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Parthian Climbing Southampton Centre Manager
Salary: £35k - £42k
Location: Southampton, UK
Company: Climbing Centre Group Ltd



Membership Consultant
Salary: £15k basic + commission + Bonus
Location: Leeds, UK
Company: Coach Gyms



Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Leeds, UK
Company: Coach Gyms


General Manager
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits
Location: Southam, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Membership consultants
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Lutterworth, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Swimming teachers
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Amersham, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Swimming teachers
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Chesham, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lewisham, London, UK
Company: NRG Gym Limited
Assistant Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lewisham, London, UK
Company: NRG Gym Limited
Self Employed Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential
Location: Wigston, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Self Employed Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential
Location: Whitby, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Self Employed Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential
Location: Gainsborough, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Self Employed Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential
Location: Melton Mowbray, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Self Employed Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential
Location: Washington, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Self Employed Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential
Location: Sunderland, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Self Employed Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential
Location: Stradbroke, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Self Employed Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential
Location: Sunderland, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Self Employed Personal Trainer
Salary: Unlimited Earning Potential
Location: Scarborough, UK
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• Gyms open, but group exercise fight looms
• ukactive reveals details of new Active Standard
• PureGym 'burning £4m a week' during lockdown


Property & tenders
Tender for license to occupy outstanding sports facilities in central London
Location: 11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD Company: Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Exciting leisure farm opportunity
Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
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News headlines
The fitness industry can drive the UK’s economic recovery from the pandemic, says Huw Edwards  
The fitness industry can drive the UK’s economic recovery from the pandemic, says Huw Edwards

By Tom Walker

This year's UK government Spending Review, announced in Parliament by chancellor Rishi Sunak on 25 November, offers the physical activity sector opportunities to "transform communities", according to industry body, ukactive. In his statement to Parliament, Sunak revealed the government's spending priorities .... more>>
Pullman to rollout new in-hotel wellbeing and fitness offering with classes powered by Les Mills  
Pullman to rollout new in-hotel wellbeing and fitness offering with classes powered by Les Mills

By Megan Whitby

Pullman Hotels & Resorts, part of the Accor group, is introducing Pullman Power Fitness, a social fitness concept with on-demand classes and a community of motivated guests. More than a gym, it taps into a new era of training diversity, integrated technology and the support of a like-minded community to help .... more>>

100k people to get free gym sessions as fitness industry strengthens its position as an essential service  
By Tom Walker

Up to 100k people will benefit from the free gym and physical activity sessions, thanks to a partnership between ukactive, NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I), Sport England and the .... more>>
Daniele Vastolo appointed GM of Chiva-Som’s first Middle Eastern wellness resort  
By Megan Whitby

As the highly anticipated Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som continues to prepare for its opening in Q1 20201, Daniele Vastolo has been selected to helm the project’s pre-opening as GM. .... more>>
Industry icons Mats Wedin, Tony Baxter and Greg Hale inducted into IAAPA Hall of Fame  
By Tom Walker

Three visitor attraction veterans – Tony Baxter, Greg Hale and Mats Wedin – have been inducted into the IAAPA Hall of Fame, regarded as the highest and most prestigious honour in the .... more>>
Australian connected fitness start-up Vitruvian raises USD$2.5 million capital in seed round led by Evolution Wellness  
By Steph Eaves

Start-up Vitruvian, based in Perth, Australia, has announced it has raised USD $2.5m (AUD$3.42m) in capital from industry-leading strategic investors. This injection allows Vitruvian to .... more>>
Perth's AU$400m Boola Bardip museum opens to the public  
By Tom Walker

Western Australia's new $400m WA Museum Boola Bardip, in the heart of Perth's Cultural Centre, has officially opened after four years of construction. Charting the rich heritage of Western .... more>>
UK fitness sector facing fight to keep group exercise open in tier 3 areas  
By Tom Walker

To the relief of the sector, the UK government confirmed yesterday (23 November) that gyms, health clubs and leisure centres will be allowed to open under all three tiers of the new COVID-19 .... more>>
Hall of Wellness Awards 2020 shortlist revealed, with nominations for Marc Cohen, Helena Grzesk and Andrew Jacka  
By Megan Whitby

The shortlist for the Hall of Wellness Awards (HOW Awards) has been announced, with 110 awards up for grabs, split into six categories – Middle East, Asia, Europe and UK, Oceania, Americas .... more>>
Parliamentary debate: it's 'unthinkable' gyms could be forced to close during future lockdowns, say MPs, but minister is non-committal  
By Tom Walker

