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  Science and Industry Museum repairs go ahead with government backing
Urgently-needed repair work has begun on the Grade II listed Power Hall at Manchester's Science and Industry Museum, following an injection of funding from the UK government. The hall, which was built in 1855, houses Europe's largest collection of working steam engines, the majority of which were built in .... more
  Townsville takes a shine to new Halo light show
A spectacular light and sound event is launching today (19 July) in Townsville, north-eastern Queensland in Australia. Halo, which is created by Sydney-based AGB Events, will run in the evenings until 4 August, and is being staged in conjunction with the inaugural North Australian Festival of Arts. The event will .... more
  First plans for London's Horniman Museum redevelopment are unveiled
The Horniman Museum and Gardens in London is seeking feedback on concept plans produced by Studio Egret West that are designed to make the museum more accessible, enhance the visitor experience and develop more income-generating opportunities. Overlooking Dulwich in south-east London, the Grade II*-listed .... more
  Leisure projects dominate Stirling Prize shortlist
Three out of the six projects on this year's Stirling Prize shortlist are leisure-related, underlining the sector's reputation for producing innovative architecture. The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience in Scotland (by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners), The Nevill Holt Opera in Leicestershire .... more
  Sport England appoints Alison Donnelly, Number 10 head of news, as digital director
The Prime Minister’s head of news and official spokesperson for Number 10, Alison Donnelly, will join Sport England later this year. Donnelly has been appointed executive director of digital, marketing and communications – a newly created role which will see her lead a newly created directorate. She will be .... more
  Former president Chris Clawson returns to Life Fitness as CEO. Augie Nieto invests and joins the Board.
Life Fitness has appointed Chris Clawson as its CEO, succeeding the outgoing Jason Worthy. Clawson previously served as President of Life Fitness – from 2010 to 2016 – and most recently was chair of the Sports and Fitness Industry Association. He first joined Life Fitness in 1994 in a product development role .... more
  Physical activity boosts brain function in overweight individuals
Exercise has the ability to improve brain function in previously sedentary, overweight individuals. The University of Tübingen in Germany studied a group of overweight or obese (an average BMI of 31) people, who underwent two brain scans before and after an eight-week exercise intervention, which included .... more
  We can help politicians to help the museum sector, says NEMO chief
Julie Ward – a member of the European Parliament – had an interesting and informative day, hands-on as an intern at the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht, The Netherlands. She had an introduction to the museum and its collections by the artistic director. Then she got to stand at the information counter, .... more
  Plans submitted for £23m Coalville Leisure Centre
A planning application has been submitted for a £23m leisure centre in Coalville, Leicestershire. The plans include replacing the ageing Hermitage Leisure Centre with a modern, sustainable facility housing a health club with large, 125-station gym floor and indoor cycling studio, three squash courts, a clip and .... more
  Nautilus appoints former Microsoft executive Jim Barr as CEO
Fitness equipment giant Nautilus has named James "Jim" Barr IV as its chief executive officer. Barr will take over the role on July 29 and will also join Nautilus' board of directors. A digital and e-commerce veteran, Barr joins Nautilus from Ritchie Bros., a specialist in sales of used industrial .... more
  Iowa waterpark to expand with new theme park
The owners of Lost Island Waterpark, in Waterloo, Iowa, US, have announced plans to augment their attraction with a new US$100m (€89.2m, £80.6m) theme park. The Lost Island Themepark, which will sit on land more than twice the size of the 27-acre waterpark, is projected to attract twice as many visitors. .... more
  Ice sports destination planned for London's Lee Valley
Plans have been unveiled for an ice skating destination in east London. Featuring an Olympic-size, twin-rink ice centre, the facility project is being driven by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA). The LVRPA wants the new complex to replace the ageing Lee Valley Ice Centre, which is currently at .... more
  Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim museum added to UNESCO World Heritage List
The World Heritage Committee has inscribed the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, US on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The museum is one of eight Wright-designed US buildings to have made the list, after the American architect's 20th century works were awarded the honour. The .... more
  Newly diagnosed cancer patients should be prescribed fitness plans
Leading UK cancer charities have called for newly diagnosed to be prescribed exercise and nutrition plans, in order to help their recovery. Macmillan Cancer Support, the Royal College of Anaesthetists, the National Institute for Health Research Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration have published a report calling .... more
  New planning guidance to make sports developments 'simpler' for local authorities
Sport England has published new planning guidance, which aims to make it simpler and easier for local authorities and planning bodies to develop community sports facilities. Produced in partnership with David Lock Associates (DLA), the Planning for Sport Guidance focuses on 12 principles, which seek to .... more
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