17 Jul 2018 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
 
 
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Head of Quest
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Location: Hertfordshire based, with work across the UK, United Kingdom
Company: Right Directions



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



Senior Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Various Locations Nationwide, London Head Office, United Kingdom
Company: eGym



Assistant Park Operations Manager
Salary: Excellent salary and benefit package on offer
Location: Romsey, UK
Company: Paultons Park


Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Poplar, London, UK
Company: GLL
Recreational Assistant
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Poplar, London, UK
Company: GLL
Centre Manager
Salary: £33,136 - £35,229
Location: Huddersfield, UK
Company: Kirklees Council
Swimming Instructors
Salary: £18 - £23 per hour
Location: North London, United Kingdon
Company: Swimming Nature
Swimming Instructors
Salary: £18 - £23 per hour
Location: North London, United Kingdon
Company: Swimming Nature
Swimming Instructors
Salary: £18 - £23 per hour
Location: North London, United Kingdon
Company: Swimming Nature
Swimming Instructors
Salary: £18 - £20 per hour
Location: Bexleyheath, Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Company: Swimming Nature
Swimming Instructors
Salary: £18 - £23 per hour
Location: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Company: Swimming Nature
Wellbeing - Health Lead/Manager
Salary: Up to £39,015 per annum
Location: Wigan, UK
Company: Inspiring healthy lifestyles
Full Time Leisure Assistant
Salary: £16,000 per annum
Location: Banbury, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: £24,812 pro rata
Location: London
Company: University of London
Trainee Duty Manager
Salary: £17,500 per annum
Location: Stovell Road, Windsor, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Physical Activity Officer
Salary: £20,653 per annum
Location: Huntingdonshire, UK
Company: Huntingdonshire District Council
Apprentice Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £17,133 per annum
Location: Carterton, Oxfordshire, UK
Company: GLL
Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £16,792 per annum
Location: Sleaford, Lincolnshire, UK
Company: GLL
Cleaning Assistant
Salary: Up to £16,143 per annum
Location: Taunton, Somerset, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Redhill, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) FTC
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: New Addington, New Addington, Croydon, UK
Company: GLL

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in this issue

• 'Action needed' on £21bn leisure plan
• PureGym acquires London's Soho Gyms
• Travelodege launches 'budget chic' brand


Property & tenders
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings Company: GVA
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
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News headlines
New community fund to make Scotland   New community fund to make Scotland "more inclusive and healthier"


By Tom Walker

Community-based sport and physical activity projects in Scotland are in line for a cash investment thanks to a new programme aimed at changing lives and creating a more inclusive and healthier nation. Sports projects and programmes can now apply for grants from The Changing Lives Through Sport and Physical .... more>>
£50m investment into UK attractions set to boost tourism sector   £50m investment into UK attractions set to boost tourism sector


By Tom Anstey

Britain’s visitor attractions are set to get a major boost, with investment into the sector topping £50m (US$70.2m, €57m) this year. In addition to significant investment across Britain’s attractions sector, the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA) also pointed at a rise in .... more>>
Tourism bodies welcome Brexit paper   Tourism bodies welcome Brexit paper "with caution"


By Tom Walker

The UK travel industry has offered a "cautious welcome" to the government’s Brexit white paper, after the document acknowledged some of the sector's key concerns – such as worries over barriers being created for people visiting the UK from EU. Following the publishing of the Brexit plans, UKinbound’s chair .... more>>

TSB and Sported launch community sports programme  
By Tom Walker

Sports charity Sported has teamed up with TSB Bank to launch a community sports programme looking to nurture the "next generation of community leaders". The TSB Young Leaders programme .... more>>
Swim England to put talented youngsters in fast lane with performance centres  
By Luke Cloherty

Swim England, the national governing body for swimming in England, has announced plans to open five performance centres nationwide to nurture young talent. The body is working in .... more>>
Physical activity  
By Tom Walker

