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Head of Facilities
Salary: £40,192 pa (plus essential car user allowance)
Location: Oldham, United Kingdom
Company:Oldham Community Leisure


Duty Manager
Salary: £16,750 per annum
Location:Ilfracombe, North Devon, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
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Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £18,845 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location:Kentish Town, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
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Financial Accountant
Salary: Circa £35,000.00
Location:Central London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAed
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Club Receptionist - Casual contract
Salary: £8.96 per hour
Location:Central London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA Club
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Sports Centre Duty Manager
Salary: £23,000 p.a. (incl London Weighting) depending on experience
Location:London, United Kingdom
Company: Westminster School
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Franchise Manager
Salary: Competitive salary circa £33,000
Location:Fulham, London and the UK, United Kingdom
Company: Tinies UK Ltd
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Senior Operations Assistant
Salary: pa £14,819 to £18,600 pro rata
Location:Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Company: Shenley Leisure Centre Trust
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Business Development Officer
Salary: Up to £22,667
Location:Northampton, United Kingdom
Company: Northampton Leisure Trust
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Child Weight Management Practitioner
Salary: £16k - £24k
Location:Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Live Well Luton
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Sports Development Officer - Athletic Union
Salary: £20,366 pro-rata pa + PRP
Location:Hatfield, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
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21 Oct 2014
UEFA signs landmark partnership with European Commission
UEFA has signed a “historic agreement” with the European Commission, designed to further improve the relationship between the football governing body and the European Union (EU). More>>
21 Oct 2014
Microsoft poised to launch a wearable device ‘within weeks’
Microsoft is reportedly weeks away from launching its own smartwatch with fitness tracking features, expected to challenge existing offerings from rivals Samsung and Apple. More>>
20 Oct 2014
Cambridge City FC receives green light for stadium plans
Cambridge City Football Club (CCFC) has been given the green light to build a 3,000-capacity community stadium in Sawston, Cambridgeshire. More>>
20 Oct 2014
‘Window of opportunity’ for sport to harness technology
Sport should seize the moment and utilise “window of opportunity” to harness technology and get more people involved in sport, according to a new report. More>>
20 Oct 2014
Sport initiative to help people with mental health problems
A new £2m programme using sport to improve the lives of people with mental health problems will be launched in England next year (2015). More>>
17 Oct 2014
Arup selected to masterplan 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Consultancy and engineering firm Arup has won the contract to advise on venues and infrastructure for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. More>>
16 Oct 2014
Newcastle United fans win stadium ruling
A supporters group for Newcastle United Football Club has won its bid to protect the club’s home ground of St James’ Park in case the stadium is ever put up for sale. More>>
16 Oct 2014
First projects completed under Sport England’s £18m Primary Spaces fund
More than 600 primary schools in England have now received grants from Sport England’s £18m Primary Spaces fund to improve their outdoor sports facilities. More>>
15 Oct 2014
Floating bikeway joins pot of ideas for London cycling
When it comes to how best to cater for cyclists in the UK’s capital, more ideas are being “floated” than ever before. The latest is the Thames Deckway, a 7- mile (11km) stretch of cycle path that would float alongside the banks of London’s famed river. More>>
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20-21 Oct 2014
Total Security Summit
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa Whittlebury
United Kingdom
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21 Oct 2014
BASIS Sustainable Sport Conference 2014
Millennium Stadium Cardiff
United Kingdom
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21-22 Oct 2014
Soccerex Americas Forum
Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC)
Barbados
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21-24 Oct 2014
Interbad
Trade Fair Centre (Airport) Stuttgart
Germany
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22-23 Oct 2014
Showman's Show
Newbury Showground Newbury
United Kingdom
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23 Oct 2014
Venues and Destinations Summit
Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted
United Kingdom
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25-26 Oct 2014
1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting
University of Derby Derby
United Kingdom
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28 Oct 2014
Sports Facility Show
Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility Motherwell
United Kingdom
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04-05 Nov 2014
Soccerex African Forum 2014
Moses Mabhida Stadium Durban
South Africa
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04-05 Nov 2014
Sport Obiekt
Kielce
Poland
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05 Nov 2014
Postgraduate Open Evening - Bucks New Uni
Buckinghamshire New University High Wycombe
United Kingdom
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05 Nov 2014
active-net suppliers' workshop
Loughborough University Loughborough
United Kingdom
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Expressions of Interest invited: Contract to operate London horizons Leisure Club and Accommodation
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Leisure Management Contract
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Company:Hart District Council
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Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk
Company:Suffolk Coastal District Council
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Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
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Company:Abingdon-on-Thames 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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Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria
Company:South Lakeland District Council
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Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
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Company:Kirklees Active Leisure
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Offers Invited by Informal Tender
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Adventure Play and Day Nursery - Freehold
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Company:Christie + Co
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Leisure Development Land for Sale
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Company:Carmarthenshire County Council
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Latest product news
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>>
  RFID wristband offers easy locker solution
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. Introduced to the UK market in summer 2014, the product was unveiled by the security firm as the latest police statistics indicated a rise of almost 25 per cent since 2010 in pram theft. More>>
New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club
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New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club

