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Contract Manager
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Location: Milton Keynes, UK
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Leisure Centre Manager x 2
Salary: £38,890 - £42,821
Location: Abergavenny or Caldicot, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
Company: Monmouthshire County Council


Active Communities Manager
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Location: West Midlands
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator
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Location: Solihull, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Manager
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Location: Solihull, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant
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Location: Lutterworth, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Membership Consultant
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Bromsgrove, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)
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Location: Alton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Spa Therapist
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Location: Alton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Team Leader
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent benefits
Location: Alton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Reception Manager
Salary: From £23,754 per annum
Location: Lincoln, UK
Company: University of Lincoln
Membership Consultant
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Location: Lutterworth, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Manager
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Location: Pimlico, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)
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Location: Gainsborough, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)
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Location: Sutton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Group Exercise Instructor
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Location: Gainsborough, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Self Employed Personal Trainer
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Location: Gainsborough, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Swim Teacher
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Location: Carshalton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)
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Location: Acton, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)
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Location: Northolt, UK
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• Virgin gets right to wipe out rent arrears
• Fitness industry mourns passing of Jan Spaticchia
• STA offers mindfulness resources


Property & tenders
Commercial Opportunity for the development of new attractions at Campus West
Location: Welwyn Garden City Company: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Tender opportunity for Sports Academy at Lilleshall National Sports & Conferencing Centre
Location: Newport, Shropshire Company: Lilleshall Sports Academy
Expressions of Interest Invited for the Caban at Pendine Sands
Location: Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
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News headlines
ComRes poll: half of Brits 'not as fit as they'd like to be' during pandemic   ComRes poll: half of Brits 'not as fit as they'd like to be' during pandemic


By Tom Walker

Half of UK adults aren't happy with their physical fitness levels, according to a study by Savanta ComRes. A poll of more than 2,000 adults – commissioned by industry body, ukactive – gauged people's exercise habits and their attitudes towards fitness during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. When asked if they .... more>>
£338m investment to transform active travel   £338m investment to transform active travel


By Tom Walker

The UK government is to invest £338m in transforming active travel through infrastructure upgrades, changes to The Highway Code and new requirements to ensure that active travel schemes' effects are properly assessed. The funding is part of the government's commitment to further support cycling and walking, after .... more>>
Doctors in Belgium prescribe museum visits for patients struggling with pandemic stress   Doctors in Belgium prescribe museum visits for patients struggling with pandemic stress


By Tom Walker

Patients treated for stress in the Belgian capital Brussels will be offered free visits to museums, as part of a three-month trial designed to rebuild mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Doctors at the Brugmann hospital will be able to prescribe visits to five public museums across the city. The .... more>>

Stunned silence greets Nadine Dorries' appointment as 10th culture secretary in 10 years  
By Tom Walker

Nadine Dorries has replaced Oliver Dowden as the Secretary of State for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport in the UK – becoming the 10th person to hold the role in the past 10 years. Her .... more>>
CIMSPA partners with Google and Joe Wicks on digital marketing hub  
By Tom Walker

Physical activity professionals in England will soon be able to access free, one-to-one learning with Google to get their digital marketing strategies in line with current trends. The .... more>>
Link between gym visits and COVID-19 continues to weaken  
By Tom Walker

New data from the ukactive Research Institute shows that for every 100,000 visits to UK health clubs and leisure centres between April and August 2021, only one person went on to test .... more>>
Everyone Can initiative will study fitness provision for people with disabilities  
By Tom Walker

A consultation has been launched to review the current provision of fitness and leisure facilities available for disabled people. Driven by industry body, ukactive, the consultation will .... more>>
ukactive celebrates amazing industry contributions with combined 2020/21 Awards  
By Tom Walker

OnePT Rochdale has been named as club of the year at this year's ukactive Awards, the second year the operator has claimed victory. The centre was one of 20 winners revealed during a .... more>>
Parkwood’s swimming lessons bounce back to beat pre-COVID numbers  
By Tom Walker