Closing gyms and leisure facilities during any possible future lockdown would be "unthinkable", according to Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North. McKinnell – in her role .... more>>
Gyms in England to reopen when lockdown ends – and remain open, even in Tier 3 areas. Group ex singled out for restrictions  
By Tom Walker

Gyms, health clubs and leisure centres will be able to open their doors when the current lockdown measures in England come to an end on 2 December. More importantly, fitness and physical .... more>>
ISPA and CIDESCO collaborate to foster growth and success for global spa workforce  
By Megan Whitby

ISPA and global beauty and spa therapy educational organisation, CIDESCO, are collaborating to tackle the training and staffing issues in the world of spa. Recent ISPA data suggests that .... more>>
University of Stirling opens doors to £20m sports centre and health club  
By Tom Walker

The University of Stirling has opened its new £20m sports and fitness centre. The building, designed by architects FaulknerBrowns, will feature three key areas; a 100+ station fitness .... more>>
PopBase secures US$400,000 investment after winning Global Wellness Institute competition  
By Tom Walker

PopBase, a start-up tech company, has secured US$400,000 investment from Welltech1, an Israel-based venture capital fund and hub specialising in wellness-related technologies. Los .... more>>
Grayshott Spa announces permanent closure  
By Megan Whitby

Grayshott Spa, an icon of the UK wellness industry, has succumbed to the pandemic, announcing it is to close permanently, 55 years after opening as a health retreat. Sheila McCann, who .... more>>

Features
Sharing the love

Restaurants:
Sharing the love


Famous restaurants are popping up in unexpected places. We found out more
Hybrid fitness

Fitness:
Hybrid fitness


ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace
Louis D’Amore

Interview:
Louis D’Amore


Louis D’Amore on the work of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism
Mental health

Editor’s letter:
Mental health


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Right to roam

Tourism:
Right to roam


Sweden is inviting everyone to come and stay – and indulge in a spot of wild camping. Jenny Kaiser from VisitSweden talks about the initiative
High flyers

Tourism:
High flyers


How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz
Fuelling fitness

News report:
Fuelling fitness


Fitness brand Reebok has partnered with global architecture practice Gensler to create 'Get Pumped' – a proposal which sees redundant gas stations across the US turned into fitness hubs
Matt Dwyer

People profile:
Matt Dwyer


Matt Dwyer is driving change behind the scenes at the ECB with his 'growth mentality'
Stephen Hulme

Profile:
Stephen Hulme


We look back on the career of Everyone Active CEO Stephen Hulme
The benefits of retreats

Last word:
The benefits of retreats


Research is showing retreats could have a positive health impact
Product news
Core Health & Fitness announces Michel Somford as director of European sales

Core Health & Fitness announces Michel Somford as director of European sales

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Core Health & Fitness has appointed Michel Somford, a 25-year industry veteran, as director of European sales.
 
Warwickshire CCC announces three-years kit supplier partnership with PlayerLayer

Warwickshire CCC announces three-years kit supplier partnership with PlayerLayer

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Warwickshire County Cricket Club has announced a new three-year official kit supplier partnership with PlayerLayer.
 
1885 Lounge at St Mary's Stadium celebrates Southampton FC's history

1885 Lounge at St Mary's Stadium celebrates Southampton FC's history

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

KSS Architects has partnered with Rainbow Design, a London-based furniture supplier, to create the 1885 Lounge at St Mary's Stadium, home to Southampton FC.
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Featured Suppliers
Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness

In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s leading fitness operators and influencers, exploring how digitalisation will influence the delivery of fitness services and products moving forwards.
  Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness
Dr Paul Bedford announces Retention Convention will go virtual for 2020

Global retention expert, Dr Paul Bedford, will host his sixth annual Retention Convention virtually, bringing together global speakers to form a documentary-style event around turning customers into communities.
  Dr Paul Bedford announces Retention Convention will go virtual for 2020

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27-28 Nov 2020

National Fitness Awards 2020

Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom



01-02 Dec 2020

MIPIM Asia Summit

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Hong Kong SAR



01-03 Dec 2020

Self-Care and Personal Sustainability Summit

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Massachusetts, United States



03-03 Dec 2020

Retention Convention 2020

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03-04 Dec 2020

World Sauna Forum

Online, Finland



04 Dec 2020

Hall of Wellness Awards

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09 Dec 2020

Health, Fitness and Wellness Leadership Summit (APAC)

Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore



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