30 Aug 2014 Leisure Management: daily news and jobs
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Associate Director
Salary: £negotiable
Location: Midlands and North of England, United Kingdom
Company: FMG Consulting

Casino Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: Grosvenor Casinos
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Brighton - London Road, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Location: Thornton Heath, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
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Facilities Manager
Salary: up to £50,000
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

Senior Recreation Assistant
Salary: £18,549 to £20,781 pa
Location: Brighton - Falmer, United Kingdom
Company: University of Brighton
Deputy Centre Manager
Salary: (SCP 24-29) £21,330.63 - £25,203.29
Location: Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
Company: Tone Leisure
Pilates Instructors / Personal trainers wanted
Salary: £16K basic salary, plus PT bonus ( OTE 20k +)
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: Ten Pilates
Community Sports Development Officer
Salary: £24,089 - £27,487
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
Company: Northamptonshire Sport
Community Sports Development Officer (NGBs)
Salary: £24,089 - £27,487
Location: Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Company: Northamptonshire Sport
Qualify as a Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Fitness Industry Education.
Guidance Assessor
Salary: Circa £27,147 pa
Location: Central London and surrounding Home Counties with significant travel, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Apprentice Health and Fitness Advisor
Salary: £192 per week
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA Club
Sports Centre Manager
Salary: £36,000 - £37,000 pa (incl London Weighting)
Location: Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Company: Westminster School

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in this issue

• Industry leaders rail at 'irresponsible' exercise claims
• Nuffield eyes further gym buyouts
• Volkswagen: camper van pop-up

Property & tenders
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Leisure Management Business Opportunity
Location: Company: Powys County Council
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
Leisure Development Land for Sale
Location: Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
Attractive Mixed Holiday Park Within Beautiful Tourist Location For Sale
Location: Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross Company: Colliers International
Inverclyde Leisure is inviting Fitness Equipment supplier to tender for the supply and Delivery of our Fitness and resistance equipment
Location: Company: Inverclyde Leisure
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News headlines
EAS set to inspire industry attendees  
EAS set to inspire industry attendees

By Alice Davis

Attractions industry insiders are gearing up for the biggest European event of the calendar, with the Euro Attractions Show (EAS) being held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in less than a month’s time. Organisers are promising more than 400 exhibitors .... more>>
Free-to-use virtual reality gaming museum launches on Oculus Rift  
Free-to-use virtual reality gaming museum launches on Oculus Rift

By Tom Anstey

A museum dedicated to video games has been made available in a fully immersive virtual world using the Oculus Rift headset technology. Initially .... more>>

Iraq's national museum reopens to the public for the first time since 2003  
By Tom Anstey

Troubled Iraq’s national museum has reopened two renovated halls for exhibition, more than a decade after they were subject to mass looting and destruction .... more>>
Cuba celebrates rail heritage by restoring 40 locomotives for grand exhibition  
By Tom Anstey

A large exhibition on Cuba’s rail heritage is set to open following an eight-year project to repair and restore 40 locomotives. The open air exhibition will take place at the country’s .... more>>
Six Flags reinvents Batman, Colossus rides for 2015  
By Alice Davis

Six Flags has announced a medley of new attractions opening across its parks in 2015. “Innovation is part of our DNA and we look forward to introducing .... more>>
Spa by Clarins launches at Royal Palm Marrakech  
By Helen Andrews

The Spa by Clarins launched this month at the Royal Palm Marrakech hotel, Morocco – which became the first Beachcomber Hotel-operated property outside of the Indian Ocean when it opened in .... more>>
Bernard Tschumi Architects ‘Carnal Hall’ set to open in Switzerland  
By Katie Buckley

The Le Rosey school in Switzerland is set to open its new concert hall and centre for art and culture – designed by Bernard .... more>>
Indian government approves plans for Mumbai's first theme park  
By Tom Anstey

