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  New operator announced for Stoke Mandeville Stadium
More Leisure Community Trust and its managing agent Serco Leisure have been awarded a 10-year contract to operate Stoke Mandeville Stadium. The pair will take over the management of the venue on 3 April 2018 on behalf of WheelPower, the national charity for wheelchair sport, which owns the stadium. Serco .... more
  Sport Wales looks to ‘diversify community sport’ with new appointment
Sport Wales has created a new role – head of partnership development – to lead a new approach to ensure community sport becomes “more diverse, enjoyable and accessible”. The creation of the role is part of a strategy to develop a wide-ranging, diverse partner network within Welsh sport – involving all the .... more
  HLF considers change to funding methods
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is changing the way it hands out finances for British projects, with the organisation considering the introduction of loans and corporate funding objectives starting next year. The body is currently planning out its strategic framework for National Lottery funding for 2019-2024, .... more
  UNStudio win competition for EuropaCity's indoor/outdoor cinema complex
One of the largest ongoing leisure developments on the planet, EuropaCity in Paris, will feature a dramatic indoor/outdoor cinema embedded into the landscape, courtesy of a competition-winning design by UNStudio. The Dutch practice have been selected as the architects to realise the Centre Culturel Dédié Au 7è .... more
  Liverpool creates action plan as Unesco threatens removal of historic city from World Heritage list
In a bid to protect its World Heritage status, the City of Liverpool and Historic England have drawn up a heritage action plan, created to navigate the threat posed by a proposed development of the city’s waterfront, which could see it struck from the Unesco register. Granted outline planning permission in 2013, .... more
  Physical activity sector helps shape new guidance on swimming pool safety
A new guide document on swimming pool safety – which all UK pool operators will have to adhere to – has been unveiled during the CIMSPA Conference in Kenilworth, Warwickshire this week. Published by The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the document has been co-written with stakeholders from across the leisure .... more
  Swooping Bighorn Clubhouse 'a tableau for a new lifestyle experience'
The leader of a Californian golf club claims to “have walked through the threshold of the future” by overseeing the construction of a luxurious new Clubhouse that provides a “tableau for a new lifestyle experience.” R D. Hubbard, chair of the Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, said the site's former clubhouse .... more
  Bannatyne completes Russell Square club revamp as part of £50m investment programme
The Bannatyne Group has completed a £750,000 upgrade of its Russell Square club in the heart of London. The works included the refurbishment of the gym floor, studios spaces, wet areas and changing rooms – as well as the introduction of new customer service technology. Among the tech additions are the new .... more
  Renowned restaurant noma re-opens within converted sea mine depot by BIG
Noma, the two-Michelin-star restaurant regularly ranked as among the world’s finest, has reopened in Copenhagen last week after relocating to a new home designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). Opened by chef René Redzepi in 2003, noma is known for its twist on traditional Nordic Cuisine, with people traveling .... more
  South by South Westworld as popular show comes to SXSW as immersive theme park experience
A fully-immersive theme park based on Westworld is coming to this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. The show – originally based on a 1973 film of the same name and recreated as a hit series for HBO last year – is a sci-fi western thriller taking place in a technologically .... more
  Anything but predictable: Everton's new stadium will 'break the mould' argues chief executive
The new stadium of English Premier League football side Everton will “break the mould”, according to chief executive Robert Elstone, who pledged the club will ensure its new home is not “predictable and formulaic” like other recently-built grounds. Everton’s long-running quest to build a modern stadium took a .... more
  Santiago Calatrava and Frank Gehry tipped for Hudson Yards second phase
Frank Gehry and Santiago Calatrava could be the next high-profile architects to win projects for New York’s Hudson Yards mega-development, according to The Wall Street Journal. The newspaper reports that “a person familiar with the matter” has claimed the pair will work on projects in the Western Yard – .... more
  FaulknerBrowns-designed modular swimming complex given planning permission in Derby
A new £33m modular leisure complex, housing an Olympic-sized swimming pool, has been given the green light by Derby City Council. Designed by FaulknerBrowns Architects, the centre will include a 10-lane, 50m swimming pool; a leisure water area for families; a learner pool; health club; fitness studios; a sauna; .... more
  Stirling Prize-winning Hastings Pier up for sale
The RIBA Stirling Prize-winning Hastings Pier, designed by architecture studio dRMM, has been put up for sale. Property agent GVA has been instructed to offer the iconic structure to the market after the Hastings Pier Charity, which runs the asset, entered administration in November 2017. The 280m-long .... more
  ‘Hollywood workout’ operator Lagree opens studio at Nobu Hotel
Boutique club operator Studio Lagree has opened its third London studio, at Nobu Hotel Shoreditch. The new studio, offering high intensity workouts which have proven popular with Hollywood celebrities – such as Meghan Markle and Rihanna – will become part of the existing fitness offer at the 148-bedroom luxury .... more
Jobs in this issue
Business Development Executive
Fareham
Future Fit Training
Membership Advisor
Maidenhead, UK
Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager
Exeter, UK
Legacy Leisure
Assessor in Personal Training
Cardiff, UK
ISA Training
Theme Park Resort Duty Manager - Operations
Matlock Bath, Matlock, UK
Gulliver's Theme Park
Swimming Instructor
Bolton, United Kingdom
Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Regional Coordinator
Chester, United Kingdom
Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Regional Coordinator
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Swimming Instructors
Nationwide, United Kingdom
Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Nationwide Apprenticeships Now Available
Nationwide, UK
Everyone Active
Sales Manager
Bracknell, UK
Everyone Active
Personal Trainer Apprenticeship
London, UK
Everyone Active
Swimming Instructor
Kettering, UK
Legacy Leisure
Recreation Assistant
Kettering, UK
Legacy Leisure
Host - Front Of House
London, UK
énergie group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) - Lower Clapton
Lower Clapton, London, UK
GLL
Duty Manager
Llantwit Major, UK
Legacy Leisure
Membership consultants
Watford, UK
Everyone Active
Membership consultants
Sunbury-on-Thames, UK
Everyone Active
Membership consultants
Fareham, UK
Everyone Active
Membership consultants
Chichester
Everyone Active
Membership Advisor Apprenticeship
London, UK
Everyone Active
Leisure Assistant / Lifeguard Apprenticeship
London, UK
Everyone Active
Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship
London, UK
Everyone Active
Front of House Apprenticeship
London, UK
Everyone Active
Fitness Instructor Apprenticeship
London, UK
Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
London, UK
Everyone Active




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