A fire has engulfed the historic Eastbourne Pier in Sussex, UK.
About 60 firefighters are battling the blaze, which broke out in the arcade building. The Grade II listed pier has been evacuated and there are no .... More>>
There are no added benefits to eating more than five 80g portions of fruit and vegetables daily, according to researchers from Chinese and US universities including the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.
The .... More>>
An independent yoga studio in Essex has got the wheels in motion on its new venture – a 1,000sq ft cycling studio with a focus on high-intensity training, the latest in a string of such openings in .... More>>
In the wake of a new report which says cutting the value added tax (VAT) rate on visitor accommodation and attractions would massively boost the UK’s tourism economy, Merlin CEO Nick Varney has said that the current VAT rate is at present a "disadvantage" to British .... More>>
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is launching a two-year pilot training scheme to enable regional museums in the UK to develop their photography collections and build specialist curatorial .... More>>
Matrix Fitness has made another tweak to its sales force as the equipment provider bids to spark a major global expansion, promoting UK strategic account manager James Blower to the role of international hospitality manager EMEA.
Blower’s promotion is the latest in a string of recent appointments, which have seen Adie .... More>>
Training provider Active IQ has teamed up with The Chartered Institute for Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) to help launch a series of new management and leadership qualifications.
The qualifications, which include the first level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership, will .... More>>
Surrealist film director David Lynch has directed an advertisement for US$50 (€37, £29) nail polish to match French footwear designer Christian Louboutin’s signature shiny red-lacquered soles.
The designer has teamed up with New York-based Batallure Beauty – the creative minds behind Material .... More>>
Following the news that JD Sports plans to incorporate a JD Gym into its major Newcastle store, retail and health club rival Sports Direct is eager to not be outdone and will reportedly also incorporate branded gyms .... More>>
UNESCO has enquired about whether appropriate authorisation was granted for the use of World Heritage site Skellig Michael as a film set for the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise. .... More>>
Plans have been submitted for a £3.5bn ($5.9bn, €4.4bn) development in east London, to include an “innovation quarter” – allowing high-profile firms to showcase and engage with consumers through a .... More>>
GLL, the UK's largest leisure charitable social enterprise, held its first ‘Steps into Work' graduation ceremony this week, which saw eight students with learning disabilities graduate from an internship programme run by National Star College in partnership with .... More>>
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>>
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