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Temporary Swimming Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: East Sussex, United Kingdom
Company:Chailey Heritage Foundation


Recreation Assistants
Salary: £4.18 - £7.70 per hour
Location:Cardiff, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
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Maintenance Technician
Salary: £4.18 - £7.70 per hour
Location:Cardiff, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
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Cleaner
Salary: 10140
Location:Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
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Operations Manager
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Location:St Albans, United Kingdom
Company: Oaklands College
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Fitness Advisors
Salary: Competitive
Location:London, United Kingdom
Company: Private Members Club, Chelsea
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Pilates Instructors / Personal trainers wanted
Salary: £16K basic salary, plus PT bonus ( OTE 20k +)
Location:Central London, United Kingdom
Company: Ten Pilates
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Studio Manager
Salary: £25,000 basic (plus performance bonus
Location:London City (Liverpool Street), United Kingdom
Company: Ten Pilates
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Duty Manager
Salary: £19,802 and rising to £22,927 per annum.
Location:Sussex, United Kingdom
Company: University of Sussex
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Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location:Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
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Online Fitness Sales
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01 Aug 2014
Active commuting on the rise in Bristol
Bristol is bucking the inactivity trend: a new report from Bristol City Council shows that 57 per cent of residents under 40 are now ditching their cars to get to work. More>>
31 Jul 2014
Man United owners to sell five per cent share in club for US$150m
The Glazer family is expected to make around US$150m (£89m) by selling a five per cent stake in Manchester United Football Club (MUFC). More>>
31 Jul 2014
EU politicians want to turn the Iron Curtain into a cycle trail
Once the defining symbol of Soviet might, the former Iron Curtain could soon become a hotspot for lycra tights if EU politicians get their way. More>>
31 Jul 2014
Bulgarian designer unveils innovative concept for diving complex
Mocked up for his project called ‘The Art of Diving,' Bulgarian-based designer Kristian Terziev has designed a new diving centre-cum-public space to showcase diving to the world. More>>
30 Jul 2014
NHL outlines green credentials in pioneering Sustainability Report
The National Hockey League (NHL) has underlined its determination to preserve the ice sheets many of its players learn their trade on through the release of the 2014 NHL Sustainability Report. More>>
29 Jul 2014
Coventry City FC return to Ricoh Arena could happen mid-season, says Football League
Coventry City Football Club could return to the Ricoh Arena next season, even if the club kicks off the 2014/15 campaign playing in Northampton, the English Football League has confirmed. More>>
28 Jul 2014
New sports facility guide published by Sport England
A new guidance document designed to help local deliverers of sports facilities has been published by Sport England. More>>
25 Jul 2014
PE lessons ‘putting girls off sport’
Girls are being put off sport by PE lessons and must be offered more "imaginative" activities – such as dance and cycling – to make sport attractive to them. More>>
25 Jul 2014
Cross party report: too few community sports facilities in the UK
A cross-party committee of MPs has expressed its concern over the declining number of community sports facilities in the UK. More>>
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13-18 Aug 2014
IDEA World Fitness Convention
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, CA
United States
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30-31 Aug 2014
SFN Expo
SECC Glasgow Glasgow
United Kingdom
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01-03 Sep 2014
4th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise
Loughborough University Loughborough
United Kingdom
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02-04 Sep 2014
IOG Saltex
The Royal Windsor Racecourse Windsor
United Kingdom
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02-04 Sep 2014
PlayFair 2014
Windsor Racecourse Windsor
United Kingdom
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06-10 Sep 2014
Soccerex Global Convention
Manchester Central Convention Complex Manchester
United Kingdom
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07-12 Sep 2014
2014 World Leisure Congress
Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center and the University of South Alabama Mobile Bay
United States
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08-09 Sep 2014
Event Organisers Summit
Hilton London Wembley Wembley
United Kingdom
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09 Sep 2014
European Sport Development Network 2014
University of Wolverhampton Walsall
United Kingdom
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10-11 Sep 2014
Health+Fitness Business Expo & Interbike Expo
Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
United States
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10-11 Sep 2014
APSE Annual Seminar 2014
Nottingham Ice Arena Nottingham

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17-20 Sep 2014
GaLaBau
Nuremberg Exhibition Centre Nuremberg
Germany
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Leisure Management Business Opportunity
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Company:Powys County Council
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Expression of interest for golf service
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Company:Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
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Rhyl Coastal Facilities Expressions of Interest
Location: North Wales
Company:Denbighshire County Council
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Leisure Contract Briefing Day
Location: Hornchurch, London
Company:London Borough of Havering
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Tender for the sole concession to trade in ice creams, cold drinks and confectionery
Location: Milton Keynes
Company:The Parks Trust
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Adventure Play and Day Nursery - Freehold
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Company:Christie + Co
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Request for Quotations
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Company:Bridgend County Borough Council
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A fantastic opportunity to acquire a prime Family Entertainment Centre
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Company:GVA
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A Diverse Leisure Portfolio in the Mendip District of Somerset
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Company:GVA
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Leisure Development Land for Sale
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Company:Carmarthenshire County Council
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Attractive Mixed Holiday Park Within Beautiful Tourist Location For Sale
Location: Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross
Company:Colliers International
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Inverclyde Leisure is inviting Fitness Equipment supplier to tender for the supply and Delivery of our Fitness and resistance equipment
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Latest product news
GLL invests in Legend technology

