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UK Sales Director
Salary: Attractive salary package
Location: United Kingdom
Company: Pavigym UK

Services Manager - West Hall
Salary: £40,000 - £42,000 pa
Location: West Byfleet, United Kingdom
Company: Anchor
Services Manager - Bishopstoke Park
Salary: £42,000 - £46,000 pa
Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Company: Anchor
Strategic Lead - Physical Activity and Health
Salary: £36,000-£40,000
Location: Northwich, United Kingdom
Company: Sport Cheshire
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Customer Relations Manager
Salary: £22,000 to £26,000
Location: Brockwell Lido, Lambeth, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Personal Trainer
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Location: Derby, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
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Location: Oldham, United Kingdom
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School Leisure and Sport Managers
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Location: Various, United Kingdom
Company: School Lettings Solutions
General Managers
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Location: Stevenage / Luton / Boston / Leeds / Plymouth
Company: truGym
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Personal Trainers
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Location: East Croydon, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Manager
Salary: £16,750
Location: Newbury , United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Maintenance Technician
Salary: £16,536-£18,096
Location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure

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• 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
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News headlines
Controversial Tiananmen Square museum opens this week  
Controversial Tiananmen Square museum opens this week

By Jason Holland

The world's first museum about the Tiananmen Square massacre is set to open in Hong Kong this week. Commemorating the pro-democracy protesters killed in Beijing in 1989, the museum is funded by the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic .... more>>
GSWS announces three keynote speakers for the 2014 event  
GSWS announces three keynote speakers for the 2014 event

By Helen Andrews

The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) has announced three speakers – an architect, an economist and a specialist in retail technology – for its eighth annual summit in Marrakech, Morocco. The summit’s futuristic theme, Fast Forward, means speakers will be focusing on the future of spa and wellness – from new technologies that will transform spa business performance; to the future of design; to exploring the latest in brain science; to the next wave in retailing; and to evaluating forecasting research. During .... more>>

The Aspen Club and Spa in Colorado prepares for US$65m redevelopment  
By Helen Andrews

The redevelopment of the Aspen Club and Spa in Colorado, including the addition of 20 timeshare condos, will break ground this summer. First proposed in .... more>>
Chedi Andermatt's GHM-operated spa makes debut  
By Helen Andrews

Beneath the renowned Gemstock peak of the Useren valley, the Chedi Andermatt resort – owned by Andermatt Swiss Alps AG – is now open for business. The Swiss .... more>>
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 .... more>>
US$371m Sochi theme park nearing completion  
By Jason Holland

A new theme park in Sochi adjacent to the site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games has been given an official opening date of early June 2014 – but will let its first visitors through the gates .... 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>>
Europe’s first triple-launch coaster debuts in Germany  
By Jason Holland

Germany’s Holiday Park has opened a new themed area based on vampires and zombies – with Europe’s first triple-launch rollercoaster at its undead heart. Baltimore, US-based Premier Rides designed and manufactured the new .... more>>
July opening for Universal Japan’s Harry Potter world  
By Jason Holland

Universal Studios Japan has announced a 15 July opening date for its $500m (€362m, £297m) Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction. The theme park is hoping to build on the 10.5 million .... more>>
Most children wouldn't miss competitive aspect of school sport  
By Tom Walker

The majority of UK children would not miss the competitive element of school sport if it was removed, according to a survey by Marylebone Cricket Club and cricket charity Chance to Shine. The study - involving 1,000 .... 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>>
Mystery delay means Musée Picasso won’t reopen until year-end  
By Jason Holland

The reopening of Paris’ Musée Picasso – scheduled for June – has been delayed again. The museum, home to one of the world’s most extensive collections of Pablo Picasso’s artwork, has been .... more>>
Dubai developer Damac begins construction of a 33-storey tower in Jumeirah Village  
By Helen Andrews

Dubai developer Damac has begun work on a 33-storey tower in Jumeirah Village, complete with 388 serviced living units, expected to open mid 2017. Conceptualised and designed by its in-house team of architects, the tower’s .... more>>
Shiseido partners with Hotel Fouquets Barrière's spa in Paris  
By Helen Andrews

Shiseido is the new spa treatment partner in the U Spa Barrière at the Parisian Hotel Fouquets Barrière – the only spa in Paris to offer exclusive treatments by .... more>>
Leisure development activity soars to 11-year high  
By Jak Phillips

The UK’s economic recovery has received a welcome shot in the arm from the leisure industry, with development activity in the .... more>>

Jenny Jones

Jenny Jones

From chalet maid to Olympic medallist, the snowboarding legend tells us all

Future parks:

From edible gardens to underground parks, we take a look at the public spaces of tomorrow

Design news:

A curvy art gallery, a dome made by silkworms and a unique rock climbing gym
Tom Aikens & Levy Restaurants UK

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Tom Aikens & Levy Restaurants UK

Tom Aikens is at the fore of London’s dining scene and has a growing collection of restaurants, with more due to open across the capital in the coming year

Sector News:

From spa to sports and technology to tourism, we look at leisure's big stories
Paul Scialla

Last word:
Paul Scialla

Katie Barnes talks to founder Paul Scialla about pioneering a whole new way of building

People News:

Lizzy Yarnold celebrates Olympic success, Starbucks' Howard Schultz takes on the tea market and Cirque du Soleil's new venture
Erik Lorincz

Creating a stir:
Erik Lorincz

The Savoy's Erik Lorincz on how he went from collecting ashtrays to landing the bar industry's most respected job
Completing the circle

Completing the circle

We speak to the people behind Stonehenge's new visitor centre
Product news
Addressing functional imbalances

Addressing functional imbalances


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


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


Star Trac has launched BoxMaster education - instructor training to accompany its BoxMaster boxing training station.
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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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Let your brand shine, whatever the weather

StayDry is the UK's favourite promotional rainwear company and has been supplying Merlin Entertainments' Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, Thorpe Park and Warwick Castle attractions for the past eight years.
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VOYA Launches New Organic Illuminating Facial

This new organic radiance-boosting facial is designed to even skin tone, increase clarity and leave you literally beaming in just one treatment.
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