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Marketing Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Alicante, Spain
Company:Pavigym


Implementation and Support Consultant
Salary: Negotiable
Location:United Kingdom
Company: Xn Hotel Systems
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Regional Account Manager
Salary: OTE £35K-£40K
Location:Midlands and South, United Kingdom
Company: Harlands Group
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Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £15,311 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location:Cambridge, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
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Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £15,549 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location:Chiltern, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
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Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: Up to £15,549 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location:Chiltern, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
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Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £15,549 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location:Chiltern, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
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Head of Service (Leisure Service Operations)
Salary: £56,819 - £62,639 pa
Location:Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Company: Wiltshire Council
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Team Leader - Harrow School Sports Club
Salary: £on application
Location:Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, London, United Kingdom
Company: Harrow School
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Strategic Development Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location:Middle East
Company: Johnson Health Tech Co. Ltd
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Regional Director
Salary: Competitive
Location:Asia
Company: Johnson Health Tech Co. Ltd
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26 Feb 2015
Milwaukee Bucks name leading architects for proposed arena development
Milwaukee Bucks basketball team has appointed a group of architects including sports specialist Populous, and Wisconsin-based HNTB and Eppstein Uhen, to begin developing designs for a new sports and entertainment complex in downtown Milwaukee. More>>
25 Feb 2015
Fifa says no to disgruntled clubs and bodies seeking World Cup compensation
Fifa has said it will not pay out compensation to football clubs and leagues unhappy with plans to hold the 2022 Qatar World Cup through November and December, adding that no apology was necessary for the disruption. More>>
24 Feb 2015
Man Utd legends set to unveil Hotel Football
A quintet of Manchester United legends led by Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs will unveil their latest trophy on 2 March – the world’s first ever Hotel Football. More>>
24 Feb 2015
New charter for disability sport to help people “get out of starting blocks”
The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) has launched a new Charter for Change, designed to ensure many more disabled people can reap the benefits of being active for life. More>>
23 Feb 2015
Leisure Media unveils new CLAD titles for leisure architects, designers, investors and developers
Leisure Media, the global media business for professionals working across all the leisure industries, has announced the launch of a new raft of publications for leisure architects, designers, investors and developers. More>>
24 Feb 2015
Qatar World Cup to be held in November/December
The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will take place in November and December – despite fierce opposition to the timing from major European football leagues. More>>
24 Feb 2015
UFC faces tough task to bring British combat sports under one banner
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is aiming to bring together British combat sports under one banner but could face a bumpy road after being forced to withdraw support to April’s European Judo Championships, following a threat from the European Judo Union (EJU) to cancel the event if UFC was to remain involved. More>>
23 Feb 2015
Tottenham's £400m stadium development to go ahead after High Court victory
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, London, UK, has been given the green light to build a new 56,000- capacity stadium after winning its High Court battle against the sole business standing in the way of its redevelopment. More>>
23 Feb 2015
John Oxley to swap Active Nation for Places for People Leisure
Active Nation managing director John Oxley is to join rival operator Places for People Leisure (PPL) as operations director and will also sit on its main Board of Directors. More>>
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25-27 Feb 2015
IDEA Personal Trainer Institute East
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Alexandria
United States
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04-05 Mar 2015
The Sport Business Summit
The TimesCenter New York
United States
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10 Mar 2015
Sports Facility Show
Lee Valley Athletics Centre London
United Kingdom
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10 Mar 2015
Insight 2015
Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub Warrington
United Kingdom
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11 Mar 2015
Insight 2015
K2 Crawley Crawley
United Kingdom
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21 Mar - 12 Apr 2015
Zumba® Combo Instructor Training (Level 2 Qualification)
Nuffield - Floor 5 Bristol
United Kingdom
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04 Apr - 03 May 2015
Zumba® Combo Instructor Training (Level 2 Qualification)
David Lloyd Edinburgh
United Kingdom
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04 Apr - 03 May 2015
Zumba® Combo Instructor Training (Level 2 Qualification)
David Lloyd Edinburgh
United Kingdom
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14-15 Apr 2015
Soccerex Asian Forum 2015
The Dead Sea
Jordan
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25 Apr 2015
Open Day at Bucks New University
Bucks New University High Wycombe
United Kingdom
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29-30 Apr 2015
active-net 2015
imago Burleigh Court and Holywell Park Loughborough
United Kingdom
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09 May - 07 Jun 2015
Zumba® Combo Instructor Training (Level 2 Qualification)
Nuffield Battersea London
United Kingdom
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Outsourcing of Food and Beverage operation
Location: Cambridgeshire
Company:MW Estates
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Leisure Management Opportunity
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Company:Milton Keynes Council
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Soft Market Testing Opportunity
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Company:Carmarthenshire County Council
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Inverclyde Leisure IT Provision Partner
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Company:Inverclyde Leisure
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Consultancy Services
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Company:Three Rivers District Council
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Inverclyde Leisure Development Partner
Location: Inverclyde
Company:Inverclyde Leisure
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Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield – opportunities for leisure licences/leases
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Company:Wakefield Council
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Unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II* listed building in the heart of the picturesque Dee Valley
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Company:Lambert Smith Hampton
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Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
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Company:Borough of Poole
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Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset
Company:Borough of Poole
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Sports facility provision
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Company:Borough of Poole
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Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys
Company:Powys County Council
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LED solution lights the way for Hyndburn leisure facility

