21 Jan 2018 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
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Operations Manager (Active Leeds)
Salary: £49,138 - £54,052
Company: Leeds City Council

Pool Lifeguard
Salary: £8.70 p.h. + great benefits
Location: Woburn Forest, Millbrook, Bedford, MK45 2HZ
Company: Center Parcs

Commercial Director
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Location: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Company: University College School

Nationwide Apprenticeships Now Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Everyone Active

Location: Winchester
Company: energie group
Swimming Instructor Level 1
Location: Leighton Buzzard
Company: energie group
General Manager
Salary: up to £37,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Sutton, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Female PT, Pilates and Yoga Coach
Salary: IRO £2,250 per month (tax free)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: SportsJobs4Women
Female Group Exercise and PT Coach
Salary: IRO £2,250 per month (tax free) + end of year bonus
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: SportsJobs4Women
Multi-Sports Coach
Salary: IRO £2,500 per month (tax free)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: LeisureForce
Leisure Assistant
Salary: £ 19,305 - £ 22,876
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
Company: De Montfort University
Health and Fitness Manager
Salary: £28,011 - £30,867
Location: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Company: Chelmsford City Council
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £13.54 per hour
Location: Southam, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Pools Manager
Salary: £28,011 - £30,867
Location: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Company: Chelmsford City Council
Health and Fitness Supervisor
Salary: £18,146 - £20,359 per annum
Location: Essex, United Kingdom
Company: University of Essex
Fitness Manager
Salary: Circa £18,000 per annum
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Location: Exeter, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: £17,000 - £17,400 per annum
Location: Kidlington, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Club Manager
Salary: £40,000 OTE
Location: Winchester, United Kingdom
Company: energie group
Salary: £4.05 - £7.50 per hour
Location: Exeter, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Personal Trainer NO RENT
Location: Wallington, United Kingdom
Company: energie group
Fitness instructor/Crew member
Location: Wallington, United Kingdom
Company: energie group

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• Mandarin Oriental plans Mayfair hotel

Property & tenders
Tender for the provision and operation of an Observation Wheel on the Council’s Recreation Ground in Stratford upon Avon
Location: Company: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
East Cambridgeshire District Council is seeking expressions of interest for Mepal Outdoor Centre.
Location: Company: East Cambridgeshire District Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Major UK Visitor Attraction for sale
Location: Company: GVA
Opportunity To Develop and Operate Outdoor Leisure Facilities at Castle Park
Location: Company: Colchester Borough Council
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
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News headlines
Broadcasting code of conduct delivers £125m boost for grassroots sport   Broadcasting code of conduct delivers £125m boost for grassroots sport

By Tom Walker

Grassroots sport in the UK has received a cash injection of £125m, as a result of the voluntary code of conduct on the broadcasting of major sporting events. The Code of Conduct for Rights Owners, an initiative first initiated by the Sports and Recreation Alliance, stipulates that each signatory commits to .... more>>
Sport England launches ‘intense’ £100m pilot to get poorer communities active   Sport England launches ‘intense’ £100m pilot to get poorer communities active

By Rob Gibson

Twelve areas across England will take part in a groundbreaking pilot to reach physically inactive communities. The public body Sport England will allocate £100m in National Lottery funding over four years in an effort to transform the way sport and activity is offered – rallying local organisations and using what .... more>>
Steve Mann joins Places for People in new community role   Steve Mann joins Places for People in new community role

By Rob Gibson

Dr Steve Mann has been appointed to the newly created position of head of healthy communities at social enterprise Places for People Leisure. The research director has spent the past seven years working at the ukactive Research Institute, leading pioneering studies on how physical activity could be an effective .... more>>

UK appoints minister to tackle loneliness  
By Jane Kitchen

Theresa May has appointed minister for sport and civil society Tracey Crouch to a newly created position as minister for loneliness. The move comes as the prime minister backed a series .... more>>
National sports centres give managers mental health training  
By Deven Pamben

Elite sports centres Lilleshall, Bisham Abbey and the National Water Sports Centre have announced plans to rollout mental health training to all managers. The training aims to create a .... more>>
Boardroom changes help sports bodies reach new governance standard  
By Rob Gibson

More women and independent voices in the boardroom have seen 55 of the UK’s national sports bodies pass the first test posed by the sector’s new governance code. With more than 1,000 pieces .... more>>
Birmingham set to win bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games  
By Rob Gibson

