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General Managers
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Newcastle North, London Stockwell, London Waterloo and London Alperton, United Kingdom
Company:The Gym Group


Assistant General Manager
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Location:London Charing Cross, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
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General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location:London Stockwell, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
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Football Coach
Salary: -
Location:Lincoln Park, New Jersey, United States
Company: The Sports Factory
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School Sport Activator
Salary: £18,453 - £20,198 pro rata
Location:Erdington, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: Kingsbury School Sports Partnership CIC
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Leisure Manager
Salary: £22,221 - £25,472 pa + benefits
Location:Sidmouth, East Devon, United Kingdom
Company: LED Leisure Management Ltd
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Fitness Instructor - part time
Salary: Competitive
Location:Harrow, London, United Kingdom
Company: Harrow School
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Product Demonstrators Required
Salary: £15,000
Location:South West / South East of England, United Kingdom
Company: Cyber Coach
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Sales and Membership Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location:Newcastle, United Kingdom
Company: Speedflex
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Centre Manager
Salary: £26k - £40k
Location:West Byfleet, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Speedflex
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Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: Up to £16,962 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location:Ruislip, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
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24 Oct 2014
Cost of Olympic stadium conversion increases to £190m
The cost of converting the London Olympic Stadium into a 54,000-capacity multi-use stadium is set to rise from £154m to £190m due to complications in the new roof. More>>
23 Oct 2014
Winter Olympic hero Jenny Jones to launch snowsport club for youngsters
Olympic medallist snowboarder Jenny Jones will launch a new snowsports club aimed at 11-18 year olds in Southampton next week. More>>
23 Oct 2014
Public Health England launches framework to tackle inactivity
Public Health England (PHE) has today (23 October) published Everybody Active, Every Day, a framework for nationwide action to combat the physical inactivity epidemic. More>>
23 Oct 2014
UK government to back London-based NFL franchise
Chancellor George Osborne has said the UK government would support plans for a London-based National Football League (NFL) team. More>>
22 Oct 2014
New government initiative aiming to strengthen “fan power” at football clubs
The coalition government has launched a new initiative aiming to ensure football fans have more say in the running of their clubs. More>>
22 Oct 2014
Fit For Sport strengthens team to foster growth
Children's activity and sport provider Fit For Sport has strengthened its management team with two new appointments to support ongoing expansion. More>>
22 Oct 2014
London’s Crystal Palace Sports Centre up for public consultation
Boris Johnson, mayor of London, has begun a consultation process with GT Architects over the proposed plans for a sports centre at Crystal Palace, south London. More>>
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>>
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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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06-08 Nov 2014
India Sports Expo
Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium New Delhi
India
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13 Nov 2014
HABC National Conference
Old Trafford Stadium Manchester
United Kingdom
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13-15 Nov 2014
Athletic Business Conference & Expo
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
United States
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15-16 Nov 2014
1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting
The centre for sport and exercise science
United Kingdom
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16-19 Nov 2014
14th Annual IHRSA European Congress
TBC Amsterdam
Netherlands
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18-21 Nov 2014
Piscine Expo
Eurexpo Lyon
France
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Expressions of Interest invited: Contract to operate London horizons Leisure Club and Accommodation
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Company:Horizon Leisure
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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
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
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. As part of an exclusive supplier agreement with the independent operator, Life Fitness has installed 63 pieces of new cardiovascular equipment including the Elliptical Cross-Trainer, Integrity Series Upright Lifecyle, Club Series Recumbent Lifecycle and FlexStrider with Discover SE. 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>>
 
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>>
 
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>>
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>>
  A winning combination
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. 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>>
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>>
 
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
The FA’s National Football Centre has chosen SISIS machinery for use on its indoor and outdoor synthetic pitches. St George’s Park will use the company’s ‘Osca’ tractor mounted oscillating brush following trials held by FIFA on synthetic surface maintenance equipment. Alan Ferguson, head of grounds and estate, has previously used the equipment. More>>
  FA centre selects SISIS for maintenance after FIFA trials
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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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. 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. More>>
 
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. The Heineken Cup final on 24 May was the last event to take place before a modern, semi-synthetic replacement surface was laid. More>>
 
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Château de Beauté from Christina – pure vino luxury
Christina’s newest innovation, the ‘Château de Beauté’ series, will be presented for the first time to visitors of Cosmoprof Asia 2014.



 
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Soothing balm straight from the Tree of Life
A multi-purpose balm for the face and body featuring an ingredient derived from the ‘Tree of Life’ has been launched by Elemental Herbology.



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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.



 
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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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Intelligent fire door holder an easy access solution
Geofire’s ‘Agrippa’ wire-free fire door holders have been installed at a luxury hotel in London’s Trafalgar Square.



 
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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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Historic order for WhiteWater in China
Zhengzhou Yinji Kaifeng Waterpark’s purchase of C$29m (US$25.8m, €20.3m, £16.1m) worth of WhiteWater products is the largest single order in waterpark history, according to the Canadian manufacturer.



 
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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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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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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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