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General Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Norwich, United Kingdom
Company:Bewilderwood


Tours Manager
Salary: £35 – 40,000
Location:St John's Wood, London, United Kingdom
Company: MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club)
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Cafe Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location:Stratford on Avon, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
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Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: Up to £16,962 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location:Morden, 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:Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
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Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location:Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
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Group Health and Fitness Manager
Salary: Negotiable for the right candidate
Location:South Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: Trafford Community Leisure
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GP Referral Instructor
Salary: £17,992 - £21,424
Location:Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
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Regional Merchandiser/Account Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location:Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Zoggs
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Sports Assistant
Salary: £12,050 pa
Location:Ascot, United Kingdom
Company: St Mary's School Ascot
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Learning Support Tutor
Salary: Circa £23,500.00, grade 5
Location:Central London , United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
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24 Nov 2014
UK Sport chair – National Lottery "the fuel that feeds the engine" of elite sport
UK Sport chair Rod Carr has warned of complacency over Team GB’s recent Olympic successes and has called for continued investment in elite sport using National Lottery money. More>>
24 Nov 2014
Fitness First India invests US$26m in 30 new fitness clubs
Fitness First Group has announced plans to spend more than Rs160 crores (US$26m, €21m, £16.4m) on its expansion in India, to open 30 new premium fitness clubs in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore in the next five years. More>>
20 Nov 2014
Tony Fernandes: QPR "must move" if it wants to survive
The owner and chair of Queens Park Rangers Football Club (QPR), Tony Fernandes, has said the club must move away from its Loftus Road home if it is to exist as a top flight club. More>>
20 Nov 2014
Grimshaw and Andrew Burges win Sydney Aquatic Centre design contest
Global architecture practice Grimshaw and Australian firm Andrew Burges have won an international competition to design and build a AUS$51m (US$44m, €35m, £28m) park and leisure centre in Sydney. More>>
19 Nov 2014
MPs get on board to tackle physical inactivity
MPs attending the first ever first Parliamentary Debate on physical activity have agreed the government has a large role to play in kickstarting a reversal of the current trend towards inactivity. More>>
19 Nov 2014
Sport Northern Ireland launches mental health and wellbeing programme
Sport Northern Ireland (SNI) has launched a Mental Health and Wellbeing pilot programme, aiming to increase awareness of the importance of mental health among the region’s sports operators. More>>
19 Nov 2014
Ill-fated £3.2m Boscombe Reef ‘a laughing stock’ among surfing community
Boscombe’s £3.2m man-made surfing reef has been branded a ‘laughing stock,’ with the surfers it was built for having long since abandoned it, according to local practitioners. More>>
18 Nov 2014
AFC Wimbledon submits stadium plans for Plough Lane site
AFC Wimbledon has submitted a planning application to Merton Council for a new stadium at Plough Lane in South London. More>>
18 Nov 2014
Glasgow 2014 tourism contributed £282m to Scottish economy
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games contributed to £282m worth of Scottish tourism revenue in 2014, according to a study carried out on behalf of Scottish government, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau. More>>
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25 Nov 2014
SAPCA Technical Meeting
Loughborough University Loughborough
United Kingdom
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25-26 Nov 2014
BASES Conference
St George's Park Burton Upon Trent
United Kingdom
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27 Nov 2014
Active Training Awards
Crowne Plaza Marlow
United Kingdom
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04 Dec 2014
IOG Conference and Industry Awards
stadiummk Milton Keynes
United Kingdom
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10-11 Dec 2014
The Turf and Grass Expo
Palexpo Convention Center Geneva
Switzerland
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10-11 Dec 2014
The International Sports Broadcast Expo
Palexpo Convention Center Geneva
Switzerland
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10-11 Dec 2014
The Sport Education and Recruitment Expo
Palexpo Convention Center Geneva
Switzerland
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10-11 Dec 2014
The Sports Law Expo
Palexpo Convention Center Geneva
Switzerland
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10-11 Dec 2014
The International Basketball Expo
Palexpo Convention Center Geneva
Switzerland
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10-11 Dec 2014
The International Football Scouting Expo
Palexpo Convention Center Geneva
Switzerland
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10-11 Dec 2014
Sports Sponsorship Expo
Palexpo Convention Center Geneva
Switzerland
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10-11 Dec 2014
The Host Cities and Sports Events Expo
Palexpo Convention Center Geneva
Switzerland
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Procurement Consultancy support for the Tendering of a Leisure Centre Management Contract
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Company:Test Valley
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Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
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Company:Borough of Poole
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Leisure Management Contract: Market Engagement Day
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Company:Milton Keynes Council
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Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset
Company:Borough of Poole
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Aldershot Lido – Expressions of interest sought for complementary attractions
Location: Aldershot
Company:Rushmoor Borough Council
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Sports facility provision
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Company:Borough of Poole
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Conference Director - for 7th International UNESCO conference on Global Geoparks
Location: Torquay, United Kingdom
Company:Global Geoparks Network
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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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Sports Playing Field for sale
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Company:Stiles Harold Williams
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Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
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Company:Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
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Latest product news
Gerflor strengthens with acquisition of US sports surfacing company

