Work on a £37m sports stadium to house both York City Football Club and the York City Knights Rugby League team is set to start in May, after more than a year of delays, from plans which date back to 2009.
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The Tourism Alliance has warned that playing “political football” must not stand in the way of increasing UK aviation capacity, after plans backed by London mayor Boris Johnson to create an airport .... More>>
The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) has appointed Michael Braidwood as its new director of education, charged with overseeing the roll-out of a new educational pathway.
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Almost half of UK 16-year-old girls say their fondness for sport and activity is being hampered by having to wear their school PE kit, according to new research.
A study carried out by Virgin Active to support its Active Inspiration campaign found that 39 per cent of girls, rising to 46 per cent among 16-year .... More>>
A sunbed study has found users have a significantly increased risk of developing a common type of skin cancer caused by repeated tanning, rather than burning.
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Fitness tracking application RunKeeper has partnered with mobile reward service Kilp to give users gifts and brand samples when they reach their exercise goals.
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Tourists visiting London from the United Arab Emirates have been warned to avoid famous landmarks like Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, on a new list of troublesome hotspots published by the UAE's .... More>>
The Welsh coastal region of Aberavon is to become home to a new multi-million pound leisure development with work well underway on the construction of Neath’s beachfront leisure centre.
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This year’s international Halal Tourism Conference in Europe will launch an index of Muslims’ travel habits and current trends, shining light on a market said to be worth millions to the UK tourism .... More>>
A group of leading GPs and health experts have called on the government to create an emergency taskforce to quell the rising epidemic of childhood obesity. In an open letter to Chief Medical Officer .... More>>
North Lincolnshire Council has reportedly submitted a last-gasp bid to buy RAF Kirton, with plans for a major new business, housing and leisure development it says will create thousands of jobs.
The 305-acre site is .... More>>
The UK’s first five-star women-only spa – which opened in 2005 – has closed, citing daily deal websites and increased competition as reasons for its demise.
Developed by the County Durham-based Ebac Group – a European manufacturer of bottled watercoolers and domestic dehumidifiers – the 4,800sq .... More>>
A prototype design for an attraction, conceived by Hong Kong’s OVA Studio, could recreate the world’s oceans, using projected imagery on LED screens to bring the Bahamas, Maldives, Great Barrier Reef .... More>>
The well establish British brand of London Dry Gin, Beefeater, has recently opened its new visitor centre and exhibition space in London.
Following a competition held in 2008, Lee Boyd Architects and Four-by-Two design consultants made the winning bid to construct an extension that has tied two .... More>>
The collective buying power of English Premier League clubs remains unrivalled in world football, making the competition the richest football league in the world.
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Nottingham City Council is looking to the heavens to power a number of its leisure centres, by installing solar panel canopies above the facility's car parks.
The Ken Martin Leisure Centre, Harvey .... More>>
Launches of wearables from tech giants such as Apple have the potential to revolutionise the fast-growing market and “reshape the way people think,” according to a new report.
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Set to join the P&O fleet in March 2015, the greatly anticipated 1,082ft (330m) cruise ship Britannia, which is 20ft (6m) longer than the Eiffel Tower, will boast expanded wellness offerings .... More>>
Delivering training for the next generation of active leisure workers is a great responsibility. Choosing which awarding organisation to go with can play a significant role in the learner's levels of success, and in turn, yours too. More>>