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National Manager - Programmes and Events
Salary: Up to £30,000 pa
Location: Slimbridge, United Kingdom
Company: The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust


Sports Centre Technician
Salary: £17K - £18K (depending on experience)
Location: Elstree, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Aldenham School
Trainee Duty Manager
Location: Maidenhead
Company: Legacy Leisure
GLL Trainee Manager Scheme 2018
Salary: UP TO £20,286 PA
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Sports Centre Manager
Salary: £32,000
Location: Amersham, United Kingdom
Company: London Youth
Apprentice Recreation (Lifeguard) - Shoreditch
Salary: Up to £18,782 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) - Witney
Salary: Up to £17,690 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Location: Witney, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard) - Amersham
Salary: Up to £7.50 an hour
Location: Amersham, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard) -Swindon
Salary: Up to £7.50 per hour
Location: Swindon
Company: GLL
Casual Lifeguard x3
Salary: Competitive
Location: Solihull, United Kingdom
Company: Lex Leisure
Creche Assistant (15 hours)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Solihull, United Kingdom
Company: Lex Leisure
Assistant General Manager
Salary: up to £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Location: Burnley, Lancashire
Company: The Gym Group
Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) -Thame
Salary: Up to £17,690 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Location: Thame, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) -Thame
Salary: Up to £17,133 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Thame, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreational Assistant (Lifeguard)-Amersham
Salary: Up to £17,133 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Amersham, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Part Time Recreational (Lifeguard)-Amersham
Salary: Up to £17,133 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Amersham, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) -Witney
Salary: Up to £17,133 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Location: Witney, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguards
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Petersfield, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Aqua Aerobics Instructors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Elephant and Castle, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• UK Sport's decade of 'mega-events'
• Inactivity costs NHS Wales £35m a year
• Warwick Castle set for 80-bed hotel


Property & tenders
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough 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
Sport England injects £10m into projects to get older adults active   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 problems including poor mental health, dementia, loneliness caused by bereavement, and addiction. Mike Diaper, executive .... more>>
AECOM to oversee multi-million-pound Center Parcs-style activity resort in Wales   AECOM to oversee multi-million-pound Center Parcs-style activity resort in Wales


By Alice Davis

A major adventure resort offering a wide variety of physical, thrilling and wellness activities, a 100-bedroom hotel and 400 luxury lodges on a 480-acre (194-hectare) Welsh site will be project managed by AECOM. Afan Valley Adventure Resort will offer a mix of healthy and exhilarating pastimes, including water .... more>>
Sports tech start-ups revealed for new London hub   Sports tech start-ups revealed for new London hub


By Rob Gibson

From secret music events for fitness to sports heatmaps and AI coaches, 16 innovative start-ups have been selected to launch London’s new Sport Tech Hub. London Sport revealed the names of the organisations it hopes will deliver the future of technology-supported physical activity and sport across the UK, during .... 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>>
Championship rugby clubs launch grassroots initiative  
By Tom Walker

Professional clubs playing in the second tier of English rugby have signed up to a grassroots rugby development programme which will see a selection of players from each club go out and help .... more>>
£7.5m Erdington Leisure Centre opens to the public  
By Tom Walker

Erdington Leisure Centre in Birmingham will open to the public today (4 September) as part of Birmingham City Council’s (BCC) £40m investment programme in the city’s ageing leisure centre .... more>>
English GPs 'unaware' of physical activity recommendations  
By Tom Walker

A vast majority of doctors in England are “unfamiliar” with the recommended levels of physical activity – resulting in up to 72 per cent of GPs never discussing the benefits of prescribed .... more>>
£32.8m Maidenhead leisure centre to feature 'indoor garden' and 200-station health club  
By Tom Walker

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) council has revealed detailed plans for the new £32.8m Braywick Leisure Centre in Maidenhead, scheduled to open in 2019. Designed by .... more>>
Funding reinstated as Table Tennis England pushes through governance reforms

 
By Matthew Campelli

Table Tennis England’s public funding has been reinstated after the national governing body finally agreed to a package of reforms compliant with the government’s Code for Sports .... more>>
Only 5 per cent of athletes funded by UK Sport come from black or Asian backgrounds  
By Matthew Campelli

The number of athletes from ethnic minority backgrounds being funded by UK Sport has not increased over the past year, shining the spotlight on the organisation’s diversity credentials. .... more>>
Table Tennis England become first NGB to lose funding for breaching governance code
 
By Matthew Campelli

The national governing body for table tennis has become the first to breach the government’s Code for Sports Governance, with its full £9m (US$11.6m, €10.2m) Sport England funding .... more>>
Sport Wales opens up £3m community physical activity fund  
By Matthew Campelli

Community groups, sports clubs and businesses have the chance to bid for a portion of a £3m (US$3.8m, €3.4m) physical activity fund being made available by Sport Wales. The National .... more>>
CIMSPA nets first partner outside of the UK  
By Matthew Campelli

CIMSPA – the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity – has agreed its first partnership with a non-UK provider. Beau Sejour Leisure Centre in the Channel .... more>>
Ukactive launches Manifesto for an Active Britain ahead of general election  
By Tom Walker

Ukactive has launched a five-point manifesto designed to improve the health of the nation, urging all parties to adopt policies within it ahead of the .... more>>
Sport and leisure venues affected as Manchester City Council proposes £30m cuts  
By Matthew Campelli

Several sport and leisure facilities in Manchester, such as the National Cycling Centre, Taekwondo Centre and Squash Centre, may be forced to share back office services as the city council .... more>>

Features
Wasted opportunity

Hospitality:
Wasted opportunity


Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure


Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
Joe Taylor

People profile:
Joe Taylor


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

Adult play:
Making a big play


LM reports on the emerging trend of adults playing like kids
Jason Torrance

People profile:
Jason Torrance


Sustrans director Jason Torrance talks about the relationship between active transport and sport
Rule breakers

Disruption:
Rule breakers


Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations
High ideals

Regeneration:
High ideals


In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort
Bright Hart Lane

Community:
Bright Hart Lane


Grant Cornwell on the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation’s community work
Lak Mitchell

People profile:
Lak Mitchell


Lak Mitchell on driving the Boomtown Festival for eight successful years
Taking the waters

Thermal Spa:
Taking the waters


Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
Product news
Innovative hydration for gyms

Innovative hydration for gyms

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Surrey-based startup The Vitapure Drinks Company is launching its Vitastream Drink Station at BodyPower’s BP Fitness Trade Show at the NEC in September.
 
The all new Expresso GO Bike raises the bar for indoor cycling

The all new Expresso GO Bike raises the bar for indoor cycling

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Cardio equipment is generally the largest expense that a club makes, but it is often hard for operators to quantify their return on investment.
 
Terracotta is never boring with Gerflor!

Terracotta is never boring with Gerflor!

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

The Sybil Andrews Academy in Bury St Edmunds is a glowing example of how a bespoke design can deliver a functional place for students.
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