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in this issue

• Gyms on the high street – it's a go!
• JD Gyms buys Xercise4Less out of administration
• Family operator, GetSetGo! reveals launch plans


Property & tenders
Exciting leisure farm opportunity
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News headlines
Property Bounceback Grant 'would save 375,000 jobs' across physical activity, hospitality and retail sectors   Property Bounceback Grant 'would save 375,000 jobs' across physical activity, hospitality and retail sectors


By Tom Walker

A government investment of £1.75bn – to pay 50 per cent of rents across the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors for six months – would save 375,000 jobs and offer a return on investment of nearly £7bn. That is the claim made by five industry bodies – ukactive, UKHospitality, the British Property Federation .... more>>
ukactive: clarification needed on leisure reopening in Scotland   ukactive: clarification needed on leisure reopening in Scotland


By Tom Walker

ukactive has questioned the Scottish government's handling of the lockdown, following reports of a delayed reopening of leisure facilities in the country. There is currently no agreed date for gyms and swimming pools to reopen in Scotland, despite England and Northern Ireland having allowed leisure facilities to .... more>>
Gyms and pubs should shut to allow schools to reopen, says SAGE advisor   Gyms and pubs should shut to allow schools to reopen, says SAGE advisor


By Tom Walker

A member of SAGE, the government’s independent group of scientific advisers, has said gyms, pubs and other leisure venues may have to close in England in order for schools to reopen, if we are to eliminate COVID-19. There is no indication that this is government policy. Speaking to The Independent, .... more>>

Birmingham 2022 'de-risks' Commonwealth Games – scraps plans for £520m athletes' village  
By Tom Walker

The organising committee of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have shelved plans to create an athletes' village in the Perry Barr area of the city. The £520m development would have .... more>>
Wales is back in business - gyms, pools and leisure centres reopen their doors  
By Tom Walker

Health clubs, gyms, indoor pools and leisure centres have reopened in Wales – nearly five months after being forced to close as part of the nationwide lockdown. The latest easing of .... more>>
Last chance to take part in Leisure-net's confidence survey  
By Tom Walker

Today (10 August) is the last day for companies to enter the follow-up survey to Leisure-net's Supplier and Operators Confidence Survey, which was first conducted in the weeks .... more>>
A third of leisure trusts 'unviable' in the next six months without a bail-out, says CLUK  
By Tom Walker

A significant proportion of leisure facilities in England have not reopened since lockdown measures were eased, according to data from industry body, Community Leisure UK (CLUK). The .... more>>
PROVE IT. ukactive challenges government to provide the evidence it uses to justify gym closures during local lockdowns  
By Tom Walker

Industry body, ukactive, has questioned the decision to close gyms and health clubs as part of some localised lockdowns. Indoor gyms, fitness studios, sports courts and swimming pools in .... more>>
New law would promote exercise and 'transform' public health in the US  
By Tom Walker

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

This year's National Fitness Day (NFD) will be the "biggest unified celebration of fitness in UK history", according to plans revealed today (30 July). The theme for NFD 2020, which .... more>>
Gyms, pools and leisure centres reopen – collective responsibility 'crucial' for safe operations  
By Tom Walker

Health clubs, swimming pools, leisure centres and other indoor sports facilities have reopened to the public for the first time since March. In order to reopen legally, gyms and leisure .... more>>
Tax breaks and 'Workout from Work' scheme would power rebound of gym sector  
By Tom Walker

The UK's industry's leading trade associations have united to call for a major review of taxation and regulation to help operators rebound from the lockdown. Following the Chancellor’s .... more>>
Fitness professionals work with NHS on COVID-19 rehab programme for patients who have been on ventilators  
By Tom Walker

Exercise is being used to bring patients who've been seriously ill with COVID-19 back to health. The initiative was established by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and is available .... more>>
COVID-19 stimulus package – VAT cut for hospitality, companies to get apprenticeship funding  
By Tom Walker

The hospitality and attractions sectors will benefit from a temporary cut to VAT as part of stimulus measures announced by chancellor Rishi Sunak. Revealing the details of his "COVID-19 .... more>>
Glasgow Life announces opening dates for its gyms  
By Tom Walker

Glasgow Life, which runs leisure and culture facilities on behalf of Glasgow City Council, has said that it will begin opening its gyms and fitness facilities from 17 August. The .... more>>
Government agrees £320m PE and school sport funding after high-profile campaign by activists  
By Tom Walker

The government has confirmed that the £320m Physical Education and Sport Premium will be made available for the next school year (2020-21), starting this September. The Premium provides a .... 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
Stefano Boeri

People profile:
Stefano Boeri


Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
Matt Dwyer

People profile:
Matt Dwyer


Matt Dwyer is driving change behind the scenes at the ECB with his 'growth mentality'
Louis D’Amore

Interview:
Louis D’Amore


Louis D’Amore on the work of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism
The show must go on

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The show must go on


When austerity hits hard, UK theatres adapt and get creative
Sir David Attenborough

People profile:
Sir David Attenborough


David Attenborough and Jumbo the elephant at the American Museum of Natural History
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
Alliance Leisure

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The future of leisure in times of austerity
High flyers

Tourism:
High flyers


How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz
Ivo Gormley

Social good:
Ivo Gormley


GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society
Product news
myFitApp launches branded live-streaming as part of its COVID-19 support package

myFitApp launches branded live-streaming as part of its COVID-19 support package

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, has announced the immediate availability of its customer- branded live-streaming solution.
 
EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios

EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
 
Bicester hotel opens purpose-built performance facilities to attract new target audience

Bicester hotel opens purpose-built performance facilities to attract new target audience

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

The Bicester Hotel and Spa has launched purpose-built fitness and performance facilities to create a standalone, unique offering to attract a new demographic to the site.
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