Life Fitness has installed new fitness equipment at Isenhurst Country Club, which has sites in Heathfield, Uckfield and Crowborough, East Sussex. 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>>
 
Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms
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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. More>>
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. The Essex club has been using a SISIS ‘Quadraplay’ system and ‘Multitiner’ drum type tractor mounted aerator since August 2013. The equipment was purchased with the help of a Rugby Football Union (RFU) ‘Get Fit for Rugby World Cup 2015’ grant. More>>
  SISIS proves pitch perfect for Essex rugby club
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. The ‘NXG Exercise Equipment’ range features dumbbells, barbells, kettlebells, weight plates, Olympic bars, yoga mats and studio barbell sets. It is designed both for commercial gyms and home set-ups. 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>>
 
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>>
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. Unique blended flavours such as cola, wild berries and pink lemonade are used in the range from new UK company Decibel Sports Nutrition. More>>
  Decibel range gives fitness enthusiasts something to shout about
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. More>>
Tennis ace Serena Williams on a Mission to combat overheating  
Tennis ace Serena Williams on a Mission to combat overheating
Mission Athletecare – which was co-founded by a group of athletes including tennis champion Serena Williams – has launched its ‘EnduraCool’ instant cooling towel in the UK. The company also counts NBA basketball players Dwight Howard and Dwyane Wade, MLB baseball all-star David Wright and Olympic football gold medallist Mia Hamm among its co- founders. More>>
Maintain rather than replace artificial surfaces, owners told
Maintain rather than replace artificial surfaces, owners told

Replay Maintenance is aiming to educate facility owners across the UK on the benefits of maintaining their artificial sports surfaces rather than replacing them. More>>
 
Rugby World Cup teams to use Blakedown pitches for training
Rugby World Cup teams to use Blakedown pitches for training

A number of Blakedown Sport & Play pitches have been selected for use as training facilities during the Rugby World Cup 2015. More>>
 
Olympic champion Trott joins Matrix Fitness cycling team
Olympic champion Trott joins Matrix Fitness cycling team

Laura Trott, one of the superstars of the London 2012 Olympics, has joined the Matrix Fitness – Vulpine cycling team. More>>
Notts Sport becomes official England Hockey partner
England Hockey has selected synthetic surfacing supplier Notts Sport to be its official facilities partner. The pair will work to deliver the best new and refurbished hockey facilities to clubs, schools and local authorities to grow the game in communities across the country. Notts Sport will also become the official ‘Club Weekend’ partner of England Hockey from 2015. More>>
  Notts Sport becomes official England Hockey partner
Infrared heating gives pilates classes a sunny disposition  
Infrared heating gives pilates classes a sunny disposition
Five Infrarad heaters are creating the ideal temperature at classes at the Love Pilates studio in Glasgow. The infrared ‘Slimline Power Heaters’ work in a similar fashion as the sun, by producing rays of heat that radiate off objects within a building. This ongoing cycle generates further heat and subsequent rays to ensure an even and comfortable environment. More>>
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Technogym wins Rio Olympics supply contract
Technogym wins Rio Olympics supply contract
With two years to go to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Technogym has been selected as the official fitness equipment supplier for all athletic preparation centres. More>>
Manchester City transfers success on the pitch to the kitchen
Manchester City transfers success on the pitch to the kitchen
Manchester City Football Club is seeking to become a champion in hospitality as well as on the pitch after installing a smart kitchen automation solution from Call Systems Technology. More>>
 