MHA Lighting’s new LED technology has been installed at Hyndburn Leisure Centre with the aim of reducing energy consumption and bills. Following National Lottery funding from Sport England's Improvement Fund, Hyndburn Borough Council identified methods of enhancing the leisure centre’s facilities, including improving the quality of lighting for users. More>>
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New year, new kit!  
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New year, new kit!
Podium 4 Sport has supplied and delivered a range of new NXG functional and strength training equipment to The Body Barn Shropshire, which has kicked off 2015 with more classes, more equipment and more members. Maurice Cooney and Danny Robb founded The Body Barn in Newport, Shropshire in 2012. They wanted to create an innovative and challenging environment that was approachable, fun and affordable. More>>
Addgards launches ‘Executive’ range of wet wipe stations
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Addgards launches ‘Executive’ range of wet wipe stations

Available in granite, white marble, sandstone and green marble, Addgards’ new ‘Executive’ wet wipe station will add a touch of class and enhance any gym interior. More>>
 
London 2012 training pool to be installed at Bath University
London 2012 training pool to be installed at Bath University

A training pool used during the London 2012 Olympics is being installed at Bath University as part of the legacy of the Games. More>>
 
Stripy effect tops off star project at Nottingham school facility
Stripy effect tops off star project at Nottingham school facility

A full-size artificial grass pitch and 5-a-side area have been resurfaced by Thornton Sports as part of a joint venture between Rushcliffe School and Field Sports Management at Nottingham Football Centre. More>>
A portable package combining four exercise tools

Performance Health’s latest product combines multiple exercise tools in one portable package. ‘TheraBand CLX Consecutive Loops’ has been designed to change the way exercise is conducted, according to the company, by making it simple and versatile. It does the work of a band, loops, tubing with handles, and a door anchor. More>>
  A portable package combining four exercise tools
New hockey pitch for Eastbourne club  
New hockey pitch for Eastbourne club
A synthetic grass surface has been delivered at Eastbourne Hockey Club by O’Brien Contractors. The East Sussex club awarded the contract for the hockey pitch resurfacing project, with works taking place over nine weeks. This involved the removal of an existing 16-year-old sand filled synthetic grass surface, the adjustment of the existing sub base, and the installation of the new pitch. More>>
Gerflor selected at versatile Huddersfield leisure complex
Gerflor selected at versatile Huddersfield leisure complex

Kirklees Active has chosen Gerflor for synthetic flooring as part of a refurbishment project at John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. More>>
 
