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General Manager
Salary: Highly competitive salary + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group


Recreation Assistant Apprentice
Salary: Competitive
Location: Streatham, London, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Apprentice
Salary: Up to £18,782 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation (Lifeguard) Apprentice
Salary: 017125
Location: Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Multi Skilled) Apprentice
Salary: Up to £17,177 per annum
Location: Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard
Salary: £24,812 pa
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: University of London
Recreation Assistant
Salary: £4.30 - £7.50 per hour
Location: Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Pool Lifeguard
Salary: Competitive
Location: Marlborough, United Kingdom
Company: Wiltshire Council
Commercial Manager (Young People and Families)
Salary: £22,309.58
Location: Tameside District, United Kingdom
Company: Active Tameside
Trampoline Coach
Salary: Competitive
Location: Fareham, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Oldham, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Temporary Membership Sales Advisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bow, East London, United Kingdom
Company: energie group
Duty Manager
Salary: £18,000 Grade JM
Location: Newbury, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Food and Beverage Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Windsor, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Part time Administrator / Sales Advisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cowes, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Recreation Assistant Apprentice
Salary: Competitive
Location: Carshalton, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Lifeguards
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Carshalton, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Membership Sales / Duty Manager
Salary: £17,500 plus bonus per sale
Location: Fulham, London, United Kingdom
Company: energie group

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in this issue

• Tourism deal in 'common interest' of Europe
• TRIB3 set to open in Leeds and Moscow
• Luxury hotel included in Newcastle plan


Property & tenders
Opportunity for long-term leasehold in New Art Gallery Walsall
Location: Company: Walsall Council
Opportunities to operate Pleasure Boats and Amusement Attractions at Hanley Park, Stoke-on- Trent
Location: Company: Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Mepal Outdoor Activities Centre - Partnership / Investment Opportunity
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: East Cambridgeshire District Council
Invitation to tender - Management of Rosliston Centre
Location: Rosliston, South Derbyshire Company: South Derbyshire District Council
For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Location: Company: GVA
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Birmingham named candidate city for UK’s 2022 Commonwealth Games bid   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 – made by an independent assessment panel, in partnership with officials from the DCMS – brings to an end rival city Liverpool’s .... more>>
GLL awarded West Oxfordshire leisure management contract   GLL awarded West Oxfordshire leisure management contract


By Deven Pamben

Charitable social enterprise Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) has been awarded a 10-year contract to run eight West Oxfordshire sports facilities following a competitive re-tender process.   The new deal begins on 1 August and will see GLL, which operates under the ‘Better’ brand, continue to manage Bartholomew .... more>>
John Glen to chair new look Tourism Industry Council   John Glen to chair new look Tourism Industry Council


By Tom Anstey

Tourism minister John Glen is set to co-chair his first meeting with the Tourism Industry Council on 27 September, with the new-look body set to discuss specific policy issues with a broader array of tourism businesses and representatives. Acting as a key point of dialogue between government and the tourism .... 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>>
Four Olympic sports lose funding for Tokyo 2020 cycle  
By Tom Walker

Elite sports funding body UK Sport has left four Olympic sports – archery, badminton, fencing and weightlifting - without funding for the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Announcing its funding .... more>>
Over a thousand playing fields saved by Sport England intervention  
By Matthew Campelli

Sport England intervention has saved or improved more than 1,000 playing fields over the last year. According to figures from the grassroots sports quango, 91 per cent of playing fields .... more>>

Features
Making a big play

Adult play:
Making a big play


LM reports on the emerging trend of adults playing like kids
Rule breakers

Disruption:
Rule breakers


Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations
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)
Nature’s bounty

Last word:
Nature’s bounty


FairWild is setting standards in the harvesting of wild ingredients
Tony Butler

Interview:
Tony Butler


Derby Museums Trust executive director delivers social justice in museums
Cruise control

Talking Point:
Cruise control


The cruise industry is expanding, but concerns are growing about pollution
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Ireland’s wild side

Tourism:
Ireland’s wild side


The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland
Wasted opportunity

Hospitality:
Wasted opportunity


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

People profile:
Lak Mitchell


Lak Mitchell on driving the Boomtown Festival for eight successful years
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.
 
Paul Venner introduces Hydrovest by Ultimate Instability

Paul Venner introduces Hydrovest by Ultimate Instability

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Dutch fitness company Ultimate Instability has released the Hydrovest, an innovative weighted vest designed to utilises water training.
 
Reaxing launches Reax Lift barbell

Reaxing launches Reax Lift barbell

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Italian fitness equipment manufacturer Reaxing has launched the Reax Lift, a barbell designed to deliberately destabilise the user, in order to enhance training performance.
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The all new Expresso GO Bike raises the bar for indoor cycling

Cardio equipment is generally the largest expense that a club makes, but it is often hard for operators to quantify their return on investment.
  The all new Expresso GO Bike raises the bar for indoor cycling
Optimum Nutrition anouces 2017 Gold Standard Fitness Awards

Optimum Nutrition is proud to announce that the Gold Standard Fitness Awards returns for 2017 to acknowledge the outstanding work and commitment of fitness professionals all over the country.
  Optimum Nutrition anouces 2017 Gold Standard Fitness Awards

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