26 Jan 2015 Sports Management: daily news, jobs and features
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Business Development Manager
Salary: Band 13 £35,662 - £39,267 pa
Location: Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Company: Hartlepool Borough Council

Community Health Coach
Salary: £16k - £24k
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Live Well Luton
Aqua Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Oadby, Leicester, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Specialist Activity Instructor (Active Later Life)
Salary: £17,331 to £21,732 per annum
Location: Wigan, United Kingdom
Company: WLCT
Specialist Activity Instructor
Salary: £17,331 to £21,732 per annum
Location: Wigan, United Kingdom
Company: WLCT
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive rates
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Bookings Administrator (Full Time)
Salary: £18,792 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Receptionist (Full Time)
Salary: £17,217 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Calling All Awesome Yorkshire Fit-Pros
Salary: Competitive
Location: York, Harrogate, Leeds and Wakefield, United Kingdom
Company: Fitness4mum
Duty Manager (Part-Time)
Salary: Scale 3 £10,526.25 - £11,189.50
Location: East Sheen, London, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Training directory

in this issue

• We want to be the Audi A4 of gyms: Cosslett
• Xercise4Less targets 100 gyms
• Luxury art hotel plans for Edinburgh school

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29 Jan 2015
FIBO Innovation Tour - London
Grand Connaught Rooms, London, United Kingdom
01-03 Feb 2015
Spatex 2015
Jaguar Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
04 Feb 2015
Leisure Review of the Year
TBC, London, United Kingdom
08-10 Feb 2015
ISWKC Annual Spa Convention
Thermae 2OOO, Maastricht, Netherlands
11-13 Feb 2015
IAAPI Amusement Expo
Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India
18-19 Feb 2015
Spa & Wellness Seminar
Helo Germany, Knuellwald, Germany
Property & tenders
Purbeck Sports Centre Refurbishment of Hockey, Football Pitches and Tennis Courts
Location: Company: Purbeck District Council
Consultancy Services
Location: Company: Three Rivers District Council
Inverclyde Leisure Development Partner
Location: Inverclyde Company: Inverclyde Leisure
Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield – opportunities for leisure licences/leases
Location: Company: Wakefield Council
Unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II* listed building in the heart of the picturesque Dee Valley
Location: Company: Lambert Smith Hampton
Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset Company: Borough of Poole
Aldershot Lido – Expressions of interest sought for complementary attractions
Location: Aldershot Company: Rushmoor Borough Council
Sports facility provision
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
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News headlines
Real Madrid still king of football revenue, beats Man Utd to second  
Real Madrid still king of football revenue, beats Man Utd to second

By Tom Walker

European Champion Real Madrid remains the richest football club in the world, according to the latest edition of the annual Deloitte Football Money League – which measures annual revenues of football clubs. It is the 10th year running that .... more>>
Major redevelopment underway at Cwmbran Stadium  
Major redevelopment underway at Cwmbran Stadium

By Jak Phillips

Work has started on a major redevelopment at Cwmbran Stadium in Wales, which will see the creation of a 70-station fitness suite and the existing .... more>>

York’s £41m multi-use stadium set for 2016 opening  
By Tom Walker

Building services firm ISG has been confirmed as the preferred construction partner for the £41m York Community Stadium and Leisure Complex scheme. The mixed-use stadium development, .... more>>
Tour de France helps Yorkshire break tourism records  
By Jak Phillips

Yorkshire’s hosting of the Tour de France Grand Départ helped the region set a new record for overseas visits during Q3 2014, with foreign cycling fans .... more>>
Introducing: the pilot scheme behind the £2m This Girl Can campaign  
By Tom Walker

Last week’s high profile launch of the This Girl Can campaign will owe any success it achieves to an innovative pilot scheme that has been running in Bury since .... more>>
HOK president Hellmuth: “Great to be back in sports”  
By Tom Walker

Bill Hellmuth, president of global architecture practice HOK is “excited” by the firm’s recent re-entry into the sports sector. Speaking to Sports Management, Hellmuth said the acquisition of sports specialist 360 Architecture, which will .... more>>
Development Securities acquires Manchester’s Chill Factore for £15.5m  
By Tom Walker