In-ear models added to Monster’s iSport headphone range
In-ear models added to Monster’s iSport headphone range

Designed for use in tough workouts, Monster has added two in-ear wireless models to its ‘iSport’ headphone range. More>>
 
Cloud technology does the trick for gym management
Cloud technology does the trick for gym management

Sportrick is a cloud-based gym management software solution featuring workout tracking integration, physical access control and e-commerce. More>>
Perimeter security from Glasgow to Rio – via Australia and Azerbaijan

Having been awarded £4m worth of contracts at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, integrated high-security perimeter event overlay specialist Zaun is now looking ahead to a busy schedule culminating in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The company designed, manufactured, installed and decommissioned temporary high-security fencing systems across the Glasgow 2014 sites. More>>
  Perimeter security from Glasgow to Rio – via Australia and Azerbaijan
DFC managing director steps down after 27 years
DFC managing director steps down after 27 years

Transaction Services Group (TSG) has announced that DFC managing director Lynn Young is to retire at the end of March. She has held the position for 27 years. More>>
 
New test brings DNA profiling to the masses
New test brings DNA profiling to the masses

DNA profiling is to be made available to anyone in the UK courtesy of a new £95 test being launched by LSF-PT (Lifestyle Personal Training). More>>
 
First class fitness the aim at Wigan sports centre
First class fitness the aim at Wigan sports centre

Work has begun on a £2.9m project to transform Howe Bridge Sports Centre into a “first class” family fitness facility. More>>
Thornton Sports completes pitch project  
Thornton Sports completes pitch project
An artificial grass sports pitch successfully resurfaced by Thornton Sports has received the necessary accreditation to allow competition level hockey to be played on it. The surface chosen for Driffield Leisure Centre’s new pitch was Thornton Sports’ in-house UK manufactured ‘Premier 10 National’ sand-dressed surface. More>>
Easy installation for Helmsman
Easy installation for Helmsman

Budget gym chain easyGym has selected Helmsman to provide lockers and cubicles across its sites. More>>
 
Glass door system unveiled by Crown Sports
Glass door system unveiled by Crown Sports

Crown Sports Lockers has unveiled a new glass door system for wooden lockers. The 8mm toughened glass doors are hung on a patent protected hinge system, and are offered in any RAL colour. More>>
 
UK Pool and Spa Expo – a must-attend event
UK Pool and Spa Expo – a must-attend event

Visit the UK Pool and Spa Expo on 22-24 January at Hall 10 at the NEC in Birmingham. With over 100 exhibiting companies, you’ll be sure to find a great deal. More>>
Battery power from Gantner
A new offline, battery-operated locker solution from Gantner offers a convenient and aesthetically-pleasing method of locking. The cable- and maintenance-free ‘ECO.Side Lock’ is operated using an NFC-device or RFID data carrier, such as a membership card, wristband or key fob. Features include an alarm protection system and an intuitive LED display to provide security and user-friendliness. More>>
  Battery power from Gantner
Visit the UK’s No. 1 show - SPATEX 2015 - One hundred confirmed exhibitors and counting!  
Visit the UK’s No. 1 show - SPATEX 2015 - One hundred confirmed exhibitors and counting!
Here’s ten compelling reasons why SPATEX 2015 (February 1-3 at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena) is the UK’s essential wet leisure exhibition to attend. 1. The UK has only one No. 1 wet leisure industry exhibition – and that’s SPATEX 2015. With all the main UK and international manufacturers and suppliers, no other show brings together under one roof such a high calibre of exhibitors. More>>
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LED system lights up Liverpool sports centre
LED system lights up Liverpool sports centre
A new energy-efficient LED lighting system from Barclay LED Solutions has been installed at a sports centre in Liverpool, UK. More>>
Goodwood completes ‘glorious’ refurb
Goodwood completes ‘glorious’ refurb
Goodwood Health Club has completed an asset refresh of changing areas for its 2,200 members, under the first phase of a three-to-four year site refurbishment, partnered by Craftsman Lockers. More>>
 
