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Location:London Alperton, United Kingdom
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Customer Relationship Manager
Salary: £30,000 pa
Location:West London, United Kingdom
Company: British Military Fitness
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Stop Smoking Advisor
Salary: £16-24k
Location:Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Live Well Luton
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Sport and Health Development Officer
Salary: £24,184 per annum
Location:Northampton – Any Northampton Leisure Trust Facility, United Kingdom
Company: Northampton Leisure Trust
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Assistant Health and Fitness Manager
Salary: £24,775 per annum
Location:University Park Campus, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: University of Nottingham
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Sports Centre Supervisors 3 x part time
Salary: £16,380 pro rata (£9 per hour)
Location:Essex, United Kingdom
Company: St Aubyn's
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Assistant Manager x2 posts
Salary: Band 6: £20,400 - £21,734 pa
Location:Carlton, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Gedling Borough Council
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Freelance Quality Assurance Officers
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Company: Sports Leaders UK
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Sales & Membership Advisors
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Company: Parkwood Leisure
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19 Dec 2014
FIFA to publish full version of World Cup corruption report
World football governing body FIFA is to release more of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption, after its executives voted unanimously to publish a "legally appropriate version." More>>
19 Dec 2014
Milwaukee Brewers announces plans for Allan Selig Experience
Baseball team the Milwaukee Brewers has announced plans for a new fan experience at its Miller Park home – a state-of-the-art attraction to honour retiring Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner and former Brewers owner, Allan Selig. More>>
19 Dec 2014
MLS club D.C. United gets green light for new stadium
The District of Columbia Council (DCC) has approved plans to build a new home for Major League Soccer (MLS) club D.C. United. More>>
18 Dec 2014
EU courts rule obesity can be classed as a disability
Employers across Europe may be forced to make adjustments to work environments to accommodate overweight employees, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that obesity can constitute a disability within European law. More>>
18 Dec 2014
A good year: ukactive profits jump 123 per cent
Physical activity sector representative body ukactive has reported a strong set of annual financial figures, with turnover increasing by £2.3m and profits up 123 per cent. More>>
17 Dec 2014
£1.5m for football clubs which increase opportunities for under-represented groups
The Football Foundation will distribute a further £1.5m to clubs which are committed to increasing the number of women and members of other under- represented groups playing football in England. More>>
17 Dec 2014
Bidding for 2024 Olympics hots up as USA joins race
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has confirmed it will bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, with one of Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington, D.C becoming the official bid city. More>>
17 Dec 2014
New scheme offers shopping vouchers to those who exercise
A physical activity loyalty card (PAL), which rewards users with shopping vouchers, has been launched in Northern Ireland with the aim of combating inactivity. More>>
16 Dec 2014
Manchester's National Football Museum among runners for European Museum of the Year
Manchester’s National Football Museum, Titanic Belfast and the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth are among this year’s nominees for European Museum of the Year. More>>
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13 Jan 2015
Quest NBS Sport Development Benchmarking Seminar
Holywell Park Loughborough
United Kingdom
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22-24 Jan 2015
UK Pool and Spa Expo
NEC Birmingham
United Kingdom
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26-27 Jan 2015
Facilities Management Forum
Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted
United Kingdom
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01-03 Feb 2015
Spatex 2015
Jaguar Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena Coventry
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09 Feb 2015
SAPCA Conference and Annual Dinner
Chesford Grange Kenilworth
United Kingdom
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18 Feb 2015
Open Day at Bucks New University
Bucks New University High Wycombe
United Kingdom
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25-27 Feb 2015
IDEA Personal Trainer Institute East
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Alexandria
United States
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26 Feb 2015
Quest & NBS Conference 2015
Holywell Park Loughborough
United Kingdom
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04-05 Mar 2015
The Sport Business Summit
The TimesCenter New York
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10 Mar 2015
Sports Facility Show
Lee Valley Athletics Centre London
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10 Mar 2015
Insight 2015
Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub Warrington
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11 Mar 2015
Insight 2015
K2 Crawley Crawley
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Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield – opportunities for leisure licences/leases
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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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Procurement Consultancy support for the Tendering of a Leisure Centre Management Contract
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Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
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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
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Company:Rushmoor Borough Council
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Sports facility provision
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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
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Sports Playing Field for sale
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Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
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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. Under the new name, Conica will continue to provide the same tyre recycling services, supplying rubber granulate to sport, leisure and other industries. More>>
  Conica the new name for Charles Lawrence International
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>>
SPATEX 2015 – The water leisure expo of 2015
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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>>
 
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
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. More>>
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. A £60k project at The Rayleigh Club's championship golf course has seen the excavation of a number of new ponds and the formation of bunds with the arisings. More>>
  Two flood alleviation projects carried out by O’Brien
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. Newly- launched sports nutrition brand Protein Dynamix’s ‘DynaBar’ was considered the best tasting bar by 79 per cent of the 103 participants of the test. 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. More>>
 
Sports world to converge on Geneva for ISC 2014
Sports world to converge on Geneva for ISC 2014

Focusing on the business of sport, the International Sports Convention 2014 (ISC 2014) is to take place between December 10-11 in Geneva, Switzerland. More>>
 
Gerflor strengthens with acquisition of US sports surfacing company
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. 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. 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>>
Serco extends multi-site contract with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength  
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. This includes more than 30 leisure centres managed by Serco across the UK, on behalf of local authorities. The partnership has seen the introduction of technologically advanced cardiovascular equipment. 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
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. More>>
 
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
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. AlterG’s ‘Anti-Gravity Treadmill’ uses the latest in advanced differential air pressure technology (ADAPT) to ‘unweight’ the user by as much as 80 per cent in precise one per cent increments. More>>
  No limits to anti-gravity treadmill as mobile showcase launches
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. The battery-operated locks can either be used independently or paired with existing wireless systems using RFID. Users have the flexibility to set and change their personal entry code. More>>
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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. 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. More>>
 
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 originally designed to prevent the hazards of prolonged sitting positions in a classroom environment. UK company Spaceforme has now opened the EN Series chair up to the leisure market through a network of UK dealers. More>>
 
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Comfort Zone event offers unique experience
A range of speakers, from philosopher Alberto Peretti to neuroscientist Claudia Aguirre, joined more than 400 guests at Comfort Zone’s recent ‘Experience Tour’.



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EMS-based training programme launches in the UK
A new personal training programme is hoping to be at the forefront of an increased uptake in the UK of electronic muscle stimulation (EMS) as an effective workout.



 
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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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Seminar programme at VAE encourages sharing of ideas
Details of a comprehensive seminar and education programme at the Visitor Attraction Expo (VAE) have been revealed.



 
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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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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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Biggest ever UK Pool & Spa Expo a not-to-be-missed event for wet leisure industry
UK Pool & Spa Expo 2015 will be taking place between 22-24 January in Hall 10 at The NEC, Birmingham.




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