Award Promotes Leisure Safety

Award Promotes Leisure Safety

A new accolade exclusive to organisations in the leisure sector – that will enable organisations to shout about their dedication to the wellbeing of their staff and customers – has been launched by the country’s longest-running health and safety awards scheme. New to the RoSPA Awards for 2019 is the Leisure Safety Award, which will […]

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Swimming Benefits Mental Health

Swimming Benefits Britain’s Mental Health

Swimming has significantly reduced the symptoms of anxiety or depression for 1.4 million adults in Britain, according to new research. Almost half a million (492,000) British adults with mental health conditions, who swim, say that they have reduced the number of visits to a medical professional regarding their mental health as a result of swimming. […]

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Product Of The Year

Product Of The Year

The new FlexLine series of steam generators by HygroMatik has won the prestigious Plus X Award for Product of the Year 2018. The Plus X Award’s has seven seals of approval by which products are judged. FlexLine was awarded three seals for high quality, ease of use and functionality, making it the most awarded product […]

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Annual Awards

Annual UK Pool and Spa Awards Set New Record

Entrepreneur, television celebrity and former winner of The Apprentice, Michelle Dewberry, will be the VIP guest at December’s UK Pool & Spa Awards presentations. Michelle will be attending the event to hear about the industry’s most successful companies and share ideas for industry growth. Celebrating its tenth anniversary in style, this year’s UK Pool & […]

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Lido death

Reward Offered In Lido Death Case

A £20,000 reward is being offered by the Metropolitan Police for information regarding the death of a 15-year-old boy in a London lido over 40 years ago. Enrico Sidoli died in hospital in July 1976 after being pulled unconscious from Parliament Hill Lido in Hampstead, 11 days earlier. Detectives are now offering an incentive for […]

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Interbad Marks Its 50th Anniversary In Style

Interbad returned to Messe Stuttgart in September, marking the 50th anniversary of the international trade fair. 14,000 visitors from 72 countries visited the four-day exhibition, which brought together professionals from across all areas of water leisure. Organised by the German Association for the Recreational and Medicinal Bath Industry, Interbad 2016 welcomed 437 exhibitors in an […]

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Brian Taylor, Chair of Birmingham Community Leisure Trust (BCLT) marks the start of construction on site at the new Stechford Leisure Centre in east Birmingham, watched by project partners and community representatives, 3 November 2016.

Birmingham Boost

Work has begun on rebuilding Stechford Cascades Leisure Centre, one of three existing leisure centres across the city being replaced by Birmingham Community Leisure Trust (BCLT), working in partnership with Birmingham City Council (BCC). The council is investing £9million in the development at Stechford, which will feature a 25m competition pool with spectator seating, teaching […]

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Sharron Davies

Simply The Best

The UK’s combined water leisure industry was praised by Olympian Sharron Davies MBE, as the industry rolled out the red carpet for the 2016 UK Pool & Spa Awards. The popular sports personality and TV presenter was the guest speaker at the awards ceremony which returned to the prestigious Vox conference centre part of the […]

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Spa & Wellness Dream Makers

Inspired by glamour and wellbeing, Dröm UK specialises in the design and installation of bespoke saunas, steam rooms, steam showers and other luxury thermal spa features. The Surrey-based company was formed in 2002 by Kicki Carlsson and Barry Smith. Swedish-born Kicki grew up enjoying the benefits of sauna and steam bathing. Upon arrival in England, […]

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UK Pool & Spa Awards Set New Records

There were celebrations all round at the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards evening where over 100 Gold Standard awards and 40 Silver Standard awards were presented to some of the industry’s leading water leisure companies. Showcasing the very best examples of pool and spa design from across the country, the annual UK Pool & […]

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