Conica the new name for Charles Lawrence International
Conica the new name for Charles Lawrence International
Charles Lawrence International is changing its name to Conica as of January 2015. The change comes as a result of the acquisition of the company by the Munich-based Serafin Group in October 2013. More>>
 
Replay puts pitch in top condition for landmark FA Cup game
Replay puts pitch in top condition for landmark FA Cup game
A 3G artificial pitch was used for the first time in the first round of the FA Cup during Maidstone’s home tie against Stevenage. More>>
Second facility opening for 1Life as council contract is extended
1Life is opening its second facility of 2014 as part of a five year extension of its leisure services contract with Wokingham Borough Council. The company has taken over Bulmershe Leisure Centre from Woodley Town Council, and the facility will be transformed with an injection of £225,000. More>>
  Second facility opening for 1Life as council contract is extended
Two flood alleviation projects carried out by O’Brien
Two flood alleviation projects carried out by O’Brien
O’Brien Contractors has carried out two flood alleviation projects for specialist sports turf construction and drainage firm Turfdry. More>>
 
Dynamic DynaBar tops taste test
Dynamic DynaBar tops taste test
A taste test at the Lilleshall National Sports Centre, training home for a number of the UK’s leading athletes, has revealed the best tasting high protein bar on the market. More>>
 
SPATEX 2015 – The water leisure expo of 2015
SPATEX 2015 – The water leisure expo of 2015
Give yourself a New Year professional head start and make a diary date with SPATEX 2015, the UK’s leading wet leisure exhibition. More>>
USN launches pair of Core Series products  
USN launches pair of Core Series products
A protein shake and the UK’s first drinkable flavoured creatine drink with aminos are the newest products from sports nutrition supplier USN. Formulated to help speed up the recovery process after a workout, ‘Casein Night Time Protein’ is an “ultra-premium” slow release protein shake with the highest grade of micellar casein. More>>
 
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Rubb Buildings Ltd
Rubb was founded in 1977 and has a proud history of delivering innovative and quality structures to a wide range of clients.
Rubb Buildings Ltd designs and manufactures relocatable, semi-permanent and permanent fabric engineered specialist sports buildings.
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Helo seminar enables improved understanding and collaboration
Attracting 25 high-level delegates from 13 countries, a spa design seminar organised by Helo Germany has been hailed a success.



 
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Golden launch for Subtle Energies
A rejuvenating cream lined with gold is being relaunched by Subtle Energies.



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Primal dream made into reality as LA Fitness selects Physical
LA Fitness has contracted Physical Company to create and equip ‘Primal Series’ gym floor classes and refresh its group fitness offering.



 
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Swimming pool system clears water of harmful chemicals
A new chlorine-free purification system for swimming pools has been launched by Clearwater Enviro in the UK.



 
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Booking system from TOR will reach for the Sky
TOR Systems has been awarded a contract to implement its booking system at the new Sky Garden attraction at the top of London’s newest skyscraper, 20 Fenchurch Street.



 
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Monsters and dinosaurs on show at JNC Sales stand
Amusement machine supplier JNC Sales says it is exhibiting more new products at EAG International this year than in any previous one.



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Complexity of integration helps tell Dutch museum’s story
Rapenburg Plaza has developed a fully integrated lighting design, multimedia, audio and show control system at the recently-opened National Military Museum in the Netherlands.



 
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Protective solution helps preserve museum textile collections
Art galleries and museums may be able to share their textile treasures with a wider audience if a new protective solution is used.



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Two flood alleviation projects carried out by O’Brien
O’Brien Contractors has carried out two flood alleviation projects for specialist sports turf construction and drainage firm Turfdry.



 
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London 2012 training pool to be installed at Bath University
A training pool used during the London 2012 Olympics is being installed at Bath University as part of the legacy of the Games.




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