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Director of Visitor Experience
Salary: Competitive
Location: Leavesden, Hertfordshire
Company: Warner Bros


General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £40K + 25 days holiday, private medical
Location: Croydon, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
General Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £40K + 25 days holiday, private health
Location: SE8 4RJ, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
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Chief Executive
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 pa
Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Company: Link4Life


Customer Relations / Sales Manager
Salary: £20-£22K
Location: Braintree, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Freelance Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Acton, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Officer (Programming and Marketing)
Salary: £21,067 - £27,323 pa
Location: Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Company: East Staffordshire Borough Council
Centre Assistants (Full/P-T)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Romsey / Andover, United Kingdom
Company: Valley Leisure Ltd
Assistant Manager - Resources
Salary: £24,000
Location: Chester, United Kingdom
Company: Cheshire County Sports Club
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Freelance Yoga Tutor
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Manchester and the Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Assistant Centre Manager - Hampton Pool
Salary: £25,500 pa
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA London South West
Children’s Activities Manager
Salary: £20,000 – 22,000
Location: Bletchingley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: The Hawthorns School

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in this issue

• Exclusive: PayasUgym targets Bitcoin payments
• Tesco to kickstart wellness push
• Rugby World Cup set to boost UK hotels


Property & tenders
Leisure Management Contract
Location: Company: Hart District Council
Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk Company: Suffolk Coastal District Council
Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
Location: Company: Abingdon-on-Thames Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria Company: South Lakeland District Council
Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
Adventure Play and Day Nursery - Freehold
Location: Company: Christie + Co
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Chelsea potentially planning Twickenham move  
Chelsea potentially planning Twickenham move

By Tom Anstey

Chelsea Football Club is reportedly looking into the possibility of temporarily moving to Twickenham rugby stadium while the club’s home of Stamford Bridge is redeveloped. The Rugby Football Union has confirmed it has been in contact for the .... more>>
Plans for £600m aquarium collapse after planning permission on project expires  
Plans for £600m aquarium collapse after planning permission on project expires

By Tom Anstey

Plans for a £600m (US$972m, €771.4m) aquarium in Bedfordshire, UK, have fallen through after planning permission for the project expired despite millions of pounds worth of public investment. The National Institute for Research into Aquatic Habitats (Nirah) initially gained approval to be built in Stewartby in .... more>>

LIW 2014: Time for public health delivery action is now, says Stalker  
By Jak Phillips

ukactive CEO David Stalker has said that now is the time for the physical activity sector to step forward and take action if it is to become a ‘central pillar of the nation’s public health strategy.’ During his keynote speech on the second day of .... more>>
Bollywood star gains approval for RS10bn historical theme park as part of tourism initiative  
By Tom Anstey

Bollywood star Sanjay Khan has been given the green light by the Indian government to build a RS10bn (US$162m, €127.5m, £99.7m) theme park in Agra, as part of .... more>>
Tom Dixon's Mondrian Hotel, London, now open  
By Katie Buckley

Tom Dixon and Design Research Studio (DRS) have unveiled Europe’s first Mondrian Hotel by Morgans Hotel Group on London’s Southbank. Located in .... more>>
Tourism offering for Boeing’s proposed space taxi  
By Chris Dodd

The general public may one day get the chance to grab a spot on Boeing’s planned space taxi, which is being developed to ferry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. Boeing .... more>>
Cracknell calls for responsible reporting on health and fitness  
By Chris Dodd

Media organisations need to provide responsible health reporting to avoid compounding the UK’s growing obesity and inactivity epidemic, says Health Club Management editor Kate Cracknell. The call for considered .... more>>
Attractions industry out in force at LIW 2014  
By Tom Anstey

The attractions industry made its presence known at Leisure Industry Week, held at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, to showcase its latest products and innovations, .... more>>
Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014: The winners list in full  
By Jak Phillips

