24 Apr 2018 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
 
 
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Duty Manager
Salary: £18,500 rising to £20,200 per annum
Location: Trafford, UK
Company: Trafford Leisure



Director of Operations
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Belfast, UK
Company: Titanic Belfast



Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer
Salary: £15,879 per annum + PT income
Location: Malvern, Worcestershire, UK
Company: Malvern St James School



Membership Sales Advisors
Salary: Competitive Salary, Commission & Benefits
Location: Ilkeston, United Kingdom
Company: Anytime fitness


Swimming Teachers
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wembley, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Regional Course Tutors and Assessors
Location: London, UK
Company: Future Fit Training
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £21,207 per annum (40 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: London, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £10.20 an hour
Location: London E3 4HL, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: London E3 4HL, UK
Company: GLL
Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £22,320 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: London E3 4HL, UK
Company: GLL
General Manager
Salary: up to £37,000 + c20% bonus
Location: Bexleyheath, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Group Fitness Instructors
Salary: £18.79 per hour
Location: Sudbury, UK
Company: South Suffolk Leisure
Exercise Referral Co-ordinator
Salary: £8.62 - £9.10 per hour
Location: Essex, UK
Company: South Suffolk Leisure
Manager On Duty
Salary: £8.62 per hour
Location: Sudbury, UK
Company: South Suffolk Leisure
Lifeguard
Salary: £7.83 per hour
Location: Ipswich, UK
Company: South Suffolk Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Location: Banbury OX16 2BW, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Leisure Manager
Salary: £21,536 - £22,901
Location: Aberfeldy, UK
Company: Live Active Leisure
Membership Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Cheadle, UK
Company: énergie group
Freelance Personal Trainers
Salary: Self-Employed
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Professional
Salary: Competitive basic + commission
Location: Bromley, UK
Company: Mytime Active
Group Fitness Instructors
Salary: £18.79 per hour
Location: Ipswich, UK
Company: South Suffolk Leisure
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: London, UK
Company: GLL

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in this issue

• Boutique fitness boom fuelled by women
• Fusion opens zynk-designed London club
• The Principal opens organic wellness spa


Property & tenders
Opportunity to develop and operate catering and leisure facilities
Location: Castle Park, Colchester Company: Colchester Borough Council
Major Instruction Opportunity
Location: Various Sites Company: Porters Commercial
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
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Funding scheme to help retain men in grassroots football   Funding scheme to help retain men in grassroots football


By Tom Walker

A new funding scheme has been launched to aid the retention of adult male teams within grassroots football clubs. The £1m Retain the Game fund will be distributed via the Football Foundation and has been created to tackle a decrease in the number of adult male FA-affiliated grassroots league teams in England. .... 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>>
New generation of fitness tech   New generation of fitness tech "could ease pressure on the NHS"


By Tom Walker

Emerging fitness technologies could be the "cradle to grave game-changer" for public health in the UK. That's the message from ukactive CEO Steven Ward, who said that fitness tech could play a vital role in easing the pressure on an overstretched NHS. "Imagine tech that could break down the barriers to .... more>>

St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre opens following redevelopment  
By Tom Walker

St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre in Warwick has been fully reopened to the public as part of a £14.5m (US$20.6m, €16.7m) redevelopment programme of the region's leisure infrastructure. .... more>>
£13.5m The Hive leisure centre to open ahead of schedule  
By Tom Walker

The Hive Leisure Centre in Ely, Cambridgeshire is set to open to the public on 14 May – two weeks ahead of schedule. The £13.5m centre will include an eight-lane 25m swimming pool, a .... more>>
Scottish leisure centre heated by waste water described as 'forefront of renewable energy revolution'  
By Tom Walker

A £1m sustainable energy project at the Aqualibrium leisure centre in Campbelltown, Scotland, will see the facility being powered almost entirely by heat created from waste water. A joint .... more>>
Government turns down plans for safe standing in English top flight football  
By Tom Walker

Premier League football club West Bromwich Albion (WBA) has had its proposal to establish a safe standing area at The Hawthorns stadium rejected by the government. The pilot scheme would .... more>>
World of sport celebrates International Day of Sport for Development and Peace  
By Tom Walker

