Dippy, a diplodocus cast that has for 35 years welcomed visitors to the famous Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum (NHM) in London is to be replaced in summer 2017 by a blue whale skeleton. .... More>>
Southwark Council is to offer free leisure access to under 18s and over 60s as the south London authority bids to make good on its pledge to provide free swim and gym access to all residents.
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European health and beauty online booking platform Wahanda has acquired an app development consultancy called Lemon Labs as part of a strategic focus on becoming a mobile-first company.
Wahanda has more than 8,000 .... More>>
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced finalised plans for a new cycle superhighway in the UK capital.
After what Johnson called “one of the the biggest consultation exercises in Transport for London’s (TfL’s) .... More>>
The popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK plummeted in 2014, according to figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps).
There had been 45,406 surgical procedures in 2014, down nine per cent from 50,122 in 2013.
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Contracts associated with staging last year’s Commonwealth Games have provided the Scottish economy with a £510m boost.
Figures released by Glasgow City Council (GCC) this week – six months after the Games – show that .... More>>
Xercise4Less, the 21st fastest growing private company in Britain, is to launch seven new clubs by the end of April as it bids to make good on its target of 100 sites by the end of 2016.
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Work has begun on a £2.9m project to transform Howe Bridge Sports Centre into a “first class” family fitness facility.
Alliance Leisure is working in partnership with Wigan Leisure and Culture .... More>>
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is hosting a roundtable discussion in partnership with Scientific American on the topic “The science of wellness: hype or hope?”
The roundtable will be moderated by CEO and chair of GWI, Susie Ellis, and Jeremy Abbate – publishing director of .... More>>
A proposal for a five-star luxury lodge at the edge of Sutton on the Forest in Yorkshire, near Easingwold, has been submitted by Yorkshire-based developer Luxury Lodge Group.
The £12m (US$18m, €16m) Forest Lakes .... More>>
The English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EIS Sheffield) and iceSheffield have been officially incorporated into the city’s multi-million pound Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) project. Located in the East .... More>>
The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Sport and Exercise (CSE) has raised the curtain on its extensive Cardio gym refurbishment, which saw the installation of 102 pieces of Precor cardiovascular equipment. The .... More>>
The Football Association (FA) has been awarded the rights to host the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.
While exact dates and match venues are to be confirmed, the FA plans to play the .... More>>
The Castletown Golf Links Hotel, situated on the Langess Peninsula on the Isle of Man is one step closer to redevelopment after closing its doors seven years ago.
London-based architecture and .... More>>
Slightly high cholesterol in a person’s 30s and 40s could lead to an exponential risk of heart disease in later life, according to a study. Scientists from the Duke Clinical Research Institute in .... More>>
After much anticipation and a raft of headlines, the first 1Rebel microgym has launched in the City of London.
The company, which aims to shake-up the fitness industry as a ‘market disrupter’ – in .... More>>
The Jurys Inn hotel group has been sold to US private equity firm Lone Star as part of a £680m (US$1.02bn, €909m) deal. The sale of the business – which comprises 25 hotels across the UK and a .... More>>
Following a recent refurbishment, The Ritz Salon at The Ritz London has partnered with luxury British skincare range Elemis, which will be the sole spa brand used at the hotel.
Now home to a double .... More>>
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