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Pool People :Craig Valentine – Health & Safety Support Manager at Bourne Leisure

Craig oversees the leisure teams at each of Bourne Leisure’s 55 sites, including brand names like Haven, Warner and Butlins. His main expertise is in swimming pool safety, encompassing the group’s 122 swimming pools, spas and water play areas. He is also responsible for the safety of large arena events, held at Butlins’ Minehead throughout […]

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Chemical Leak

Holiday Park Leak

Almost 40 people were treated by paramedics following a chemical leak at a Haven holiday park swimming pool in June. Emergency services, including police, fire and ambulance crews, were called to Wild Duck Holiday Park in Belton near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. The immediate area was evacuated and a 20m cordon was put in place. […]

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The Fun Factor

From white knuckle flume rides to tipping splash buckets and interactive aquatic toys… water provides the magic ingredient for happy children and in turn happy families. With the fun factor at the top of visitor wish lists, it is vital for commercial pool operators to continuously not just meet but exceed demands for safe and […]

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Wish You Were Here

Holiday centres across the UK have one feature which appeals to all visitors – swimming pools. But not just any old pools – today’s holiday makers expect nothing short of excitement

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