Birmingham is set to be officially announced as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games tomorrow (21 December). Multiple reports state a deal between the Commonwealth Games Federation .... more>>
Edinburgh's leisure facilities facing funding cuts and new bills  
By Deven Pamben

Pools, gyms, golf clubs and sports facilities across Edinburgh face an uncertain future following proposals for council budget cuts from 2018. Despite the City of Edinburgh Council and .... more>>
Therapists and sports coaches use Boccia to reach people with learning disabilities  
By Deven Pamben

Sports coaches and occupational therapists have teamed up for a new programme designed to engage people with learning disabilities. Social enterprise Sport for Confidence has developed a .... more>>
Sports projects receive £4.4m funding boost to attract new volunteers  
By Rob Gibson

Sport England has announced plans to invest £4.4m (US$5.87m, €4.92m) to recruit a new generation of volunteers who will benefit communities across the country. Thirty-two projects will .... more>>
Heritage coalition formed to restore historic baths for today’s swimmers  
By Rob Gibson

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help train swimming teachers and volunteer lifeguards at Britain’s oldest operational swimming baths. The Moseley Road Baths are one of .... more>>
Community leisure facilities worth £3.3bn to society – new report  
By Rob Gibson

A landmark study of the wider social value of public leisure facilities in Britain has shown they contribute more than £3.3bn (US$4.3bn, €3.7bn) a year to health, wellbeing, education and .... more>>
Consultation sets out plans for Scotland to become a ‘Daily Mile' nation  
By Deven Pamben

Scotland plans to roll-out 'The Daily Mile' scheme to all educational facilities and workplaces in a bid to tackle obesity in the country. Currently, the scheme involves primary-aged .... more>>
Sport England injects £10m into projects to get older adults active  
By Rob Gibson

Sport England is investing £10m of National Lottery money into 20 projects across the country to reduce inactivity among over 55s. The funded organisations will use activity to help tackle .... more>>
Social cohesion, health and education top agenda for ukactive National Summit  
By Rob Gibson

Lawrence Dallaglio will lead a speaker line-up from the worlds of sport, health and government to address society’s burning issues at this year’s ukactive National Summit. Taking place at .... more>>
Birmingham named candidate city for UK’s 2022 Commonwealth Games bid  
By Tom Walker

Birmingham has beaten Liverpool in a two-horse race to be named the preferred candidate city for the UK’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The decision to put Birmingham forward – .... more>>

Ireland’s wild side

Ireland’s wild side

The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland
Dr William Bird

People profile:
Dr William Bird

The outdoor exercise pioneer on the FLAME Award-winning Beat the Street
High ideals

High ideals

In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort
Rule breakers

Rule breakers

Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations
Cruise control

Talking Point:
Cruise control

The cruise industry is expanding, but concerns are growing about pollution
Play to the crowd

Play to the crowd

When public sector budgets are tight, crowdfunding is an attractive option
Taking the waters

Thermal Spa:
Taking the waters

Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Winds of change

Social good:
Winds of change

Learn about the Change Foundation and the opportunities it creates
Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure

Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
Product news
Aston Villa first club to introduce fan payment cards

Aston Villa first club to introduce fan payment cards


Aston Villa Football Club has become the first in the world to integrate pre-paid contactless and chip and pin payment technology into its season and member cards.
H&M blends fashion and sustainability with new activewear range

H&M blends fashion and sustainability with new activewear range


Global retailer H&M has released a range of sustainable activewear for women.
MyLocalPitch partners with London Football Association

MyLocalPitch partners with London Football Association


MyLocalPitch has signed a deal with the London Football Association (FA) that will see the online booking portal become the official booking partner for the organisation.
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Wattbike is the creator of the world’s foremost indoor bike developed in association with world class athletes. Chosen by everyone from Olympic Champions and leading health clubs to independent studios and personal trainers, the Wattbikes versatility has made it the go-to bike for all indoor cycling needs.
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The more effective kind of impact sound insulation

The function of the flooring in regard to protecting the building fabric is very important in fitness centres.
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23-25 Jan 2018

BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME)

Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom

27-29 Jan 2018

International Salon and Spa Expo

Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, United States

30 Jan - 01 Feb 2018

Spatex 2018

Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom

05 Feb 2018

SAPCA Annual Conference and Dinner 2018

Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, United Kingdom

05 Feb 2018

(Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) TIDE conference

Hotel Okura, Amsterdam, Netherlands

06-08 Feb 2018

Surface Design Show

Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom

11-14 Feb 2018

Active Living Research Conference 2018

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Canada

14-15 Feb 2018

World Health & Wellness Congress & Awards

Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India

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