02 Feb 2015 Sports Management: daily news, jobs and features
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General Managers
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Norwich, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistants
Salary: £12,152.00 - £12,844.00 Per Annum
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
General Assistants
Salary: £11,992.00 - £12,675.00 Per Annum
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Harrow, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Casual Lifeguard
Salary: Very competitive rates of pay
Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Company: Stonyhurst College
Fitness Equipment SALES ADVISOR
Salary: 9.25 - £9.50 per hour (bonuses+overtime)
Location: Frimley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Fitness Superstore
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Freelance Yoga Tutors
Salary: Very competitive pay rates
Location: Regions include: Manchester and the Midlands, United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Area Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA

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

Diary dates
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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
05 Feb 2015
FIBO Innovation Tour - Paris
Novotel Paris La Défese, Paris, France
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
Inverclyde Leisure IT Provision Partner
Location: Company: Inverclyde Leisure
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
Sports facility provision
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys Company: Powys County Council
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News headlines
AU$90m waterpark with surf facilities approved for Queensland  
AU$90m waterpark with surf facilities approved for Queensland

By Tom Anstey

Plans have been approved for a AU$90m (US$83.4m, €62.4m, £49.7m) waterpark on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, to include a wave pool, .... more>>
Three sports secure public funding after improved performances  
Three sports secure public funding after improved performances

By Tom Walker

Three national governing bodies of sport (NGBs) have secured two-year extensions on their Sport England funding, following improved performances. British Fencing, The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and Table Tennis England are three of the six sports that were given one-year funding arrangements in 2013 as a .... more>>

Active People Survey – swimming plunges to new depths while team sports prosper  
By Tom Walker

A huge decline in the number of people swimming once a week has been blamed for an overall fall in sports participation in England. Swimming, the country’s most popular sport with more than 2.6 million people hitting a .... more>>
Boris Johnson pushes ahead with “Crossrail for Bikes”  
By Katie Buckley

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced finalised plans for a new cycle superhighway in the UK capital. After what Johnson called “one of the the biggest consultation exercises in .... more>>
Glasgow 2014 contracts worth £510m to local economy  
By Tom Walker

Contracts associated with staging last year’s Commonwealth Games have provided the Scottish economy with a £510m boost. Figures released by Glasgow City Council (GCC) this week – six .... more>>
EIS Sheffield and iceSheffield join Olympic Park project  
By Tom Walker

The English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EIS Sheffield) and iceSheffield have been officially incorporated into the city’s multi-million pound Olympic Legacy .... more>>
England to host U17 football European Championships in 2018  
By Tom Walker

The Football Association (FA) has been awarded the rights to host the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. While exact dates and match venues are to be .... more>>
Cambridge United abandons plans for new stadium  
By Jak Phillips

Cambridge United Football Club looks set to remain at the R Costings Abbey Stadium after the club announced it had sidelined plans to move to a new ground. .... more>>
Crowdfunding campaign for swimming pool in London’s Thames  
By Katie Buckley

Launching next month, an online crowdfunding campaign is looking for £10m (US$15m, €13.3m) to make outdoor swimming in London’s Thames a reality. Plans for .... more>>
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 .... more>>
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 .... 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>>

Ryder Cup

News report:
Ryder Cup

How technology and temporary facilities helped deliver an unforgettable event
Game On

Game On

A recap of the recent Sports Facility Show and guidance on how to choose the appropriate sports flooring
Peak Performance

Fitness in sport:
Peak Performance

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

Promotional Feature:

Investing in a Fitter & healthier UK

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

Thought leaders:

Views and opinions from Sunday Times journalist John Goodbody, anti-doping chief Andy Parkinson and Emma Boggis – new CEO of Sports and Recreation Alliance
Maintaining artificial turf

Artificial Pitches:
Maintaining artificial turf

Proper maintenance of 3G pitches can add years to the life of the surface. Eric O'Donnell from Sports Labs explains
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 Body Healthy Mind

Mental health:
Healthy Body Healthy Mind

A new £2m initiative led by Sport England and Mind is the latest project to use sport to combat mental health issues

Interview – Nigel Walker:

The former international hurdler and rugby international talks about the challenges of leading the English Institute of Sport
Product news
Perimeter security from Glasgow to Rio – via Australia and Azerbaijan

Perimeter security from Glasgow to Rio – via Australia and Azerbaijan


Having been awarded £4m worth of contracts at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Zaun is now looking ahead to a busy schedule culminating in the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
DFC managing director steps down after 27 years

DFC managing director steps down after 27 years


Transaction Services Group (TSG) has announced that DFC managing director Lynn Young is to retire at the end of March. She has held the position for 27 years.
New test brings DNA profiling to the masses

New test brings DNA profiling to the masses


DNA profiling is to be made available to anyone in the UK courtesy of a new £95 test being launched by LSF-PT (Lifestyle Personal Training).
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