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Community Sports Development Officer (NGBs)
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16 Sep 2014
Everyone Active joins PayasUgym network
Online gym pass provider PayasUgym has continued its busy start to September by adding Everyone Active clubs to its growing network – which comprises more than a third of the UK’s 6,000 gyms. More>>
16 Sep 2014
Everton FC granted permission to move forward with stadium development
Everton Football Club can move forward with plans to build a new stadium in Liverpool park, according to the city’s council which described the project as a “catalyst” to spark regeneration in the nearby area. More>>
16 Sep 2014
Foster + Partners-designed home for Queen's Row Barge axed
Plans by Foster + Partners for a modern boathouse and visitor centre in Twickenham’s Orleans Park to house the Queen’s Royal Row Barge have been shelved by Richmond Council, following fierce opposition from the public. More>>
16 Sep 2014
Coca-Cola sponsors more than 6 out of 10 water and theme parks
Coca-Cola is the most active sponsor of theme and water parks worldwide, with the soft-drink giant sponsoring more than six out of every 10 parks, according to new research. More>>
16 Sep 2014
Mecanoo's Library of Birmingham in the UK hits record numbers
Borrowing and visitor numbers to the UK's new £189m (US$307m, €237m) Library of Birmingham – designes as both a library and a visitor attraction – by Mecanoo Architects, have doubled in comparison to its predecessor, the old Central Library. More>>
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SPATEC Fall North America
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch Scottsdale
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NEC Birmingham
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Jumeirah Carlton Tower London
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Nuremberg Exhibition Centre Nuremberg
Germany
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18 Sep 2014
Active by Design summit
Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre London
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World Spa & Well-being Convention 2014
IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center Bangkok
Thailand
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20-21 Sep 2014
1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting
CrossfitSA1 Swansea
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Cruden to unveil powerboat simulator at IAAPA show

A new powerboat simulator will be unveiled by Cruden at the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando in November. The Cruden Powerboat 5CTR is an interactive experience for up to five guests. The Dutch company says it has applied the same detailed modeling approach to wave and boat dynamics and professional image generation that feature in industry- standard race car simulators. More>>
  Cruden to unveil powerboat simulator at IAAPA show
Book4Time launches mobile booking application for consumers  
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Book4Time launches mobile booking application for consumers
Book4Time is introducing a mobile booking application for iOS in response to the growing trend of mobile commerce. The Book4Time consumer app gives spas an opportunity to generate new business from customers who book appointments using their smartphones. The introduction of the app is timely considering the recent soar in mobile commerce in the marketplace. More>>
Aromatherapy Associates unveils seasonal collection
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Aromatherapy Associates unveils seasonal collection

Aromatherapy Associates has introduced its most indulgent seasonal collection ever. A range of options are available, including the first complete collection of bath and shower oils and sumptuously decadent rose gifts. More>>
 
Facial anti-ageing: A natural way to rejuvenate skin from within
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Facial anti-ageing: A natural way to rejuvenate skin from within

UV rays and dry heat from the summer sun can play havoc with the natural balance of the skin, leaving it feeling dry and appearing dehydrated with pigmentation and redness. More>>
 
New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club
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New-look fitness facilities at Isenhurst Health Club

Life Fitness has installed new fitness equipment at Isenhurst Country Club, which has sites in Heathfield, Uckfield and Crowborough, East Sussex. More>>
Adding a waterpark for expansion a growing trend, says Polin

The $6.5m (€5m, £4m) addition of a new waterpark at Isla Magica theme park is the latest example of a growing trend in Europe, according to Polin. Park owners the Looping Group partnered with Turkish company Polin for the creation of the new Aqua Magica waterpark, which has been added as a major part of a strategy to ensure long-term guest interest. More>>
  Adding a waterpark for expansion a growing trend, says Polin
Portability and affordability the keys to new 3D display solution  
Portability and affordability the keys to new 3D display solution
A new type of 3D display solution has been launched by Holotronica. ‘Holo-Gauze’ comprises a metallic transparent gauze and is designed to be used with 3D polarised projection systems. It can also achieve believable 2D hologram effects. More>>
The future's bright, the future's connected!
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The future's bright, the future's connected!

In this increasingly fast paced world of technological developments, Life Fitness is investing heavily in LFopen, recognising that operators need to be able to address an insatiable demand from users to link personal mobile devices to equipment consoles. More>>
 
Phytomer: The new frontier of skin care
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Phytomer: The new frontier of skin care

Phytomer is well positioned to provide spas around the world some of the most innovative solutions to ensure that they stand out and their business thrives. More>>
 
Fusion Lifestyle chooses Physical Company to kit out functional training zones
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Fusion Lifestyle chooses Physical Company to kit out functional training zones

Physical Company has supplied Fusion Lifestyle, an independent registered charity, with equipment to kit out functional training zones at four leisure centres. More>>
Thalgo celebrates 50th birthday with new launch

French beauty brand Thalgo is celebrating its 50th birthday this month – and has launched a new marine treatment that re-energises and revitalises the skin. ‘Prodige des Océans Essence’ features a patented concentrate composed of 61 essential nutrients for cell activity to regenerate the four basic components of flawless skin. More>>
  Thalgo celebrates 50th birthday with new launch
Precor’s Discovery Series enhanced with new equipment
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Precor’s Discovery Series enhanced with new equipment