Flooring specialist Gerflor has completed the acquisition of the US sports surfacing company Connor Sport Court International. The move brings three leading brands – Connor, Sport Court and Taraflex – together under one flagship group. Gerflor said the acquisition will expand its global reach and sports product range portfolio. More>>
  Gerflor strengthens with acquisition of US sports surfacing company
Elite cycling centre’s testing and training on track with Wattbike  
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Elite cycling centre’s testing and training on track with Wattbike
The UCI World Cycling Centre (WCC) in Aigle, Switzerland, is the elite coaching and training centre based at the headquarters of cycling’s world governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). When WCC director Frédéric Magné was looking for a tool to help his coaches and athletes across the globe perform a range of testing protocols he turned to the Wattbike. More>>
Serco extends multi-site contract with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength
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Serco extends multi-site contract with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength

Life Fitness’ multi-site contract with Serco has been extended for a further five years under which it will provide fitness equipment across the management company’s entire leisure portfolio. More>>
 
Pram innovation enhances family-friendly reputation
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Pram innovation enhances family-friendly reputation

'Buggy Lock' is a new security system launched by safety and security specialists Cardea Solutions, offering family-friendly facilities a low-cost, easy-fit solution to prevent the growing problem of buggy theft. More>>
 
Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers
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Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers

A new brand has emerged in the health and fitness industry offering a new alternative to the way supplements are consumed. More>>
London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people

A range of skin and bodycare products designed for active people by active people has been launched. British entrepreneur Lara Morgan is the creative force behind ‘activbod’, which features a regime of products for pre, during and post exercise designed to make make sport and physical activity a more appealing experience through better recovery and a pleasant bodycare experience. More>>
  London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people
FitLinxx enters consumer market with tracker built on accuracy and comfort  
FitLinxx enters consumer market with tracker built on accuracy and comfort
A device as small and offering the same level of comfort as a plaster will allow users to accurately track their heart rate and activity. The ‘AmpStrip’ is FitLinxx’s first foray into the consumer product market and has already won recognition at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) as a 2015 Best of Innovation Honoree for outstanding design and engineering. More>>
Unique fitness machines offer improved rehabilitation
Unique fitness machines offer improved rehabilitation

The world’s first range of fitness machines which allow users to perform controlled multi-axial exercises though all ranges of motion has been launched by Multiple Joint Fitness Systems (MuJo). More>>
 
Replay repairs negate need for resurfacing
Replay repairs negate need for resurfacing

Repair work carried out by Replay maintenance has indefinitely delayed the need to resurface three 3G artificial turf pitches at a leisure centre in east London. More>>
 
Flexible retail units help sell shirts at Premiership clubs
Flexible retail units help sell shirts at Premiership clubs

Three Premiership football clubs have contracted Rapid Retail to provide bespoke retail merchandising units for the new season. More>>
Robe Cyclones take fans’ breath away at NHL opener

NHL team the Pittsburgh Penguins made an extra special start to the season with Robe’s ‘Cyclone’ LED wash light/fan fixtures. As part of a pre-show event staged at the team’s Consol Energy Center home venue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, the Cyclones were placed in the runway tunnel used by the players as they came onto the ice. More>>
  Robe Cyclones take fans’ breath away at NHL opener
Decibel range gives fitness enthusiasts something to shout about
Decibel range gives fitness enthusiasts something to shout about

Focusing on maximising training performance without compromising on taste, the new Decibel range is hoping to make some noise in the sports supplements market. More>>
 
No limits to anti-gravity treadmill as mobile showcase launches
No limits to anti-gravity treadmill as mobile showcase launches

A NASA-engineered treadmill is set to take-off after a mobile showroom was launched to enable to enable potential customers to trial the technology on their doorstep. More>>
 
A winning combination
A winning combination

Lowe & Fletcher has launched a range of contactless digital combination locks, which allow the user immediate and simple keypad access without the need for a key. More>>
Primed for action with new floor systems  
Primed for action with new floor systems
New anchored fixed resilient wood sports floor systems have been launched by Action Floor Systems. The ‘Action Aero NR’ and ‘HL’ systems utilise factory-assembled panels with natural rubber pads that permit air circulation throughout the subfloor structure. Action Aero NR allows for incremental movement as a system when the floor expands or contracts. More>>
Payment technology upgrade at SMG Europe venues
Payment technology upgrade at SMG Europe venues

Venue operator SMG Europe has begun rolling out a new integrated POS solution as it continues to upgrade payment technology across its network. More>>
 
Bionic Leg is a unique rehabilitation aid from AlterG
Bionic Leg is a unique rehabilitation aid from AlterG

AlterG’s ‘Bionic Leg’ rehabilitation aid is the only wearable, battery-powered robotic device that can sense the user’s intent to move and respond accordingly. More>>
 
Protein-packed peanut butter launched by GoNutrition
Protein-packed peanut butter launched by GoNutrition