Leisure trust GLL has extended its contract with software provider Legend Club Management Systems. Legend software was initially installed across the GLL estate at the end of 2010 on a four-year contract, and this term has now been extended until 2016. The company provides GLL with its core business system. More>>
  GLL invests in Legend technology
Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for all UK Active4Less gyms  
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Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for all UK Active4Less gyms
Addgards has been commissioned by Active4Less to produce wet wipe stations for all its UK gyms, featuring its corporate colours and logos. Active4Less said it was looking for a station that would blend and fit in with the overall look and design of its gyms. More>>
TMD supplies range of uniforms for BH Live
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TMD supplies range of uniforms for BH Live

Christchurch-based uniform and branded merchandise supplier Taylor Made Designs (TMD) supplies uniforms to leisure management companies all over the UK and is widely regarded as a market leader in the sector. More>>
 
Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre
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Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre

Life Fitness has appointed the Basildon branch of Ripped Gym as one of its elite Hammer Strength Training Centres following a major new installation worth about £300,000. More>>
 
One card solution for Newcastle University
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One card solution for Newcastle University

Newcastle University recently upgraded its 400sq m, 125- station gym with Precor equipment and its cloud-based Preva networked fitness. The upgrade is in line with the university’s digital interactive strategy. More>>
Rugby star Moody lends support to hot new product

A new thermal support harnesses the power of body heat in order to aid recovery and provide pain relief. Former England rugby captain Lewis Moody has endorsed the product – Fireactiv – saying it improves flexibility and reduces stiffness in his knee. Fireactiv is a secure joint and muscle support which comes with deep-heat generating pads. More>>
  Rugby star Moody lends support to hot new product
First Aid for rising energy bills  
First Aid for rising energy bills
Utility Bidder is offering its First Aid service to help businesses find the most competitive energy deals on the market. The company specialises in researching the market and negotiating on behalf of hotels, restaurants and bars, and offers a guaranteed saving of £999 on business utilities when three are moved using their service, subject to conditions. More>>
UK Sport enlists Wattbike in search for Olympic champions
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UK Sport enlists Wattbike in search for Olympic champions

UK Sport, the agency responsible for investing in high performance sport, is searching to find the next generation of Olympic champions and has turned to the Wattbike for assistance. More>>
 
Wibit’s new range brings pools of all depths and sizes to life
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Wibit’s new range brings pools of all depths and sizes to life

Wibit Sports, the market leader in inflatable water sports products, has recently introduced some great new products to cater for leisure pools of all different sizes and depths. More>>
 
Contract wins for Athletics Direct
Contract wins for Athletics Direct

Athletics Direct won a recent contract to supply equipment at Jessica Ennis-Hill’s new home stadium. The refurbished Woodbourn Road Stadium in Sheffield has been upgraded. More>>
Ooyala powers Arsenal’s video success

Arsenal Football Club has successfully improved its online video service after partnering with Ooyala. The club transferred to a free, subscription-based service in order to benefit from the advanced analytics it would provide, such as where its fans were located, enabling the club to make key business decisions. Arsenal’s partnership with Ooyala focused on providing creative and valuable content. More>>
  Ooyala powers Arsenal’s video success
Beet It bar an easier to consume alternative to shots
Beet It bar an easier to consume alternative to shots

James White Drinks has developed a nutrition bar for its Beet It range combining beetroot with oats. More>>
 
Octane machines help drive Germany’s World Cup win
Octane machines help drive Germany’s World Cup win

World Cup winners Germany were famously the only team at the tournament to create their own purpose-built training base – and one of the secrets to their success was the use of Octane Fitness’ Pro4700 elliptical machines. More>>
 
Compression shorts target groin injury prevention
Compression shorts target groin injury prevention

Groin specialist Jerry Gilmore has created new compression shorts designed to help prevent and manage injuries in this part of the body. More>>
Ipswich Town boosted by payroll solution  
Ipswich Town boosted by payroll solution
Bond Teamspirit’s integrated payroll and HR software has now been in use at Ipswich Town Football Club for the past decade, with new legislation successfully adhered to last season. The company worked closely with the club to create a smooth, seamless process for the adoption of both real time information (RTI) and auto-enrolment. More>>
Innovative rebound walls bring tennis to a new audience
Innovative rebound walls bring tennis to a new audience

UK-based company Rebo is launching a new tennis training and play tool that aims to bring the game to more people across the country. More>>
 
Puma seeks UK brand expansion with Nova partnership
Puma seeks UK brand expansion with Nova partnership

Puma is to become the official sportswear and merchandise supplier for Nova International’s Great Run Series after the two companies concluded a partnership deal. More>>
 
Pulse targets gym start-ups with equipment hire initiative
Pulse targets gym start-ups with equipment hire initiative

