13 Dec 2017 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
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Managing Director
Salary: £48,987 - £53,886
Location: Broxtowe, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Liberty Leisure Limited

Head of Food and Beverage
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Paultons Park, United Kingdom
Company: Paultons Park

Senior Operations Assistant
Salary: £17,131 to £19,068
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Company: Shenley Leisure Centre Trust

Recreation Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cobham, United Kingdom
Company: ACS International Schools

Duty Manager x 2
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000
Location: Erith, United Kingdom
Company: Lex Leisure
Football Coach
Salary: Competitive rate
Location: Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £20,285 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Eltham, South East London
Company: GLL
Leisure Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £9.30 per hour
Location: Woolwich, South East London
Company: GLL
Apprentice Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £20,285 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Old Street, East London
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £20,285 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Charlton, South East London
Company: GLL
Apprentice Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £20,285 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Crystal Palace South East London
Company: GLL
Apprentice Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £18,782 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Morden, South West London
Company: GLL
Swimming Instructors
Salary: £16 - £20 per hour
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
Company: Swimming Nature
Health and Fitness Instructor
Salary: Up to £15,090 (plus attendance bonus scheme)
Location: Hatfield, United Kingdom
Company: Finesse Leisure Partnership
Operations Manager
Salary: up to £24,000
Location: Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Company: Lex Leisure
Leisure Management Scheme
Salary: £19,429
Location: Thurrock, Essex, United Kingdom
Company: Impulse Leisure
Level 1 Swimming Teacher
Salary: £7.58 to £9.02 per hour
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Company: Formby Pool Trust
Senior Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Banbury, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Swim Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
General Manager
Salary: Circa £42,000 per annum
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Gymnastic Coach
Salary: Competitive
Location: Staines-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Manager
Salary: £27,285 - £32,548
Location: Hull, United Kingdom
Company: The University of Hull

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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
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Edinburgh's leisure facilities facing funding cuts and new bills   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 Edinburgh Leisure insisting a decision to cut services has not been made, the council needs to make savings of £150m (US$200.7m, .... 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>>
DCMS and Wolfson Foundation partner for £4m museum and gallery improvement fund   DCMS and Wolfson Foundation partner for £4m museum and gallery improvement fund

By Tom Anstey

A £4m (US$5.3m, €4.5m) fund has been launched to improve the quality of displays, enhance exhibition spaces and increase access to museums and galleries in the UK. The DCMS (the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund will be open to institutions across .... 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>>
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>>

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?
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Beyond demographics

Visitor profiles:
Beyond demographics

Gerri Morris, of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, on defining cultural consumers
Space age

Green space:
Space age

With land at a premium, the definition of public parks and green space is evolving
Taking the waters

Thermal Spa:
Taking the waters

Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
Angels’ advocate

Angels’ advocate

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

High ideals

In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort
James White

People profile:
James White

Thermal spa researcher and consultant on leading major overhaul of Maruia Hot Springs in New Zealand
Winds of change

Social good:
Winds of change

Learn about the Change Foundation and the opportunities it creates
Product news
British Rowing launches replica kit

British Rowing launches replica kit


British Rowing has created a retail line of replica kit with its official sportswear partner, Mizuno.
Physiolab launches S1 unit to maximise performance

Physiolab launches S1 unit to maximise performance


Performance equipment specialist Physiolab has extended its offering with its newest launch, the S1 unit.
Bkool launches smart trainers

Bkool launches smart trainers


Spanish sporting goods company Bkool has launched two new smart trainers, the Smart Pro 2 and the Smart Air, for cyclists.
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FaulknerBrowns is renowned for outstanding performance in the delivery of innovative, award-winning and record-breaking buildings.

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Featured Suppliers
Swimming great, Steve Parry, to address active-net 2018 delegates

One of Britain’s greatest swimmers, Olympic medallist, Steve Parry, has been confirmed as active-net 2018’s after dinner speaker.
  Swimming great, Steve Parry, to address active-net 2018 delegates
VOYA launches Moonlight Moments bath and shower oil

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11-14 Dec 2017

WTM International Golf Travel Market

tbc, Cannes, France

11-12 Jan 2018

Spa Marketing Seminar

tbc, Cologne, Germany

15 Jan 2018

BALPPA's Annual General Meeting and Annual Dinner 2018

Park Plaza Hotel, London Waterloo, London, United Kingdom

16-18 Jan 2018

Visitor Attraction Expo

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London, United Kingdom

17-18 Jan 2018

Museum Connections

Porte de Versailles, Paris, France

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

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