh Festival Hub, Edinburgh,



23-25 Mar 2020

Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure Exhibition (DEAL)

Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



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The Perfect Storm in Sports 4.0

Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom



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