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New Hotel Spa Complex Unveiled

Ye Olde Bell Hotel in Nottinghamshire, has unveiled a new multimillion pound spa. The new development, located in Barnby Moor, offers ten different spa experiences as well as a Herb Garden Brasserie, outdoor relaxation areas with alpine lodges and a beauty salon. The heated indoor and outdoor vitality pool is at the heart of the […]

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Nationwide Delivery

Delivering on its promise of creating active places and healthy people, Places for People Leisure has designed and built 15 new leisure centres across the UK in the last decade. The social enterprise now runs an extensive 118 leisure facilities across the UK on behalf of 36 local councils, and manages 72 swimming pools within […]

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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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Heatwave Sends Brits Racing To The Pool

Sizzling summer temperatures provided a welcome boost for the country’s water leisure sector. The high temperatures sent young and old alike flocking to open air swimming pools and lidos in an attempt to cool off. In fact, searches for water parks, lidos and beaches increased by an average of 277 per cent between June 19 […]

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Ticking Time Bombs

The alarming increase in the number of media reports on entrapment accidents, highlights the fear that many pools and spas remain unsafe ticking time bombs for unsuspecting swimmers. The danger is escalated when you realise how poorly management and lifeguards at many holiday resorts and hotels are trained to avoid entrapment risks. There are hundreds […]

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Fitness Fanatics

With an estimated 2.5 million Brits working out in water every week, it is no wonder that aquatic fitness is creating big waves in the leisure sector. Technological advancements combined with the heightened awareness of the benefits of exercising in water, has led to a growing demand for aquatic fitness and its associated products. The […]

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Pop-Up Pool

Visitors to Yate Leisure Centre in Bristol may be surprised to find a new addition at the venue – an 18 x 10m temporary outdoor swimming pool. While the indoor swimming pool is out of action for essential maintenance until October, management at the leisure facility called upon Rio Pools to come up with a […]

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Buck Pools

Fit For Purpose

A major new swimming facility has opened in the West Midlands and is on track to become an important new destination for regional competition-level swimming. The £10.5 million revamp of Perdiswell Leisure Centre has, as its centrepiece, a new eight-lane 25m competition standard pool and boasts seating for 284 spectators with a further 118 seats […]

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Unique Collaboration

Polin Waterparks and WOW Company have collaborated on a brand new waterpark installation – the only one of its kind in Turkey. The Legends of Aqua waterpark is part of the largest leisure and entertainment site in the country, covering 639,000m2. Polin Waterparks and WOW worked together on the design of a 200m2 bespoke pool […]

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Some 1,360 visitors made their way through the doors of the Ericsson Exhibition Hall during the three-day exhibition in January.

Coming Of Age

Marking its 21st anniversary milestone this year, SPATEX returned to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in January and it didn’t disappoint. More than 100 exhibitors filled the show floor for the 2017 event, which was the first occasion in SPATEX’s history that the show has been held midweek. Some 1,360 visitors made their way through […]

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