The number of children enrolled on Parkwood Leisure's Learn to Swim Programme, has reached a record high since pools were allowed to reopen to the public on 12 April. The total number of .... more>>
Digital Futures strategy designed to ‘transform fitness sector's future’  
By Tom Walker

A new initiative being launched today (9 August) aims to improve the application of digital processes within the UK's fitness and physical activity sector. The Digital Futures .... more>>
Mark Tweedie announces Brimhams Active – will drive transformation in community wellbeing  
By Tom Walker

Harrogate Borough Council has launched a community health and wellbeing company to manage its portfolio of leisure centres, swimming pools and gyms. Called Brimhams Active, the Local .... more>>
UK aims to be most active nation on earth by 2030  
By Tom Walker

Paralympic champion and ukactive chair Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has issued a rallying cry for the UK to become the most active nation in the world by 2030. Grey-Thompson made her .... more>>
Active-net goes pan-European with hybrid events  
By Tom Walker

Leisure-net has revealed plans to transform its active-net business event from an annual face-to-face gathering into a monthly hybrid event. With a different theme each month, the event .... more>>
Coalition of sports-focused NGOs call on global health protocols for venue operations  
By Tom Walker

A number of leading sports NGOs have joined with the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) to launch a campaign calling for independently-assessed health and safety practices at .... more>>
30 minutes of daily exercise 'not enough' for those who spend days sitting down  
By Tom Walker

A new study claims that being physically active for 30 minutes a day, five days a week, is not enough for those who spend the rest of their time sedentary. Research by Columbia University .... more>>
ukactive to 'reposition' public sector leisure in the UK  
By Tom Walker

ukactive has set out its vision to develop a national strategy for the UK's public leisure sector and to define the sector's role in delivering physical activity to the nation. The vision .... more>>

Features
Transforming Istria

Tourism:
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
Alliance Leisure

Promotional feature:
Alliance Leisure


The future of leisure in times of austerity
Sheila McCann

People profile:
Sheila McCann


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

Profile:
Aaron Simpson


Quintessentially is an exclusive concierge service for some of the world’s richest people. Co-founder Aaron Simpson reveals what wealthy people want
Product news
UK trust members smash ‘Road to Tokyo’ challenge

UK trust members smash ‘Road to Tokyo’ challenge

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Members from UK leisure and cultural trusts have stepped up and logged an impressive 21.5million steps in a ‘Road to Tokyo’ challenge, as part of a free initiative from leisure & cultural marketing experts, Bigwave Marketing.
 
Parkwood Leisure launches Promising Athletes Programme to support next generation of sports stars

Parkwood Leisure launches Promising Athletes Programme to support next generation of sports stars

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Parkwood Leisure – one of the UK’s leading leisure operators – is offering free access to its Leisure Centres to support talented athletes with the provision of training facilities.
 
Ineos Hygienics on hand as fans return to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix

Ineos Hygienics on hand as fans return to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Ineos Hygienics will be on hand at the Formula 1 Pirelli British Grand Prix this weekend as fans return to the iconic Silverstone Circuit for the first time since 2019.
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FunXtion International BV

With our digital member solutions, branded app and branded virtual classes your clients can now enjoy fitness content of the highest quality anywhere and at any time.

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Featured Suppliers
Iyashi Dôme sets industry standard for touchless infrared sauna technology

Iyashi Dôme has been an industry pioneer for 20 years and is responsible for creating the authentic Japanese long infrared sauna.
  Iyashi Dôme sets industry standard for touchless infrared sauna technology
Active IQ Skills Hub helps fitness professionals boost skills in post-Covid market

Suffice to say that the pandemic has completely changed the way fitness professionals work and the way consumers work out – and therein lies opportunity.
  Active IQ Skills Hub helps fitness professionals boost skills in post-Covid market

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