A number of activities and campaigns are taking place across the world today as part of the fifth International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Launched in 2013 by the United .... more>>
'Sugar Tax' comes into force – will benefit sports at schools  
By Tom Walker

The Soft Drinks Industry Levy has come into effect today (6 April), in a move which the government says will "benefit millions of children across the UK". Dubbed the 'sugar tax', the levy .... more>>
Sport England's This Girl Can campaign 'goes global' with Australian debut  
By Tom Walker

Sport England's highly successful This Girl Can campaign has made its first outing outside the UK, following the launch of an all-new version in Victoria, Australia. VicHealth, a health .... more>>
£35m plans for West Wickham to include new leisure centre  
By Tom Walker

Bromley Council has unveiled plans to replace its ageing West Wickham Leisure Centre as part of a £35m regeneration project. The council has set out plans to replace the existing centre, .... more>>
Swim England to launch performance centre network linked to universities  
By Tom Walker

National governing body Swim England has revealed plans to establish a new network of swimming performance centres across the country. Under the Performance Centre Programme, Swim England .... more>>
Paris Olympic organisers warned of €500m 'overspend'  
By Tom Walker

A French government watchdog has warned that the cost of hosting the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games could run €500m (US$615m, £438m) over budget, if "remedial action" isn't taken. .... more>>
Founder of sports betting company Betfair, Mark Davies, appointed chair of British Rowing  
By Tom Walker

The founder of sports betting company Betfair and current chair of ArcheryGB, Mark Davies, has been named the new chair of British Rowing. Davies will replace Annamarie Phelps and is set .... more>>
Active Lives study: swimming and cycling numbers fall sharply, overall activity levels remain 'stable'  
By Tom Walker

Sport England has published its latest Active Lives Adult Survey (ALAS), which shows that 27.7 million people – 61.8 per cent of the adult population in England – are physically .... more>>
Government’s £50m Integrated Communities Strategy fund an ‘opportunity’ for sport  
By Tom Walker

The government’s new Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper could present a funding opportunity for the UK’s sports clubs. Published by the secretary of state for communities .... more>>

Features
Nick Gray

People profile:
Nick Gray


Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)
Cruise control

Talking Point:
Cruise control


The cruise industry is expanding, but concerns are growing about pollution
Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure


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

People profile:
Lak Mitchell


Lak Mitchell on driving the Boomtown Festival for eight successful years
Space age

Green space:
Space age


With land at a premium, the definition of public parks and green space is evolving
Ireland’s wild side

Tourism:
Ireland’s wild side


The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland
Taking the waters

Thermal Spa:
Taking the waters


Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
Tony Butler

Interview:
Tony Butler


Derby Museums Trust executive director delivers social justice in museums
Winds of change

Social good:
Winds of change


Learn about the Change Foundation and the opportunities it creates
Wasted opportunity

Hospitality:
Wasted opportunity


Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
Product news
EXF Fitness to exhibit new Performance Flooring at Elite Sports Performance Expo

EXF Fitness to exhibit new Performance Flooring at Elite Sports Performance Expo

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

UK-based flooring company EXF Fitness has announced that it will showcase its new range of Performance Flooring at this year's Elite Sports Performance Expo.
 
Garran Lockers completes installation at USW's new sports park

Garran Lockers completes installation at USW's new sports park

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

The University of South Wales (USW) has opened a new £15 m (US$21m, €16.9m) state-of-the-art sports facility close to the Pontypridd campus in South Wales.
 
Murfitts launches new PRO-gran infill for artificial pitches

Murfitts launches new PRO-gran infill for artificial pitches

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Murfitts, a UK-based manufacturer of artificial sports pitches, has developed PRO-gran, an infill for artificial pitches that is designed to improve the pitches' lifespan.
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Arabian Travel Market

Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



24 Apr 2018

The future for arts and culture in London

Glaziers Hall, London, United Kingdom



28-29 Apr 2018

FitCon

Olympia London, London, United Kingdom



28-30 Apr 2018

International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference Chicago

McCormick Place, Chicago, United States



04-06 May 2018

Be:FIT

Business Design Centre, Islington, United Kingdom



06-09 May 2018

American Alliance of Museums: Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

Phoenix Convention Center and Venues, Phoenix, United States



09-10 May 2018

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ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom



11-13 May 2018

BodyPower Expo

NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom



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