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Pensioners Solve Lifeguard Shortage

Leisure operator GLL is recruiting older people to help save a national shortage of lifeguards. With up to 20 per cent of its lifeguarding roles unfilled and around 90 current vacancies, GLL also hopes the initiative will counter common misconceptions around lifeguarding and encourage a wider demographic to apply. “You don’t need to be body […]

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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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Hydropool Joins The Jacuzzi Family

Jacuzzi Brands has announced the acquisition of Hydropool Hot Tubs and Swim Spas. Joining forces, the Hydropool team will lead the global swim spa program for Jacuzzi Brands and will have access to Jacuzzi’s global resources. David Jackson, Stephane Barralis and the Hydropool management team will remain in place and continue to run and expand […]

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Chris Whincup and Stuart Melville accepted the Water Effi ciency
Product award on behalf of Brenntag UK & Ireland at the presentation evening
at the House of Lords.

Heatsavr Is Water Efficiency Winner

Heatsavr was officially recognised for its water saving benefits at the UK Water Efficiency Product Awards 2017. The original liquid pool cover won the award in the Industrial & Business Use category for its water saving benefits in commercial swimming pools. Organised by Waterwise, the Water Efficiency Product Awards recognise the achievements of designers, inventors […]

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Members of the DAISY Club enjoyed a visit to the Dryden Aqua factory in Edinburgh in February

Exclusive Club Welcomes New Members

Representatives from some of the UK’s leading pool companies were welcomed at the Dryden Aqua HQ in February, in the first of a three part technical training academy to become fully-fledged members of the new and exclusive DAISY Club. The members-only club is made up of pool companies that are dedicated to offering and installing […]

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Based in Lancashire, the development of the Hyprolyser® electrochlorination range has seen Gaffey make significant export as well as home market progress

UK Team Soaks Up Export Success

Gaffey (Technical Services) Ltd was established by Mike Gaffey in 1986, who had worked at the coalface for 15 years as a former public baths manager and then nine years with chemical dosing and controls manufacturer, Stranco Ltd. By 1987 Mike had employed his two sons, Philip and Andrew, and the company developed as a […]

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The inside of a balance tank that has just been constructed, showing inlet pipes for pool water supply
and the drop pipes from the transfer channel. Pic: Devin Consulting.

Maintaining Deck Level Balance

Balance tanks are a necessary element in decklevel pools. They ensure that the pool water remains at the optimum level for effective surface water removal under all operating conditions. Their design and maintenance are critical. There are three operating levels that must be considered in balance tank design. Firstly the maximum water level in the […]

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Pride Of Place

Aviemore in Inverness has been put firmly on the map following the opening of Cairngorm Spas’ new-look show centre – the Highland Home Centre. Now featuring a brand new café, plus a greater range of Hydropool hot tubs and swim spas, the centre is a one stop shop for all aspects of indoor and outdoor […]

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Hand-In-Glove Collaboration Pays Off

A barn style, detached pool house in Oxfordshire gave Origin Leisure and Heatstar yet another opportunity to combine their strengths and work together on a prestigious project. The brief was to create an independent leisure barn as part of a unique residential property being developed on the site of old rural out buildings by property […]

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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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