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Sports Massage Tutors and Assessors
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Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Future Fit Training



Quality Development Manager
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000pa + excellent benefits
Location: Exeter, Devon. Hybrid Working, United Kingdom
Company: Water Babies



Leisure Operations Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom
Company: Harlow Leisurezone



General Manager (dual sites)
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000pa
Location: Barnet and Harrow, London, United Kingdom
Company: Adventure Experience


Operations Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Rickmansworth, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Westminster, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Kensal Green, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Recreation Attendant
Salary: From £7.08 - £8.91
Location: Dulwich, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Team Leader
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent benefits
Location: Dulwich, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wellington, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Cleaner
Salary: Competitive pay rates
Location: Nottingham, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Sales Advisor/Club Promoter
Location: Acton, London, UK
Company: énergie group
Swimming Instructors (Level 2)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Harlow, UK
Company: Harlow Leisurezone
General Manager
Location: Welling High Street, Welling, UK
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
Location: Winchester, UK
Company: Energie Fitness
Sales Manager
Location: Acton, London, UK
Company: énergie group
Sales Manager
Location: Blackburn, UK
Company: énergie group
Operations Manager
Location: Wythenshawe, Manchester, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Club Promoter - New Gym Opening
Location: Acton, London, UK
Company: énergie group
Swimming Coach
Salary: £23.50 ph + holiday pay
Location: Wimbledon, London, UK
Company: Wimbledon College
Activities Manager - Rutland Water
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000pa depending on experience
Location: Oakham, UK
Company: Anglian Water
Duty/Operations Manager
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Lutterworth, 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
Management of Bilborough College Sports Centre
Location: Bilborough, Nottingham Company: Bilborough College
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
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
GLL's Mark Sesnan awarded OBE for services to the leisure industry   GLL's Mark Sesnan awarded OBE for services to the leisure industry


By Tom Walker

Mark Sesnan, co-founder and CEO of GLL, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours List 2022. Sesnan founded the social enterprise in 1993 and has been instrumental in growing it into one of the UK’s largest operators of public leisure facilities, was given the award for services to the UK leisure industry. .... more>>
LGA calls for £875m to improve public leisure, health and fitness facilities in the UK   LGA calls for £875m to improve public leisure, health and fitness facilities in the UK


By Tom Walker

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the UK government to invest £875m in the nation's health and fitness and leisure facilities in order to help councils tackle obesity and other lifestyle diseases through physical activity. According to the LGA, strategic investment is needed to help build or .... more>>
Londoners told to avoid exercise today due to very high levels of air pollution   Londoners told to avoid exercise today due to very high levels of air pollution


By Tom Walker

People living in London have been advised to avoid or reduce strenuous exercise today (Friday 14 January) – especially outdoors – due to exceptionally high levels of air pollution caused by an area of high pressure over western Europe. This weather system means emissions and pollutants are not dispersed by the .... more>>

4 Global IPO values the business at £24m  
By Tom Walker

4 Global – a partner in the Moving Communities initiative – has completed an initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market, valuing the business .... more>>
Sport England ramps up implementation of new strategy – will 'disproportionately target' efforts and investment  
By Tom Walker

Sport England says it's introducing "new and innovative" ways to increase participation – by doing a better job of listening to local communities and networks to understand their needs. .... more>>
Pop-up stadium built with shipping containers opens ahead of 2022 World Cup  
By Tom Walker

A fully demountable stadium, designed by Fenwick Iribarren Architects and built from shipping containers, is now open and ready to host games during the FIFA 2022 World Cup. Called .... more>>
Exercise at school supercharges children's recovery from lockdown  
By Tom Walker

Children at UK schools which have adopted Active Recovery Curriculums feel fitter and stronger than their peers – both physically and mentally – and also do better academically. Active .... more>>
International Longevity Centre launches global fitness competition  
By Tom Walker

A global innovation competition has been launched to find ways to encourage and support more older workers to return or remain in the workplace. The "Work for tomorrow: Innovating for an .... more>>
Marge Mayne to step down as CEO of Mytime Active  
By Tom Walker

Marg Mayne will stand down as CEO of Mytime Active next year, after more than seven years in the role. Mayne joined Mytime Active as chief executive in August 2014 and, during her stint, .... more>>
Sport England launches into digital fitness market with Studio You platform  
By Tom Walker

Sport England has spent £1.5m launching its own on-demand fitness platform, with the hope of inspiring teenage girls to get active through digital physical education (PE) lessons. Marketed .... more>>
Tanni to hand over as chair of ukactive in August 2022  
By Liz Terry

Tanni Grey-Thompson has announced she will hand over her role as ukactive chair in August 2022, after more than six years driving the success of the organisation from the heart of .... more>>
Swim England: 2,000 pools in danger of being lost forever  
By Tom Walker

Swim England has warned that 2,000 swimming pools could be lost forever unless the government and local authorities "act immediately" and invest in replacing or refurbishing ageing .... more>>
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 – .... 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>>

Features
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
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
Ivo Gormley

Social good:
Ivo Gormley


GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society
Mental health

Editor’s letter:
Mental health


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Hybrid fitness

Fitness:
Hybrid fitness


ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace
Introducing Gen Z

Trends:
Introducing Gen Z


How will this tech-savvy, social media-driven generation affect your business?
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
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
Vycel: providing gyms with powerful virus protection

Vycel: providing gyms with powerful virus protection

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Anytime Fitness has partnered with Vycel to create a safe and disinfected environment – giving everyone peace of mind when training.
 
Councils target leisure centre investment to drive decarbonisation

Councils target leisure centre investment to drive decarbonisation

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

As global leaders meet for the COP26 climate summit, local authorities across England are partnering with leisure development specialist, Alliance Leisure, to slash leisure portfolio carbon emissions to achieve local and national net zero targets.
 
Life Fitness extends partnership as official supplier to Williams Racing

Life Fitness extends partnership as official supplier to Williams Racing

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, has announced the extension of its partnership with Williams Racing.
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Pulse Fitness

With an award-winning portfolio of over 450 pieces of cutting-edge, premium fitness equipment, Pulse Fitness is unique in its position as the only company to research, design, develop and build technologically advanced equipment in the UK.

With an award-winning portfolio of over 450 pieces of cutting-edge, premium fitness equipment, Pulse Fitness is unique in its position as the only company to research, design, develop and build technologically advanced equipment in the UK.
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Comfort Zone: Davines Group and Rodale Institute launch a new partnership to sustain regenerative agriculture

The Comfort Zone - Davines Group and Rodale Institute have partnered to create the first International Regenerative Organic Research & Education Center in Parma, Italy.
  Comfort Zone: Davines Group and Rodale Institute launch a new partnership to sustain regenerative agriculture
Connected Health & Fitness Summit scheduled for March 2022

Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry, and there isn’t a fitness brand or business that hasn’t been forced to adapt or pivot to digital.
  Connected Health & Fitness Summit scheduled for March 2022

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Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom



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Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna

Fair District, Bologna, Italy



03-04 Apr 2022

Natural & Organic Products Europe

ExCel, London, United Kingdom



07-10 Apr 2022

FIBO Global Fitness

Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany



02-04 May 2022

ISPA Conference and Expo 2022

Las Vegas, United States



02 Jun 2022

Forum HOTel&SPA

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, France



15-16 Jun 2022

Elevate

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01-07 Dec 2022

World Leisure Congress 2022

tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand



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