A range of flavoured natural peanut butters fortified with whey protein isolate has been launched by sports nutrition company GoNutrition. More>>
Codelocks upgrades lockers at Heythrop Park
Oxfordshire’s Heythrop Park has begun the process of upgrading 250 key and coin-operated lockers in its clubhouse changing rooms, moving to Codelocks’ KitLock digital cabinet locks. Designed to be as robust as possible, the locks are fitted in place of standard key cam locks, with customers needing only to enter a four-digit code on the keypad, lock the cabinet, and go. More>>
  Codelocks upgrades lockers at Heythrop Park
RFID wristband offers easy locker solution  
RFID wristband offers easy locker solution
EasyBand is a new low-cost, waterproof RFID wristband that can integrate with locker systems. Launched by Glasgow- based Authentic8 ID Solutions UK, the wristband uses a NXP Mifare 1K chip and is made from silicone. Each is laser- engraved with a unique serial number. Authentic8 says no hardware changes or upgrades are required if contactless or proximity Mifare smartcards or keyfobs are already being used. More>>
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SISIS proves pitch perfect for Essex rugby club
SISIS proves pitch perfect for Essex rugby club
Brentwood Rugby Club is enjoying its best playing surface for nearly 30 years after purchasing SISIS turf maintenance equipment. More>>
NXG equipment range launched by Podium 4 Sport
NXG equipment range launched by Podium 4 Sport
Belfast-based Podium 4 Sport has launched a new range of fitness equipment, while the company is also expanding into mainland UK. More>>
 
Ergonomic classroom chair now available in leisure facilities
Ergonomic classroom chair now available in leisure facilities
The leisure industry is being urged to do more to encourage good posture with the availability of an ergonomically- shaped chair designed to prevent the hazards of prolonged sitting positions. More>>
 
Re-launched USN offers range of new products
Re-launched USN offers range of new products
Sports nutrition supplier USN has re-launched its brand with a new logo and a cleaner packaging design. The aim is to build a consistent global identity across all markets. More>>
Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms
When Gambaru decided to open 24 hours a day, Addgards’ Hand & Handle Wet Wipe stations provided the perfect solution for fast, effective cleaning of all gym equipment for their members. Manufactured in a sleek black finish, the stations blended and enhanced the overall look and design of Gambaru’s corporate image. More>>
  Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms
Searching made easy with Gerflor’s new website
Searching made easy with Gerflor’s new website
Gerflor has unveiled its new website – designed to make it easier for architects, specifiers, interior designers, contractors and customers to find exactly what they're looking for. More>>
 
Smooth launch for advanced vortex mixer
Smooth launch for advanced vortex mixer
Designed to mix liquids and nutritional powders on the go, the new ‘Promixx 2.0’ sports bottle has been launched. More>>
 
FA centre selects SISIS for maintenance after FIFA trials
FA centre selects SISIS for maintenance after FIFA trials
The FA’s National Football Centre has chosen SISIS machinery for use on its indoor and outdoor synthetic pitches. More>>
Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room  
Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room
Health clubs and personal trainers will be able to offer group training sessions outdoors with D2F Fitness’ new functional training rig. The modular design of ‘XCUBE Oxygen’ means that clubs can tailor the functional training rig to meet the requirements of their outdoor space. Rigs can be manufactured in a variety of sizes, configurations and colours and come with outdoor flooring. More>>
 
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FaulknerBrowns is renowned for outstanding performance in the delivery of innovative, award-winning and record-breaking buildings.
The design service we offer extends from initial feasibility studies through all the design stages to completion of the building on site, leading the design team and co-ordinating and managing the client and contractor teams.
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SPATEX 2015 offers the greatest professional opportunity in 2015
When SPATEX 2015, the UK’s number one pool and spa expo, opens its doors at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena Jaguar Exhibition Hall from Sunday 1 to Tuesday 3 February, its focus will be on the hot tub and swim spa business.



 
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AP Beauty becomes Poland’s exclusive Mii distributor
Gerrard International, creator of Mii Cosmetics and Kissed by Mii Instant Tanning, has announced AP Beauty as the exclusive Mii distributor in Poland.



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Physical Company enhances flooring solutions for 2015
Physical Company has identified fitness flooring as a growth market for 2015. The forward-thinking fitness equipment supplier has added a range of flooring products to its new catalogue.



 
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Switching to renewables made easy with biomass heating system
Tourist attractions looking to switch to renewables could make use of biomass energy plants, according to Exeter, UK- based Fair Energy.



 
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A new generation of drinking water appliance
London landmark The Gherkin was the scene of the official launch of Zip Heaters UK’s “new generation” of drinking water appliance.



 
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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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Cruden powerboat simulator makes waves at IAAPA
A world champion river racing driver has helped launch Cruden’s new powerboat simulator for the attractions industry.



 
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International growth projected for Danny Rose
Paris-based art and design company Danny Rose says it has expanded its portfolio and international presence.



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Codelocks upgrades lockers at Heythrop Park
Oxfordshire’s Heythrop Park has begun the process of upgrading 250 key and coin-operated lockers in its clubhouse changing rooms, moving to Codelocks’ KitLock digital cabinet locks.



 
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LatiTube rides wave to WhiteWater stable
Surf’s up for WhiteWater following its acquisition of the ‘LatiTube’ line of products. The surfing attraction joins the WhiteWater family range.




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