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Facility Manager
Salary: £37,578 pa plus benefits package
Location: Cradley Heath, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: Sandwell Leisure Trust


Action Challenge Instructor
Salary: £6.73 per hour
Location: Cumbria, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs
Deputy General Manager
Salary: Circa £67k per annum
Location: Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Company: Center Parcs
Instructors
Salary: -
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Les Mills
Assistant Manager
Salary: £15,000 - £19,000 depending on experience
Location: Various, United Kingdom
Company: Powerleague
Gym Manager
Salary: -
Location: Tilehurst, Reading, United Kingdom
Company: Rivers Health and Fitness
Spa / Beauty Therapists
Salary: Competitive
Location: Suffolk, United Kingdom
Company: Bedford Lodge Hotel
Intensive Personal Trainer
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Personal Training Diploma
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Leisure Facilities Manager
Salary: £21,144 – £23,213 pa
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: North Hertfordshire College
Duty Officer
Salary: £17,000 to £19,000
Location: Godalming, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Charterhouse Club
Funding for Careers in Fitness
Salary: -
Location: South East, United Kingdom
Company: Amac Training Ltd
MSc Health Rehabilitation and Exercise
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University
MSc Health, Exercise and Wellbeing
Location: United Kingdom
Company: Bucks New University
Leisure Attendant - Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Loughton, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
2 Female Fitness Instructors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Essex, United Kingdom
Company: Inner Beauty

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in this issue

• Olympic Park opens to public after £300m investment
• Disregard 'feelings' over obesity
• Bill Shankly hotel plans revealed


Property & tenders
Maximise Your Property Asset Potential With Natural Retreats
Location: Company: Natural Retreats
Commercial Development Opportunities At Brockholes Visitor Centre And Nature Reserve
Location: Company: Lancashire Wildlife Trust
Invitation to provide a quotation to conduct an Options Appraisal for the future management of Chichester District Council's Sport and Leisure facilities
Location: Chichester Company: Chichester District Council
Edinburgh Leisure Fitness Equipment Tender
Location: Edinburgh Company: Edinburgh Leisure
Leisure Opportunity To Lease
Location: Isle of Wight Company: Scotcher and Co
Seasonal Coastal Visitor - Transport Operator
Location: North Tyneside Company: North Tyneside Council
Commercial development of multiple buildings
Location: Redbridge Company: Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure Ltd
Former Ten Pin Bowling Centre - Offers Invited Leasehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Mark Bremner’s 3d Leisure launches fitness facility at Lambeth Academy  
Mark Bremner’s 3d Leisure launches fitness facility at Lambeth Academy

By Jak Phillips

After overcoming several hurdles on its way to launch, it was somewhat fitting that LA ActiveLife leisure centre was opened recently by someone well-acquainted with conquering mountains: the youngest woman to ever climb Mount Everest, Bonita Norries. The project of transforming the sports facilities of Lambeth Academy in Clapham into a community-serving gym was brought to fruition by Mark Bremner’s 3d Leisure. Since the .... more>>
Places for People to oversee major investment projects as part of new contract wins  
Places for People to oversee major investment projects as part of new contract wins

By Jak Phillips

Places for People Leisure – formerly DC Leisure – has acquired two 15-year contracts to manage and transform leisure facilities on behalf of Mid Sussex District Council and Wycombe District Council. The new partnership with Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) commences on 1 July and will see a multi-million pound investment across The Triangle, Kings and Dolphin leisure centres, with all upgrades scheduled for completion by .... more>>

Weight Watchers rumoured to be in takeover bid for online fitness startup  
By Jak Phillips

Virtual fitness coaching startup Wello could soon be subject to a takeover from Weight Watchers, according to press reports. A story on the website TechCrunch says sources have .... more>>
Boston bike scheme prescribes cycling passes for patients  
By Jak Phillips

Authorities in Boston, US, have unveiled a pioneering new programme whereby doctors can prescribe patients with membership to the city’s bike share scheme. .... more>>
Study underlines clinical benefits of massage therapy  
By Helen Andrews

The clinical value of massage therapy and its circulatory benefits have been established by a study published in the journal Archives of Physical Medicine and .... more>>
Nike boosts wearable tech software expansion with R&D lab  
By Jak Phillips

Sportswear giant Nike has signalled its ambitions to dominate the wearable tech and fitness app market with the opening of a research and development lab in San .... more>>
£19 million Everyone Active Acton Centre completed  
By Jak Phillips

