New Events Ltd have signed an exclusive agreement with the National Swimming Pool Federation (NSPF) of the USA to host their CPO certification course at UK Pool & Spa Expo 2014. Available for the .... More>>
An editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) has highlighted a lack of UK policy towards increasing children’s exercise levels, with one of its co-authors suggesting such failings amount to the government’s own definition of “child neglect”. .... More>>
Swedish spa expert Anna Bjurstam – who led a recent Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) survey which highlighted the lack of educated spa professionals – has praised the University of Derby Buxton in .... More>>
More than one in five people feel that men should not work as beauty therapists, according to a recent study looking at gender perception in certain job roles.
The Attitudes in the Workplace study, which surveyed 2,000 people and was commissioned by WorldPay .... More>>
Culture Secretary Maria Miller has announced a further £5m funding – on top of the £80m already committed – to create a new charity arm of English Heritage to manage England's historic sites.
The new charitable status .... More>>
Nuffield Health, the UK's largest healthcare charity, has combined its
Corporate and Consumer Wellbeing divisions to create The Wellbeing Division.
The primary purpose of the change – effective from 1 December – is .... More>>
At the invitation of the Emir of Qatar, Sporting Equals CEO, Arun Kang, and Ambassador and England & Great Britain Hockey International, Darren Cheesman, will be speaking at a Gathering of All Leaders .... More>>
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>>
There have been some changes made recently to Hilton’s spa division with the appointments of Ryan Crabbe and Beth Scott to new roles in the company. Following the departure of Vanessa Main, who had held the position of .... 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>>