As more exercisers are relying on conventional strength training to achieve their fitness goals than ever before, it’s easy to see why strength is such a focus for Precor. More>>
 
Tablet-based ResortSuite OPS expands with SPA Check-In App
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Tablet-based ResortSuite OPS expands with SPA Check-In App

ResortSuite provides highly integrated software solutions to leading hotel/resort, spa and club operations around the world. More>>
 
Whitewater supplies successful opening of Lotte World waterpark
Whitewater supplies successful opening of Lotte World waterpark

South Korea’s Lotte World has officially opened the first phase of a Polynesian themed waterpark, with WhiteWater serving as exclusive supplier of waterpark products. More>>
DPA adds adventure to amusement park masterplan
 
DPA adds adventure to amusement park masterplan
UK-based consultancy DP Associates (DPA) has played a major part in the development and creation of a new indoor section of the Adventure Island amusement park in Southend. Although originally briefed to provide the site masterplan for the £4-5m attraction space, DPA also provided assistance in planning the content and layout of the new area. More>>
Physical Company wins LA Fitness supply contract
Physical Company wins LA Fitness supply contract

LA Fitness has selected Physical Company as equipment supplier for its newly refurbished flagship LAX club in South Kensington, London. More>>
 
New and reformed
New and reformed

Align-Pilates has launched what it’s calling “a game-changer in the UK pilates world”. More>>
 
Merrithew launches Halo Trainer
Merrithew launches Halo Trainer

Merrithew Health & Fitness has launched the Halo Trainer, an exercise device that provides a multi-dimensional approach to functional training. More>>
Shifting sands
Physical Company has secured the UK distribution rights for a neoprene battling rope that contains shifting sand. The Hyperwear product, called SandRope, uses this movement of the sand to create a more challenging workout. It’s three metres long and takes up less space than a traditional battling rope. More>>
  Shifting sands
Steps to success  
Steps to success
Escape Deck 2.0 is a multi-purpose, portable workout platform from Escape Fitness. With the ability to be configured in 16 different ways, it can be used as an aerobic stepping platform or as an adjustable strength training bench. The deck features two different stepping heights (205mm and 355mm) so it can be used by exercisers of all levels of ability, More>>
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Maintain rather than replace artificial surfaces, owners told
Maintain rather than replace artificial surfaces, owners told
Replay Maintenance is aiming to educate facility owners across the UK on the benefits of maintaining their artificial sports surfaces rather than replacing them. More>>
Rugby World Cup teams to use Blakedown pitches for training
Rugby World Cup teams to use Blakedown pitches for training
A number of Blakedown Sport & Play pitches have been selected for use as training facilities during the Rugby World Cup 2015. More>>
 
BeautyPro introduces all-in-one steam system
BeautyPro introduces all-in-one steam system
An all-in-one system for a series of individual services from facials to massages has been launched by BeautyPro. More>>
 
Sally details Six Flags dark ride project
Sally details Six Flags dark ride project
Sally Corporation has revealed full details of the DC Comics universe dark ride it is developing for Six Flags theme parks. More>>
 
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Garner Holt Productions (GHP) was established in 1977. Garner L. Holt is the owner and key stakeholder.
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Trautwein massage table offers warm “sand baths”
Modernising a concept once popular in ancient Egypt, a new massage table from Trautwein offers soothing treatments in warm sand.



 
beauty-kit


Voya partners with luxury Maldives island resort spa
Irish beauty and skincare company Voya has announced a new partnership with Varu Spa at the 5-star Kandolhu Island Resort in the Maldives.



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Oxygen training rig gives gyms more breathing room
Health clubs and personal trainers will be able to offer group training sessions outdoors with D2F Fitness’ new functional training rig.



 
sport-kit


Tennis ace Serena Williams on a Mission to combat overheating
Mission Athletecare – which was co-founded by a group of athletes including tennis champion Serena Williams – has launched its ‘EnduraCool’ instant cooling towel in the UK.



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Contract win for Beacon at Buckinghamshire country club’s new hotel
Beacon has been selected to manage the design and purchasing for a new hotel being built at a Buckinghamshire golf and country club.



 
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Gyms get in the Zone Match
Myzone has recently launched Zone Match, a game- based group cardio class for the gym floor.



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The Juice to distribute epic battle of the sexes 4D film
A new 4D attraction film that offers a unique take on the battle of the sexes will be distributed by The Juice.



 
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Norwich Castle installs Syx Automations software
Syx Automations’ ‘ReCreateX’ software has been installed at Norwich Castle in the UK.



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SISIS turf machines swing into action at The Belfry
The Belfry golf resort has selected SISIS’ turf maintenance machinery. The ‘Megaslit’ and ‘Multislit’ tractor mounted deep slitters will be used to maintain the greens, surrounds, approaches and fairways on all three of the PGA courses at the resort.



 
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Adding a waterpark for expansion a growing trend, says Polin
The $6.5m (€5m, £4m) addition of a new waterpark at Isla Magica theme park is the latest example of a growing trend in Europe, according to Polin.




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