New Holland machines used to help upgrade Millennium Stadium surface
New Holland machines used to help upgrade Millennium Stadium surface
A groundcare team from New Holland dealership JG Plant has removed the last fully grass surface at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium. More>>
 
LED light has a fluorescent feeling
LED light has a fluorescent feeling
An exterior LED luminaire that delivers the look and feel of a fluorescent fixture – but still delivers efficiencies of more than 60 per cent compared to T8 fluorescent equivalents – has been launched. More>>
Small sided footballers get tactics and fitness advice on new online hub
An online hub offering advice on tactics, technique, nutrition and fitness for 5-a-side and 7-a-side football players and teams has been developed by Mitre Sports International. Mitre Star aims to curate the best bite-sized online content in these areas, working with online influencers and their existing communities such as FourFourTwo and nutritionist Ben Coombes. More>>
  Small sided footballers get tactics and fitness advice on new online hub
Replay value for Sussex club’s tennis courts
Replay value for Sussex club’s tennis courts
Two artificial tennis courts at a Sussex club have been restored to ‘as new’ condition following work carried out by Replay Maintenance. More>>
 
Customer feedback solution aims to disrupt the market
Customer feedback solution aims to disrupt the market
Anytime Fitness Basingstoke has trialled a new customer feedback solution called RatingsPlus ahead of its official launch later this year. More>>
 
Calorex supports children’s swim school pool
Calorex supports children’s swim school pool
A Calorex dehumidifier is maintaining ideal swimming conditions at a new swim school pool in Hull. The Vaporex 55 wall mounted dehumidifier recirculates the air and physically removes moisture from it. More>>
PSD announces new Eliet overseeder
 
PSD announces new Eliet overseeder
Distributor PSD Groundscare has announced the launch of a new overseeder from Eliet. The DZC 600 has been designed to make high tech overseeding possible at an affordable price, according to PSD. The cutting blades at the front of the machine cut open 10-15mm (0.4–0.6”) deep grooves in the soil of the lawn in preparation for the grass seed. More>>
 
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NUSSLI Group
Whether temporary, modular or permanent structures - with the realisation of complex projects over the past decades, NUSSLI has seen to it that events, trade fairs and exhibitions have all left a memorable impression.
Our key products include grandstands, stages and modular stadium solutions as well as overlay works for major events.
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Environ creates “face lift in a bottle” with new launch
Anti-ageing skincare company Environ is to launch its first major active homecare treatment product in four years this November.



 
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Christina looks to Vietnam with wellbeing contest
Skincare experts The Christina Company has partnered with Vietnamese professional publishing house and opinion leaders club, Lady Luxury - Nam Huong, to organise the ‘Top 100 Best Beauty & Wellbeing Competition’.



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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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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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Smart solutions heating up hospitality sector
Smart Fire UK has added an innovative outdoor heater to its range of “new generation” heating products for the hospitality sector.



 
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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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Dance event moves ahead with CAST Software solution
CAST Software’s ‘Wysiwyg R33’ solution has been used to create all lighting at a long-running open air dance event in Belgium.



 
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Micro museum part of a major contract for Syx
A newly-opened Amsterdam museum has selected Syx Automations software for its POS systems and access control.



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Contract win for Beacon at Buckinghamshire country club’s new hotel
Beacon has been selected to manage the design and purchasing for a new hotel being built at a Buckinghamshire golf and country club.



 
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Accesso reveals enhanced waterpark queuing solution
An updated version of a wristband that lets guests wait for popular waterslides without standing in line has been unveiled.




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