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Twelve areas across England will take part in a groundbreaking pilot to reach physically inactive communities. The public body Sport England will allocate £100m in ... Read more
Experts from the sport and physical activity sector have a major role to play in delivering the mayor’s London Plan, according to chief executive of ... Read more
A marketing initiative spearheaded by VisitBritain hopes to attract more US and overseas tourists to Birmingham and the surrounding region. The gateway campaign comes as ... Read more
A major adventure resort offering a wide variety of physical, thrilling and wellness activities, a 100-bedroom hotel and 400 luxury lodges on a 480-acre (194-hectare) ... Read more
Charitable social enterprise Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) has been awarded a 10-year contract to run eight West Oxfordshire sports facilities following a competitive re-tender process. ... Read more
Parkour will be eligible to bid for government and National Lottery funding after the UK became the first country to officially recognise the activity as ... Read more
Bootcamp Pilates
Bootcamp Pilates
Government plans for a major shake-up of Post-16 vocational education have been met with disappointment from the leisure industry, after the newly-proposed routes into skilled ... Read more
Leisure industry heavyweights have raised concerns for the future after the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) following the referendum on its membership. ... Read more
Lifetime Training is to be bought by its management in a deal backed by private equity firm Silverfleet Capital. The leisure training giant – whose ... Read more
A conservation initiative which aims to offer “physical activity with a purpose” is planning to become the UK’s largest physical activity initiative as it gears ... Read more
New research published by the University of Warwick in England suggests that urban architecture may have a far greater impact on our wellbeing than previously ... Read more
Another day, another plan for an elevated public park inspired by New York’s High Line. Following in the footsteps of Singapore, Seoul and Sydney, a ... Read more
Zumba Fitness, LLC
Zumba Fitness, LLC
International architecture and engineering practice Arup have published a report declaring city planners around the world must do more to create green urban environments that ... Read more
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched an open design competition for a visitor centre at Langley Vale Wood; an ancient forest site ... Read more
A sprawling lifestyle resort in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains is due to bring hotels, restaurants, retail, sports and other elements of leisure ... Read more
Almost 90 per cent of people value outdoor spaces like the coast, lakes and waterways as much as they value leisure centres, pitches and courts ... Read more
Leisure services supported by public funding are facing significant challenges after it was announced that the Department of Culture, Media and Sport’s (DCMS) administrative budget ... Read more
Plans are afoot to transform a swathe of industrial West London wasteland into a huge new urban area where “people will aspire to live, work ... Read more
Focus Training
Focus Training
Physical activity is affected by the design and maintenance of public spaces and people’s perceptions of them, according to a new study from Active Living ... Read more
The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) is preparing an extensive programme of seminars through its Learning Live initiative as it bids to educate future industry leaders ... Read more
New York City’s Dryline – a proposed flood barrier around Lower Manhatten by BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), is to be the subject of a webinar ... Read more
Special Olympics Great Britain has received a £2m funding boost from the government, which will be used to support a number of sporting initiatives. The ... Read more
Walking groups have good adherence and can reduce blood pressure, risk of depression, cholesterol and BMI, according to a review published in the British Journal ... Read more
Following an epic week at MIPIM, the 25th MIPIM Award winners were announced last night – 12 March. Leisure architecture once again proved to be ... Read more
Just a week after it bought Jurys Inn hotel group as part of a £680m (US$1.02bn, €909m) deal, US-based private equity firm Lone Star has ... Read more
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