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in this issue

• Fitness United set up to support sector
• MPs write to Rishi Sunak, asking for tourism support
• Government 'stepping up plans' for the return of sport


Property & tenders
Unique partnership opportunity to develop an outstanding health & wellness retreat
Location: Greywell, Hampshire Company: Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Opportunity to Operate Allestree Park Golf Course
Location: Company: Derby City Council
Sale of Exceptional Development Site: Portugal's first truly holistic wellness retreat
Location: Company: Cadavais Investimentos Turisticos
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News headlines
COVID-19 stimulus package – VAT cut for hospitality, companies to get apprenticeship funding   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 mini-budget" at the House of Commons today, Sunak said the VAT rate on eating out, accommodation and visitor attractions would .... more>>
BREAKING: Gyms can reopen on Saturday 25 July   BREAKING: Gyms can reopen on Saturday 25 July


By Tom Walker

The UK's fitness industry can finally get back to business on Saturday 25 July, following the government's announcement today (9 July) that gyms and leisure centres can reopen their doors to the public. Culture minister, Oliver Dowden, made the announcement at the government's 5.00pm press conference. Dowden .... more>>
ukactive creates steering group for independent gym operators   ukactive creates steering group for independent gym operators


By Tom Walker

Industry body ukactive has launched an Independent Operators' Steering Group, catering for members who run independently-owned sites or a small number of locations, as part of a bid to become more representative of the sector. The group will be made up of organisations from different areas of the sector and .... 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>>
Half the population 'feeling guilty' for not exercising as lockdown workouts fizzle out  
By Tom Walker

Physical activity levels in England have continued to fall from those recorded at the initial phase of lockdown – partly due to schools, shops and workplaces reopening, giving people less .... more>>
More than half of parents will send children back to swimming lessons post-lockdown  
By Tom Walker

Almost 60 per cent of UK parents plan to resume their children’s swimming lessons – even if spectator restrictions imposed to meet social distancing guidelines mean they can’t watch their .... more>>
Gyms in Northern Ireland get go-ahead to reopen on 10 July  
By Tom Walker

Gyms and health clubs in Northern Ireland have been given the green light to reopen their doors on 10 July. The Northern Ireland Executive has announced a range of measures to lift .... more>>
Groundbreaking research indicates gyms pose no additional risk of catching COVID-19  
By Tom Walker

A large-scale academic study has concluded that there is "no threat of increased COVID-19 spread" at fitness facilities, even when intensive training takes place. A team of researchers at .... more>>
Swimming faces 'a new normal' – guidance published for the reopening of UK pools  
By Tom Walker

Swimming pool users will have to adapt to a ‘new normal’ to ensure the safety of everyone visiting and working at the UK's pool facilities – according to guidance published by Swim England. .... more>>
Alliance Leisure kicks off two major leisure centre projects with 100-station gyms  
By Tom Walker

Construction work on planned leisure projects is beginning to return to normal across the UK. One of those returning to business is Alliance Leisure, which this month (June 2020) has .... more>>
ukactive invites Nicola Sturgeon to visit a gym after 'hotspot for transmission' comment  
By Tom Walker

Industry body ukactive has invited Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon to "visit gyms and leisure facilities", in order to see first-hand the measures the facilities are putting in place .... more>>
Survey will gauge the public's views on the return of swimming lessons  
By Tom Walker

A national survey looks to gauge the UK public views on – and appetite for – reopening the UK's pools for swimming lessons. Leisure-net has launched the Return to Swimming Lessons .... more>>
Going bust: thousands of UK gyms face 'rent timebomb' at the end of June – ukactive calls for government protection  
By Tom Walker

Thousands of UK gyms could go out of business if they're forced to pay full rent payments, which are due at the end of this month. In April, industry body ukactive successfully lobbied the .... more>>
Bounceback – new research shows 88 per cent of gym members will return and group ex will be fastest to recover  
By Liz Terry

A new report has revealed the likely timescales and shape of the UK fitness market's recovery from the COVID-19 lockdown, finding that 88 per cent of users intend to return to the UK's gyms .... more>>
Sports coaches offered free mental health training to help deal with lockdown  
By Tom Walker

UK Coaching is offering free mental health training to sports coaches, to coincide with the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 18 to 24 May. UK Coaching has teamed up .... 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
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
Fuelling fitness

News report:
Fuelling fitness


Fitness brand Reebok has partnered with global architecture practice Gensler to create 'Get Pumped' – a proposal which sees redundant gas stations across the US turned into fitness hubs
Sir David Attenborough

People profile:
Sir David Attenborough


David Attenborough and Jumbo the elephant at the American Museum of Natural History
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
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
Katy Bowman

Interview:
Katy Bowman


In her latest book, the biomechanist and author explains why we need to widen our spectrum of movement and connect with our inner hunter-gatherer
High flyers

Tourism:
High flyers


How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz
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
The show must go on

Arts & Culture:
The show must go on


When austerity hits hard, UK theatres adapt and get creative
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.
 
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.
 
EGYM launches digital functionality to help gyms adjust to a post lockdown world

EGYM launches digital functionality to help gyms adjust to a post lockdown world

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

As Governments turn attention to a lockdown exit strategy, the world is bracing itself for a ‘new norm’ where social distancing and heightened hygiene requirements become a part of daily life.
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Jordan Fitness

Neil Jordan, company founder and chairman, built Jordan Fitness based on a key principle; that customers and clients can receive premium quality at an affordable price.

Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation for high-quality functional fitness equipment, since it was established in 1989.
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EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios

Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
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Incorpore and MoveGB ink groundbreaking partnership to transform corporate wellness offering

Incorpore and MoveGB have entered into a landmark partnership, combining the UK’s largest provider of corporate gym memberships with the nation’s biggest network of classes.
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