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Temporary Swimming Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: East Sussex, United Kingdom
Company: Chailey Heritage Foundation


2 x Part time Duty managers
Salary: Grade F £21,519
Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom
Company: Everybody Sport and Recreation
Leisure Centre Manager - Trampoline Park
Salary: £30k plus bonus
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: AirHop
Customer Service Advisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Customer Service Advisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Streatham, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Tutors / Assessors / Internal Verifiers
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Diverse Trainers
Duty Manager
Salary: £19,802 and rising to £22,927 per annum.
Location: Sussex, United Kingdom
Company: University of Sussex
Fitness Advisors
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Private Members Club, Chelsea
Operations Manager
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Location: St Albans, United Kingdom
Company: Oaklands College
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Recreation Attendant
Salary: £15,500 & £16,200 per year
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Membership Advisor
Salary: £15,500 & 16,500 per year with an uncapped commission
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Duty Manager
Salary: £16,500 & £18,500 per year
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Achieve Lifestyle
Leisure Manager
Salary: £40,520 - £45,017 p.a.
Location: Devon, United Kingdom
Company: Teignbridge D C
Lecturer in Rugby
Salary: £19,956-£28,944 per annum,
Location: Preston, United Kingdom
Company: Myerscough College
Lecturer in Golf
Salary: £19,956-£28,944 per annum,
Location: Preston, United Kingdom
Company: Myerscough College

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in this issue

• Pure Gym to push expansion despite failed merger
• ukactive criticises NICE guidelines
• Maiden voyage for Titanic Hotel


Property & tenders
Expression of interest for golf service
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Rhyl Coastal Facilities Expressions of Interest
Location: North Wales Company: Denbighshire County Council
Leisure Contract Briefing Day
Location: Hornchurch, London Company: London Borough of Havering
Tender for the sole concession to trade in ice creams, cold drinks and confectionery
Location: Milton Keynes Company: The Parks Trust
Adventure Play and Day Nursery - Freehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
Request for Quotations
Location: Company: Bridgend County Borough Council
A fantastic opportunity to acquire a prime Family Entertainment Centre
Location: Company: GVA
A Diverse Leisure Portfolio in the Mendip District of Somerset
Location: Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Essex yoga studio stretches out into cycle hub craze  
Essex yoga studio stretches out into cycle hub craze

By Jak Phillips

An independent yoga studio in Essex has got the wheels in motion on its new venture – a 1,000sq ft cycling studio with a focus on high-intensity training, the latest in a string of such openings in the south east. Cycle Rhythm was created by local .... more>>
Matrix promotes James Blower to drive international sales charge  
Matrix promotes James Blower to drive international sales charge

By Jak Phillips

Matrix Fitness has made another tweak to its sales force as the equipment provider bids to spark a major global expansion, promoting UK strategic account manager James Blower to the role of international hospitality manager EMEA. Blower’s promotion is the latest in a string of recent appointments, which have seen Adie Meyer and Chris Maule both arrive from Precor, while former Sports-Art Fitness UK MD Alan Ellis has joined the key accounts team. Blower’s role is a .... more>>

Active IQ and CIMSPA unite for qualification partnership  
By Jak Phillips

Training provider Active IQ has teamed up with The Chartered Institute for Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) to help launch a series of new management and leadership qualifications. The qualifications, which include the first .... more>>
Sports Direct to reportedly launch in-store gyms  
By Jak Phillips

Following the news that JD Sports plans to incorporate a JD Gym into its major Newcastle store, retail and health club rival Sports Direct is eager to not be outdone and will reportedly also .... more>>
‘Steps into Work' finds leisure opportunities for students with learning disabilities  
By Jak Phillips

GLL, the UK's largest leisure charitable social enterprise, held its first ‘Steps into Work' graduation ceremony this week, which saw eight students with learning disabilities graduate from an internship programme run by .... more>>
Could high intensity workouts be the answer to ageing population issues?  
By Jak Phillips

One of the first studies into the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on elderly people has thrown up results suggesting six seconds bursts of exercise could have a significant impact on their health. With health services stretched to .... more>>
Controversial £9.4m leisure centre in Cumbria gets council green light  
By Jak Phillips

Allerdale Borough Council’s development panel has approved plans to build a new leisure complex in Workington, west Cumbria, .... more>>
Sports Direct shop relocation opens door to latest site for rival JD Gyms  
By Jak Phillips

Recent health club market debutant JD Sports has submitted plans to Newcastle City Council to extend its large store on Newcastle’s main shopping street and incorporate a two-storey JD Gym. .... more>>
Celebrity trainer Mark Anthony offloads Notting Hill gym  
By Jak Phillips