The Chill Factore indoor ski slope in Manchester has changed hands in a deal worth £15.5m. Property investor Development Securities acquired Extreme Cool, the company that owns and .... more>>
Atlanta Falcons reveals new images for unique stadium development  
By Tom Anstey

American football side the Atlanta Falcons has released a fly-through video of its new US$1.4bn (€1.2bn, £922m) stadium, set .... more>>
Edinburgh council to consider £43m Meadowbank stadium replacement plans  
By Tom Walker

City of Edinburgh Council will consider committing to a £43m pound redevelopment of the city’s Meadowbank sports complex. In a meeting next week, councillors will be told that without .... more>>
Inactivity twice as deadly as obesity, finds landmark study  
By Jak Phillips

Physical inactivity is killing twice as many Europeans as obesity, according to a landmark report from the University of Cambridge. A 12-year study – .... more>>
Nicky Roche and John Dowson appointed to the board of UK Sport  
By Tom Walker

Nicky Roche CBE and John Dowson have been appointed to the board of UK Sport by culture secretary Sajid David. Roche, a former civil servant within the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, oversaw the successful UK legs of last year’s Tour de .... more>>
Serco and Sport England launch physical activity mentoring scheme  
By Jak Phillips

Leisure operator Serco is to roll out a mentoring programme aimed at tackling chronic inactivity across its sites, following a successful pilot run in .... more>>
HOK returns to sports design - completes deal for 360 Architecture  
By Tom Walker

Global engineering and design company HOK is returning to sports facility design for the first time since 2008, after completing a deal to acquire Kansas City, .... more>>
Youth Sport Trust launches manifesto for PE and school sport  
By Tom Walker

Youth Sport Trust (YST) has launched its manifesto for PE and school sport ahead of the 2015 general election, hoping that it will be used as a blueprint by the new government to improve the .... more>>
Damage to Castleford Tigers stadium highlights club's “great need” for new home  
By Tom Walker

Castleford Tigers CEO Steve Gill has said the weather damage caused to Wheldon Road stadium last weekend highlights the club’s “great need” to find a new home. .... more>>

Green Shoots

Green Shoots

From Brazil to Poppleton, Tom Walker looks at the ways sport is being used as a tool for promoting environmental awareness
Healthy Cities - Happy Cities

Mike Hall column:
Healthy Cities - Happy Cities

FaulknerBrowns’ sports partner on the building of healthy cities
Major Event Legacies

Facility management:
Major Event Legacies

We examine the success of London’s Copper Box, which has celebrated its first anniversary of opening in legacy mode
Sport participation

Sport participation

Sport England’s director of insight, Lisa O’Keefe, asks whether we really understand what young people want from sport

People profiles:

Fergie’s fledglings hoping to give back to fans with Old Trafford hotel; Chris Boyle, founder of Soloshot; Stefan Olander, head of Nike+

Growing sports:

Football’s small-sized, indoor version is taking Europe by storm. The FA’s Tony Snow explains how UK operators can get involved
Peak Performance

Fitness in sport:
Peak Performance

The new Athlete Lab cycle hub concept focuses on cycling enthusiasts and athletes rather than fitness fanatics

Sport directory:

Be seen by over 5,500 active buyers in the most exciting full colour buyer's guide in the sports industry

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Lockers and changing rooms

Lockers and changing rooms

Sport-kit.net editor Jason Holland lists the latest products for kitting out your facility’s changing rooms
Product news
Thornton Sports completes pitch project

Thornton Sports completes pitch project


An artificial grass sports pitch successfully resurfaced by Thornton Sports has received the necessary accreditation to allow competition level hockey to be played on it.
Easy installation for Helmsman

Easy installation for Helmsman


Budget gym chain easyGym has selected Helmsman to provide lockers and cubicles across its sites.
Glass door system unveiled by Crown Sports

Glass door system unveiled by Crown Sports


Crown Sports Lockers has unveiled a new glass door system for wooden lockers. The 8mm toughened glass doors are hung on a patent protected hinge system, and are offered in any RAL colour.
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Company profile
FieldTurf Tarkett

The company has a range of synthetic turf products designed for soccer, rugby, and hockey at all levels of the game.

FieldTurf is a world leader in artificial turf innovation with more than 7,000 sports field customers across the globe. The inventor of the 3G artificial turf systems is part of Tarkett Sports, the sports division of the Tarkett Group.
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