Birmingham’s Motorcycle Museum was the scene for the glittering Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014 this evening (30 September), which saw a cross-section of top-performing operators collect accolades based solely on the views of their members. More than 250 health and .... more>>
Brain 'can be trained' to operate computers using yoga and meditation  
By Helen Andrews

Long term practitioners of yoga and meditation can learn to control a computer with their minds faster and better than people with little or no yoga or .... more>>
Bottoms up: Heatherwick’s Bombay Sapphire Distillery ready to go  
By Katie Buckley

One of Britain's best-loved gins - Bombay Sapphire - is set to open up its new home, a distillery and visitor centre in Laverstock, Hampshire. Opening its .... more>>
Arjen Robben plans self-dedicated museum  
By Tom Anstey

Soccer star Arjen Robben is about to follow the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Pelé by opening a museum dedicated to accolades and achievements collected over .... more>>
Thailand to consider scrapping excise tax on spa fees to promote tourism  
By Helen Andrews

Thailand’s excise department is to consider supporting tourism by abolishing tax levied on profits made by the country’s golf courses and spas. The excise .... more>>
Rank Group rolls the dice on Belfast casino proposal  
By Jak Phillips

Gaming giant Rank Group has pitched plans for a new mixed-use leisure development – including a casino – to Belfast City .... more>>
Snøhetta reveal designs for Calgary Library, Canada  
By Katie Buckley

Oslo-based architecture and design firm Snøhetta has unveiled plans for its competition-winning Central Library and Plaza in Calgary, Canada. Following a .... more>>

Features


Design News:

BIG’s safari zoo, Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation and a compostable tower made from mushrooms
Sarah Maltby

Last Word:
Sarah Maltby


Jorvik’s Sarah Maltby looks back


Sector News:

From spa to sports and technology to tourism, we look at leisure’s big stories
A cool customer

Vasper:
A cool customer


We explain the science behind Vasper, a high-tech fitness system that’s being used by athletes and astronauts
Active Design

Wellness Cities:
Active Design


Could adopting a different approach to city design help make residents healthier? Jacqueline Bennett reports
A good workout

Fitness:
A good workout


From the gym using old squash balls to help autistic children to a project aimed at reintegrating war veterans, we look at how the fitness industry is doing its bit
Singapore Sports Hub

Sport:
Singapore Sports Hub


Tom Walker finds out how Singapore’s new national stadium took shape


People News:

Paul Cummins’ poppy installation, the latest on Bristol’s proposed surfing lake and architect Shigeru Ban on the opening of the Aspen Art Museum


LIW exhibitor news:

LIW product launches and innovations
Nigel Walker

Profile:
Nigel Walker


The ex hurdler and rugby player talks about the challenges of leading the English Institute of Sport
Back to basics

Hospitality:
Back to basics


Grahame Senior takes a look at the trend for more casual dining, and rounds up some operators doing it well
Product news
Alterface building “gaming cinema” for Marvel attraction

Alterface building “gaming cinema” for Marvel attraction

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Alterface Projects is creating an original 3D-animated interactive gaming cinema as part of a project to build a touring attraction based on Marvel comics.
 
A dynamic and colourful interactive environment

A dynamic and colourful interactive environment

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Empex Watertoys has supplied water park equipment at the newly refurbished and redesigned Cronwell Platamon Resort in Platamonas, Greece.
 
Gateway’s Galaxy selected at US science centre

Gateway’s Galaxy selected at US science centre

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

The Franklin Institute, one of the oldest science centres in the US, has selected Gateway Ticketing Systems to be its new ticketing and access control provider.
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Company profile
nWave Pictures Distribution

nWave was founded in 1994 by filmmaker Ben Stassen and D&D Entertainment Group, an independent TV production company headed by Eric Dillens.

nWave is a market leader in the production and distribution of high-quality and innovative 4D/3D attraction films; 3D/2D ride simulation films; and 3D nature documentaries for giant screen theatres and digital 3D cinemas, for location based entertainment and institutional venues.
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