Construction of Brighton, UK’s, i360 tower is set to kick off tomorrow (29 July) after the project secured £40m (US$68m, €50.4m) in funding eight years after the project was initially proposed. The .... More>>
One of the first studies into the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on elderly people has thrown up results suggesting six seconds bursts of exercise could have a significant impact on their health. With health services stretched to capacity and the number of elderly people .... More>>
Britain’s welcome band of warm weather and the continued resurgence of its economy has led to a sunny set of results for the nation’s hotel industry.
June saw another month of growth for the .... More>>
A new guidance document designed to help local deliverers of sports facilities has been published by Sport England.
The Assessing Needs and Opportunities Guide for Indoor and Outdoor Sports .... More>>
Tayto Park – one of Ireland’s most popular tourist attractions – has had a planning application for a €25m (£19.8m, $33.6m) expansion and world-class roller coaster approved by the local council. .... More>>
Following a four-month renovation to the Dartmouth Golf & Country Club in south Devon – including the addition of the Dartmouth Spa – the resort has reported a 71 per cent increase in revenue compared .... More>>
The Swan Hotel at Lavenham in Suffolk, UK, is set to open its new Weavers’ House Spa in mid-December, in time for the Christmas season.
The four-star 15th Century hotel is adding a six-treatment .... More>>
Recent health club market debutant JD Sports has submitted plans to Newcastle City Council to extend its large store on Newcastle’s main shopping street and incorporate a two-storey JD Gym.
The sportswear giant caused .... More>>
The personal art collection of British artist Damien Hirst is set to go on display in May 2015, when a new gallery opens in Vauxhall, south London. The collection – which contains 2,000 pieces – will be housed in a .... More>>
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 Women and Sport report by .... More>>
VisitBritain has announced that current board member Sally Balcombe will become the tourism body’s new chief executive from September, tasked with maintaining Britain’s gathering momentum in the sector.
Britain welcomed 32.9 million overseas visitors in 2013, more .... More>>
Celebrity fitness trainer Mark Anthony has sold his eponymous club in Notting Hill to HIIT-focused chain Heartcore Fitness for an undisclosed fee.
The deal sees emerging operator Heartcore Fitness .... More>>
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 secure the futures of .... More>>
Scotland has never been known for its warm climate, but members of the ClanFit gym in Glasgow were given the chance to go seriously sub-zero this week, thanks to an extreme cryotherapy treatment.
BOC – an industrial and medical gases and technologies business – has developed what it says is the world’s first mobile .... More>>
The UK’s largest dedicated Parkour training facility has quadrupled in size, after North Lanarkshire Council (NLC) commissioned facilities provider Freemove to carry out the £100,000 upgrade.
The .... More>>
The Tourism Alliance has welcomed newly announced plans from Gatwick Airport for its second runway proposal, saying it is vital that aviation capacity be increased to support the UK economy. .... More>>
The Green Man music festival on the Glanusk Estate in the Brecon Beacons, Wales, is embracing the trend for pop-up wellness offerings for party people who would rather bathe in campsite mud than wade .... More>>
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