Celebrity fitness trainer Mark Anthony has sold his eponymous club in Notting Hill to HIIT-focused chain Heartcore Fitness for an undisclosed fee. The deal .... more>>
ClanFit Glasgow chills members with cryotherapy offering  
By Jak Phillips

Scotland has never been known for its warm climate, but members of the ClanFit gym in Glasgow were given the chance to go seriously sub-zero this week, thanks to an extreme cryotherapy treatment. BOC – an industrial and medical gases and technologies business – has developed .... more>>
UK’s biggest dedicated Parkour training facility gets a leg-up  
By Jak Phillips

The UK’s largest dedicated Parkour training facility has quadrupled in size, after North Lanarkshire Council (NLC) commissioned facilities provider Freemove to .... more>>
The Gym Group / Pure Gym merger stall due to CMA's 'narrow' view of health club market: Algar  
By Jak Phillips

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) decision to refer the proposed merger of The Gym Group and Pure Gym to an in-depth investigation – a move which .... more>>
Work starts on Adwick Leisure Centre improvement plan  
By Jak Phillips

Work has got underway this week on a £1.9m regeneration project to upgrade facilities at Adwick Leisure Centre in Doncaster. Operator Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust (DCLT) has .... more>>
Revealed: why consumers stop using fitness trackers  
By Jak Phillips

A new research paper examining why as many as one in three people ditch fitness trackers shortly after buying them, has found that better education of the benefits is key to ensuring more .... more>>
Exercise referral software specialist launches foundation to promote public health  
By Jak Phillips

Software provider Refer-all, which specialises in solutions to enhance the efficiency of exercise referrals from GP to leisure provider, has launched a new foundation designed to support leisure providers as they seek to work .... more>>

Features
Money talks

Member payments::
Money talks


Kath Hudson reports on payment trends in health and fitness
Matrix

Promotional feature:
Matrix


46 Promotional feature: Matrix The opportunity to work out while on the move has become an expectation – Matrix Fitness can help you turn it into an experience for staying guests
Running for a reason

Gymtopia series:
Running for a reason


Ray Algar reports on the GoodGym initiative, where the act of running is given a valuable social purpose
A matter of trust

Management series:
A matter of trust


Are you a manager or a leader, and are you getting the best out of your team? Justin Tamsett offers his advice on employee motivation


UK news round-up:

UK surpasses 8 million gym members, Sports Direct takes control of its first site, Apple unveils plans for its new tracking platform, and Disney drafted in to get kids fit
Gerflor

Promotional feature:
Gerflor


Gerflor completes its installation at Metro Fitness in Stockport, owned by European boxing champion Matthew Hatton and his father Ray
Attracting investors

Everyone's talking about...:
Attracting investors


As the economic climate improves, what should operators be doing to catch the attention of investors? We ask our panel of experts
Molly Crockett

People profiles:
Molly Crockett


Molly Crockett on precommitment


Lightweights:

A mat that dispenses fitness advice and a DJ-inspired morning workout
Product news
Virgin rolls out Escape Fitness equipment

Virgin rolls out Escape Fitness equipment

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Escape Fitness’ range of functional equipment has been rolled out across Virgin Active clubs around the UK.
 
Holiday Inn awards contract to Matrix Fitness

Holiday Inn awards contract to Matrix Fitness

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Matrix Fitness has won a contract to supply fitness equipment at three Holiday Inn properties, expanding its portfolio of hospitality sector installations.
 
Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

Samsung teams with Trek to improve mobile fitness

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Samsung Electronics has announced a global partnership with bicycle manufacturer Trek Bicycle. The South Korean giant is seeking to enhance the fitness and healthcare features of its mobile devices.
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Parent company OJMAR, S.A founded in 1918 in the Basque Country, North Spain.

Whatever the requirements of the Leisure centre, Spa or Health Club, Ojmar has the perfect lock to fit any requirement or budget and can be used on all types of lockers.
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UK Sport enlists Wattbike in search for Olympic champions

UK Sport, the agency responsible for investing in high performance sport, is searching to find the next generation of Olympic champions and has turned to the Wattbike for assistance.
  UK Sport enlists Wattbike in search for Olympic champions
One card solution for Newcastle University

Newcastle University recently upgraded its 400sq m, 125- station gym with Precor equipment and its cloud-based Preva networked fitness. The upgrade is in line with the university’s digital interactive strategy.
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Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre

Life Fitness has appointed the Basildon branch of Ripped Gym as one of its elite Hammer Strength Training Centres following a major new installation worth about £300,000.
  Life Fitness appoints Basildon’s Ripped Gym as Hammer Strength centre

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