Yorkshire-based gym chain, Xercise4Less has seen two additions to its board of directors. The new arrivals form part of the brand's continued expansion and follow the recent £5m investment by the .... More>>
Chancellor George Osborne confirmed in his autumn statement yesterday that the government has extended its £150m per year funding for school by one year until 2016. The government first announced the £150m annual fund .... More>>
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has announced that he is opening a museum devoted to himself.
The museum will be located on the Portuguese island of Madeira, where he was born, and be used to showcase memorabilia from his career, including trophies, footballs and photographs.
It is reported that .... More>>
Birmingham's National Sea Life Centre is to see the opening of a new £2.5m attraction in time for Easter next year, with Penguin Ice Adventure designed to give visitors a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with a .... More>>
UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport (EIS) have announced number of changes to the UK's high performance system as part of a "shared vision" for building a stronger, more sustainable Team GB.
The changes include a new, evidence-based Mission 2016 tracking tool to support the on-going .... More>>
A £3.1m, eight-month redevelopment of the Freedom Leisure-operated Hailsham Leisure Centre in Sussex has now been completed. The project, funded by Wealden District Council, has seen the opening of .... More>>
A fitness app called bounts, which has been created to motivate and reward people for being active, has gone into partnership with Gladstone Health & Leisure. Leisure operators using the Gladstone .... More>>
Plans for an £11m replacement leisure centre in Washington have been given the go ahead by Sunderland City Council. Facilities are expected to include a six-lane 25m pool and learner pool; a four-court sports hall; an additional multi-purpose hall; two glass-backed squash courts; sauna and steam .... More>>
What is billed as East Africa's first yoga festival is scheduled to take place next year at Lamu, one of the oldest towns in Kenya and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The four-day Lamu Yoga Festival - LYFe - will be .... More>>
The London 2012 Olympic and Parlympic Games have helped a great deal in the preparations leading up to The Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2014, according to 2014’s CEO, David Grevemberg. “London wiped .... More>>
2014 ISPA board announced
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has announced the 2014 ISPA board
of directors and officers with five new members joining the board.
The head of the government’s tourism agency has warned that the high price of taking the train is putting off visitors getting out to see UK attractions outside of London. VisitBritain chair, .... More>>
The significant rise in transport and hospitality costs are damaging Northern Ireland’s tourism industry, according to the country’s Conservative party.
The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI), .... More>>
Liverpool's Central Library has been voted, somewhat surprisingly, the number one attraction in the city by users of travel site TripAdvisor.
The library topped a poll that featured 124 more .... More>>
The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced today that it will invest £7m in two UK cathedrals, Durham and Peterborough, in order to preserve the past, as well as present their stories for future generations. The £3.9m .... More>>
Railway museum on the cards for Leicester A new railway museum is on the cards for Leicester. The Great Central Railway
(GCR) has bid for £10m of lottery cash to develop the attraction at Leicester
Manchester City Council looks set to follow an invest to save rationale to meet its spending cut targets, by closing three ageing facilities and developing two new ones.
A report has recommended .... More>>