Getting university students physically active can have a dramatic effect on improving their mental wellbeing, social inclusion, and perceived academic attainment and employability. .... more>>
Plans being explored for £20m leisure centre in Bingham  
By Tom Walker

Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC) has revealed it is exploring plans to build a new leisure centre in Bingham, Nottinghamshire. In a cabinet meeting this week, the council gave the go-ahead .... more>>
SRA launches campaign to ensure every child has right to be active  
By Tom Walker

The Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA) has launched a campaign to make physical activity a "fundamental right" for all children. The #RightToBeActive campaign asks those across society, .... more>>
Portsmouth's  
By Tom Walker

Portsmouth City Council has approved plans for an inclusive and sustainable sports facility at University of Portsmouth. Designed by FaulknerBrowns Architects, the complex will include a .... more>>
Tanni Grey-Thompson turns up heat on government over £1bn  
By Tom Walker

The government "needs to show more leadership" and work with the physical activity sector if it wants to save the National Health Service (NHS). That was the message from former Paralympic .... more>>
£28m Moberly Sports Centre opens in North London  
By Tom Walker

The Moberly Sports Centre in London – which includes the first newly-built public swimming pool in Westminster in almost 40 years – has opened its doors. Built by Willmott Dixon and managed .... more>>
Sport England invests £1.3m into fitness for long-term patients  
By Luke Cloherty

Millions of people with long-term health conditions will be targeted via a £1.3m investment project launched by Sport England to encourage them to become more physically active. Working in .... more>>
Manchester makes a Beeline for bikes – aims to create UK’s largest cycling network  
By Tom Walker

Officials in Manchester have revealed plans to create a city-wide cycling and walking network made up of more than 1,000 miles of routes – including 75 miles of Dutch-style segregated bike .... more>>
Millions of people with long-term health conditions to get physically active  
By Tom Walker

Sport England has partnered with a group of health charities from The Richmond Group to create a series of projects that could improve the health of millions of people with long-term health .... more>>
Opening date set for University of Warwick's new Wellness Hub  
By Tom Walker

University of Warwick will open a multi-million sport and wellness hub in early 2019. The new Sport and Wellness Hub is part of a £49m investment into the site, which will house a wide .... more>>
Government fails to highlight exercise in new childhood obesity strategy  
By Tom Walker

The latest chapter of the government’s Childhood Obesity Plan – published this week – has received a mixed reaction from the physical activity sector. While the document includes .... more>>

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Future of leisure

New opening:
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Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
Play to the crowd

Sports:
Play to the crowd


When public sector budgets are tight, crowdfunding is an attractive option
Wasted opportunity

Hospitality:
Wasted opportunity


Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
Lak Mitchell

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Lak Mitchell on driving the Boomtown Festival for eight successful years
Joe Taylor

People profile:
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The founder of Wave Project uses surfing to get through to troubled kids
Making a big play

Adult play:
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LM reports on the emerging trend of adults playing like kids
Craig Lister

Interview:
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Green Gym’s managing director is harnessing the power of gardening
Angels’ advocate

Gymtopia:
Angels’ advocate


Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls
High ideals

Regeneration:
High ideals


In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort
Beyond demographics

Visitor profiles:
Beyond demographics


Gerri Morris, of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, on defining cultural consumers
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Batfast launches cricket simulator to make training more accessible

Batfast launches cricket simulator to make training more accessible

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Batfast, a UK-based sports simulation company, has created an innovative cricket simulator that is designed to increase entry-level participation in the sport.
 
FilmMyMatch offers streaming services to boost grassroots revenue

FilmMyMatch offers streaming services to boost grassroots revenue

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Specialist sports filming company FilmMyMatch is helping to raise awareness and boost revenue for grassroot sports.
 
Technogym whips Brazilian and Russian teams into shape for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Technogym whips Brazilian and Russian teams into shape for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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Technogym has been named as the official supplier of training equipment for both the Brazilian and Russian National Teams at this year's World Cup,
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