Ealing Council’s £19m redevelopment of Acton Town Hall in west London is complete, with the new leisure centre due to open this Saturday (19 April) after 22 months of construction. The .... more>>
Lack of exercise and sport participation prevalent in EU, says new research  
By Chris Dodd

More than half of European Union citizens never or seldom take part in exercise or play sport, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey. The research .... more>>
Dundee aquatic facility spurs city-wide swimming participation  
By Chris Dodd

The number of people in Dundee taking part in swimming has jumped 17.5 per cent, with the boom being attributed to the city’s £31m Olympia development. The .... more>>
The Gym Group rockets up the profit charts  
By Jak Phillips

The Gym Group has taken 16th place in a Sunday Times financial league table ranking companies according to growth in profits over the last three years. It is the only operator in .... more>>
Sugar sin bin strikes chord with club members  
By Jak Phillips

A west country gym’s new sugar sin bin has inspired more than 100 members to dump their sweet treats and seek nutritional advice on how to live a healthier lifestyle. Staff at theclub at Cadbury House in Congresbury, Somerset decided to launch the .... more>>
Life Fitness sets sights on public sector with new appointments
 
By Jak Phillips

Equipment supplier Life Fitness has strengthened its focus on the public sector through the promotion of Andy McLaughlan as public sector development manager and the appointments of Roger Eldergill and Rebecca Knight as public sector account managers .... more>>
Fusion Lifestyle attracts top talent to bolster management team  
By Jak Phillips

Two new recruits from leisure giants David Lloyd Leisure and Virgin Active have joined London-based chairty Fusion Lifestyle’s business management team. Following a strong 2013, the company has brought in Ian Cooper as regional business manager and Stephen Wren as divisional business manager to drive standards and .... more>>
Watford girls school upgrades gym gear  
By Jak Phillips

FullerLife Health & Fitness Centre, a community club run by Watford Grammar School for Girls, has been refurbished and relaunched with a new range of equipment supplied by SportsArt Fitness. .... more>>
Big brands must embrace social purpose to thrive in H&F sector: report  
By Tom Anstey

A new report from Oxygen Consulting has said that the physical activity sector must “unleash” its social purpose to thrive among the wave of private and budget gyms. The report – a collaboration between Matrix, The Gym Group and ukactive – said .... more>>

Features
Gladstone

Promotional feature:
Gladstone


Getting active online


Health Club Awards:

Now in its fourth year, the deadline is looming for entry to the awards
A nudge in the right direction

Public health:
A nudge in the right direction


ukactive's 'Turning the Tide on Obesity' campaign is the latest to rely on nudging. But what is nudging, and does it work? Tom Walker looks at what's involved
There's an idea

Research round-up:
There's an idea


New research suggests that exercise can boost creative thinking
Turning the tide

Physical inactivity:
Turning the tide


Is ukactive's campaign to tackle inactivity on track to achieve its goals?
Passing on the fitness bug

ukactive update:
Passing on the fitness bug


ukactive teams up with Judy Murray to put family exercise on the agenda
Rewarding activity

Retention software:
Rewarding activity


With today's activity tracking devices, reward schemes can acknowledge actual activity, not just attendance
Take a shower, build a well

Gymtopia series:
Take a shower, build a well


Ray Algar takes a look at an initiative by Denmark's Fresh Fitness to fund fresh water wells in Uganda


News round-up:

LA fitness announces the sale of 33 of its clubs, énergie unveils plans to open 40 new clubs this year, Mike Balfour invests in new One Rebel gym chain, and Precor announces a new partnership with YMCA
Product news
Addressing functional imbalances

Addressing functional imbalances

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

The Jordan Training Academy has launched five brand new courses designed to bridge the gap between medical and alternative healthcare intervention and the prevention of injury, by teaching healthcare and fitness professionals to identify, assess and train distinctive functional imbalances.
 
Getting TIYRd

Getting TIYRd

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

The Escape TIYR has been designed to maintain the rawness of flipping strongman tyres, and delivers all the original fitness challenges, but with none of the downsides of scrap tyres.
 
Box clever

Box clever

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Star Trac has launched BoxMaster education - instructor training to accompany its BoxMaster boxing training station.
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Alliance Leisure Services

Facility Development and Client Support.

Main services: Design, Build and Fund; Project Management; Leisure Facility Remodelling; Client Support; Marketing Services; Retention Support; Staff Training and Development.
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Fitness operators hiding behind health and safety prevents active participation

Many gym customers who regularly work away from their home club, find the rigid operational procedures enforced by public sector gym operators prevent them from enjoying exercise.
  Fitness operators hiding behind health and safety prevents active participation

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