Plans for a 20,500sq m (220,000sq ft) theme park called Majhe Jag (My World) to be built in Bhandupeshwar Kund, Mumbai, have been approved by India’s state government. The area, declared .... more>>
Gharieni launches its spa consultancy division  
By Helen Andrews

High-end spa equipment manufacturer Gharieni Group has launched an in-house spa consultancy division to support all its partners, offering services such as space planning, renderings and access to the suppliers’ worldwide contacts. Founded by .... more>>
Breakfast is not 'the most important meal of the day': study  
By Helen Andrews

Breakfast is not the most important meal of the day, contrary to popular belief that food eaten after a good night’s sleep is vital to kickstart metabolism and .... more>>
UK trainers lend expertise to UAE's Al Ain Zoo to run training scheme  
By Tom Anstey

Al Ain Zoo in Ail Ain, UAE, is hosting two UK trainers from Durrell Conservation Academy in Jersey, UK, to oversee a joint .... more>>
Action-packed GSWS daily agenda revealed  
By Helen Andrews

The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) has announced the final daily programme for its eighth annual conference between 10-12 September, where delegates from more than 45 nations will gather at the Four Seasons Resort .... more>>
Have scientists cracked the brain's code for exercise motivation?  
By Chris Dodd

Scientists may have discovered the part of the brain responsible for exercise motivation, according to a study in the Journal of Neuroscience. The .... more>>
Ryder Cup invests in RFID fan technology  
By Tom Walker

Fans attending The 2014 Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland next month are set to enjoy one of the most technologically advanced golf events in history, thanks to .... more>>
Domain Bahrain's director of spa details Vie Lifestyle Lab concept  
By Helen Andrews

The Domain Bahrain boutique hotel, which opened late in 2013, has finally unveiled its Vie Lifestyle Lab spa, bringing non-invasive weight loss and skincare .... more>>

Brent Bushnell

People news:
Brent Bushnell

Brent Bushnell announces opening dates for STEAM Carnival

Sector News:

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


How the Jeff Bezos-funded Bezos Center for Innovation is celebrating Seattle’s history of innovation
Val Kempadoo

Val Kempadoo

The politician turned social entrepreneur on his plan to create a sustainable future for the Caribbean

Design News:

Ace Hotels’ newest launch, Nobu’s first European hotel and a look at the Danish House of Music


Is the government’s crackdown on term time holidays damaging tourism? Those affected slug it out
Martin Dalby

Martin Dalby

The Center Parcs CEO tells us why giving up on Woburn Forest was not an option, and what’s next for the company
HRH Prince Harry

People news:
HRH Prince Harry

Prince Harry to launch Invictus Games
Making tracks

Health & Fitness:
Making tracks

No tvs or mirrors and no equipment except recycled tyres – Amen Iseghohi on his back to basics chain of gyms
Bidding for the obesity buck

Bidding for the obesity buck

We take a look at who’s bidding to solve the obesity crisis
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver

People news:
Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver

The co-founders of One World Futbol
Product news
Justice League recruits Alterface for dark ride project

Justice League recruits Alterface for dark ride project


Alterface Projects has been selected to provide interactivity for two dark rides set to open in Six Flags theme parks next year.
Gateway provides ticketing solutions at newly-opened human rights centre

Gateway provides ticketing solutions at newly-opened human rights centre


A strong reputation and the ability to scale up were cited as the reasons for Gateway Ticketing Systems’ contract win at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights.
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.
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Company profile
RD Health & Safety Ltd

We formed in March 2012 following the demerger of Right Directions (Management) Limited, with the aim of providing effective health, safety and quality management support services.

With a new company set-up and a successfully completed contract with the London 2012 Olympics, the managing director of RD Health & Safety, Joe Ryan, explains how his consultancy is modernising service delivery in the sector.
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Aromatherapy Associates unveils seasonal collection

Aromatherapy Associates has introduced its most indulgent seasonal collection ever. A range of options are available, including the first complete collection of bath and shower oils and sumptuously decadent rose gifts.
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