01 Aug 2014 Sports Management: daily news, jobs and features
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Temporary Swimming Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: East Sussex, United Kingdom
Company: Chailey Heritage Foundation

Salary: 10140
Location: Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Sports Village Supervisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Barnsley
Company: Barnsley College
Assistant General Manager
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Community Sports Development Officer
Salary: £24,001
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Epsom and Ewell B C
Contract Compliance Manager
Salary: 22500 - 28000
Location: Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Sports Development Officer
Salary: £29088 - £30693
Location: Hillingdon
Company: London Borough of Hillingdon
Sports Development Manager
Salary: £40,911 - £43,584
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Tower Hamlets
Partnership and Participation Manager
Salary: £42,681 - £45,360
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Tower Hamlets

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in this issue

• Pure Gym to push expansion despite failed merger
• ukactive criticises NICE guidelines
• Maiden voyage for Titanic Hotel

Diary dates
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04-07 Aug 2014
10th Annual International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences
TBC, Athens, Greece
13-18 Aug 2014
IDEA World Fitness Convention
Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA , United States
30-31 Aug 2014
SFN Expo
SECC Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
01-03 Sep 2014
4th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
02-04 Sep 2014
IOG Saltex
The Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor, United Kingdom
02-04 Sep 2014
PlayFair 2014
Windsor Racecourse, Windsor, United Kingdom
Property & tenders
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
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News headlines
Active commuting on the rise in Bristol  
Active commuting on the rise in Bristol

By Jak Phillips

Bristol is bucking the inactivity trend: a new report from Bristol City Council shows that 57 per cent of residents under 40 are now ditching their .... more>>
Man United owners to sell five per cent share in club for US$150m  
Man United owners to sell five per cent share in club for US$150m

By Tom Walker

Six children of the late billionaire Malcolm Glazer are expected to make around US$150m (£89m) by selling a five per cent stake in Manchester United Football Club (MUFC). Avram, Kevin, Bryan, Joel, Darcie and Edward – who took over their father's business interests when he passed away in May 2014 – will still own .... more>>

EU politicians want to turn the Iron Curtain into a cycle trail  
By Jak Phillips

Once the defining symbol of Soviet might, the former Iron Curtain could soon become a hotspot for lycra tights if EU politicians get their way. Plans have .... more>>
Bulgarian designer unveils innovative concept for diving complex  
By Katie Buckley

Mocked up for his project called ‘The Art of Diving,' Bulgarian-based designer Kristian Terziev has designed a new diving centre-cum-public space to showcase .... more>>
NHL outlines green credentials in pioneering Sustainability Report  
By Jak Phillips

The National Hockey League (NHL) has underlined its determination to preserve the ice sheets many of its players learn their trade on through the release of the .... more>>
Coventry City FC return to Ricoh Arena could happen mid-season, says Football League  
By Jak Phillips

Coventry City Football Club could return to the Ricoh Arena next season, even if the club kicks off the 2014/15 campaign .... more>>
New sports facility guide published by Sport England  
By Tom Walker

A new guidance document designed to help local deliverers of sports facilities has been published by Sport England. The Assessing Needs and Opportunities .... more>>
PE lessons ‘putting girls off sport’  
By Tom Walker

Girls are being put off sport by PE lessons and must be offered more "imaginative" activities – such as dance and cycling – to make sport attractive to them. The findings come from the .... more>>
Cross party report: too few community sports facilities in the UK  
By Tom Walker

A cross-party committee of MPs has expressed its concern over the declining number of community sports facilities in the UK. The Culture, Media and Sport Committee said it was concerned that there are “too few facilities to enable people easily to participate in sport” and recommended a government review into how local communities can better .... more>>
UK’s biggest dedicated Parkour training facility gets a leg-up  
By Jak Phillips

The UK’s largest dedicated Parkour training facility has quadrupled in size, after North Lanarkshire Council (NLC) commissioned facilities provider Freemove to .... more>>
'Uniquely Glaswegian' opening ceremony kicks off 20th Commonwealth Games  
By Tom Walker

The opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last night was a unique blend of bagpipes, banter and bravado, as the city welcomed more than .... more>>
Glasgow hotel prices spike 158 per cent for Commonwealth Games  
By Jak Phillips

With the Commonwealth Games set to kick off this evening (23 July) through a much-anticipated opening ceremony, the buzz has clearly spread to Glasgow’s .... more>>
London 2012 economic legacy worth £14bn  
By Tom Walker

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have provided the UK economy with a trade and industry boost in excess of £14bn. The figure comes from the second annual update of the .... more>>
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony will “capture the heart, soul and true grit of Glasgow”  
By Tom Walker

With final preparations and rehearsals for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony nearly over, the organisers have promised that tonight’s celebrations will "capture the heart, soul, and true grit of the people .... more>>
Manchester United Museum welcomes five millionth visitor  
By Tom Anstey

The Manchester United Museum is about to reach a significant landmark when it welcomes its five millionth visitor through its doors later this month. Originally opened in 1986 as the .... more>>

Sport surfaces

Sport surfaces

TigerTurf provides Nottingham Forest with new training pitch; SIS works on first ever European Games in Baku

Thought Leaders:

John Goodbody, Andy Reed and Geoff Webb
Yorkshire style

Tour de France:
Yorkshire style

The Grande Depart of this year's Tour de France is expected to generate £300m for local economies across Yorkshire
Steve Vaughan

Steve Vaughan

Gloucester Rugby's youthful CEO is making waves with his no-nonsense approach to making a club economically sustainable
Science Speaks

Fitness in sport:
Science Speaks

As vibration training is becoming more established, more clubs and athletes are using it as part of their sports conditioning

Winning run:

Team GB's success at the Sochi Winter Olympics could increase demand for skiing facilities in the UK
Commonwealth Games

Major Events:
Commonwealth Games

A round-up of the venues that will host 17 sports over 11 days –and provide the city of Glasgow with a lasting legacy of sport
Access denied?

Talking point:
Access denied?

Are football clubs and other major sports venues doing enough to cater for disabled fans? We ask the experts

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Product news
GLL invests in Legend technology

GLL invests in Legend technology


Leisure trust GLL has extended its contract with software provider Legend Club Management Systems.
Rugby star Moody lends support to hot new product

Rugby star Moody lends support to hot new product


A new thermal support harnesses the power of body heat in order to aid recovery and provide pain relief. Former England rugby captain Lewis Moody has endorsed the product – Fireactiv.
First Aid for rising energy bills

First Aid for rising energy bills


Utility Bidder is offering its First Aid service to help businesses find the most competitive energy deals on the market.
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UK Sport, the agency responsible for investing in high performance sport, is searching to find the next generation of Olympic champions and has turned to the Wattbike for assistance.
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Life Fitness has appointed the Basildon branch of Ripped Gym as one of its elite Hammer Strength Training Centres following a major new installation worth about £300,000.
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