Operator, developer and supplier Pulse Fitness has launched a new equipment hire scheme allowing health clubs to rent a range of pre-owned gym apparatus for their establishments. More>>
Mark Harrod: A terrific ten years
It’s been quite a decade for Mark Harrod Ltd. Founded in 2004, the business has constantly grown to the point where it now supplies sport’s elite: Chelsea FC, the Welsh RFU, Lilleshall National Training Centre, and Lord’s Cricket Ground to name just a few. But the company is just as focused on its smaller customers. More>>
  Mark Harrod: A terrific ten years
The secret weapons of successful sports training  
The secret weapons of successful sports training
A high-quality and portable personal care brand for active people has been launched. Secret Training has been created by Tim Lawson – a European Champion track cyclist and the founder of nutrition brand Science in Sport (SiS). The Secret Training ‘Strip’ range is intended to combat the germs created by typical training sessions. More>>
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Smith Construction launches polymeric division
Smith Construction launches polymeric division
Civil engineering and construction company Smith Construction has set up a new division focused solely on polymeric surfaces. More>>
Any time for tennis as airdome proves a success at Essex club
Any time for tennis as airdome proves a success at Essex club
A Covair Structures single skin seasonal airdome has enjoyed a successful first term at Billericay Lawn Tennis Club in Essex – despite weather-related near disaster. More>>
 
Beijing hosts international sports service convention
Beijing hosts international sports service convention
The third annual China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS-Sports) is taking place in Beijing with the aim of giving companies from across the world a chance to explore China’s booming sports market. More>>
 
SISIS turf machines swing into action at The Belfry
SISIS turf machines swing into action at The Belfry
The Belfry golf resort has selected SISIS’ turf maintenance machinery. The ‘Megaslit’ and ‘Multislit’ tractor mounted deep slitters will be used to maintain the greens, surrounds, approaches and fairways on all three of the PGA courses at the resort. More>>
Matrix aims to get young women active with cycling sponsorship
Matrix Fitness is extending its support of a prestigious women’s cycling tour by sponsoring the ‘Best Young Rider’ jersey. The prize goes to the top under-23 competitor in the five-stage race, which is also sponsored by Matrix. The newly renamed Matrix Grand Prix Series (formerly the Johnson Health Tech GP Series) is currently in progress. More>>
  Matrix aims to get young women active with cycling sponsorship
A healthy option for sports drinks
A healthy option for sports drinks
A new isotonic sports drink is aiming to become the healthy option in the crowded market it is launching in. More>>
 
American brand further fuels coconut water explosion
American brand further fuels coconut water explosion
A popular American coconut water rehydration drink is being launched in the UK. Coco5 has been developed by a team of US sports medicine and nutrition experts and naturally contains a balance of five electrolytes that the body loses during exercise. More>>
 
Gladstone brings reward scheme to leisure industry with new app
Gladstone brings reward scheme to leisure industry with new app
Gladstone Health & Leisure has partnered with Bounts – a fitness app that motivates and rewards people for being active. More>>
'Karen' comes to gym floors  
'Karen' comes to gym floors
Physical Company has added the Wall Ball to its extensive range of functional kit. Larger than an average medicine ball, the Wall Ball is just as tough but slightly softer, making it perfect for throwing and catching-based exercises. More>>
 
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Lemi unveils hot and cold spa cabin concept
Thermal contrast therapy, in which contrasting hot and cold stimuli are used to activate the immune and circulatory systems, was originally conceived by Dr Sebastian Kneipp during the 19th century.



 
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Top award for Murad founder as new eye cream is launched
Murad is launching a new eye cream in the UK in September, as founder Dr Howard Murad recently picked up a prestigious award.



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Metro Fitness selects Gerflor flooring
Gerflor’s Taraflex flooring has been installed at a gym complex owned by a European boxing champion. Metro Fitness in Stockport launched as a premium-offer budget gym in August 2012.



 
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Comfortable climate for zoo animals
The IMC Group has provided a temperature monitoring initiative to Paignton Zoo in Devon, UK to ensure animals are kept in the best possible conditions without compromising energy efficiency.



 
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Holiday Inn awards contract to Matrix Fitness
Matrix Fitness has won a contract to supply fitness equipment at three Holiday Inn properties, expanding its portfolio of hospitality sector installations.



 
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Gyms get in the Zone Match
Myzone has recently launched Zone Match, a game- based group cardio class for the gym floor.



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Jora Entertainment announces two new productions
A cowboys and Indians show with a twist and an animal adventure are the themes for Jora Entertainment’s two latest productions.



 
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Formula D AV design to show wonders of the Gulf Stream
A South African design consortium led by Formula D Interactive has won a contract to design and build an interactive audiovisual environment at a Miami science museum.



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SISIS turf machines swing into action at The Belfry
The Belfry golf resort has selected SISIS’ turf maintenance machinery. The ‘Megaslit’ and ‘Multislit’ tractor mounted deep slitters will be used to maintain the greens, surrounds, approaches and fairways on all three of the PGA courses at the resort.



 
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Defender system saves California water park
California’s City of Antioch Waterpark has reported a saving of more than 250,000 gallons of water in one month after using Neptune Benson’s Defender filtration system.




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