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Leisure Opportunities
13 Jun 2017 issue 712
• Yorkshire Wildlife Park's £50m expansion
• IHRSA: Global gym revenues grow
• Boutique hotel for fire station site

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Leisure Opportunities
30 May 2017 issue 711
• F45 ramps up its UK franchise strategy
• Everyone Active lands Slough deal
• Irish hotel completes £5m makeover

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Leisure Opportunities
16 May 2017 issue 710
• Private sector drives gym industry growth
• Ward steps up to be ukactive CEO
• SACO readies first Manchester site

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Leisure Opportunities
02 May 2017 issue 709
• Government eyes Commonwealth Games
• Gym Group part of £150m scheme
• Victorian mansion reborn as hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
18 Apr 2017 issue 708
• Orangetheory to open 70 UK studios
• 20 million adults 'physically inactive'
• Irish castle hotel gets major makeover

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Leisure Opportunities
04 Apr 2017 issue 707
• Pulse eyes more Parklife soccer centres
• Profit and members up at Bannatyne
• BBC gardener designs hotel roof spa

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Leisure Opportunities
21 Mar 2017 issue 706
• Gym Group profits up as estate grows
• Budget labelled 'missed opportunity'
• Landmark's £25m hotel revamp

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Leisure Opportunities
07 Mar 2017 issue 705
• UK Sport defends value of Olympic medals
• Eighth studio for boutique chain
• Eden Project hotel gets green light

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Leisure Opportunities
21 Feb 2017 issue 704
• DLL set to buy 16 Virgin Active clubs
• Should offices embrace green gyms?
• London's Pilgrm Hotel set to open

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Leisure Opportunities
07 Feb 2017 issue 703
• Sports Coach UK takes over REPs
• DLL site to become Harbour Club
• Nobu's London hotel designs unveiled

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Leisure Opportunities
24 Jan 2017 issue 702
• The Gym Group to open 17 new sites in 2017
• Revenue growth for Total Fitness
• Harbour Hotels arrives in Brighton

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Leisure Opportunities
13 Jan 2017 issue 701
• David Lloyd returns to leisure with new venture
• Physical activity levels 'not improving'
• Wang to redesign landmark hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
16 Dec 2016 issue 700
• Baby boomers a 'growth area' for fitness
• Sugar tax draft paper published
• Lanesborough to focus on wellness

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Leisure Opportunities
09 Dec 2016 issue 699
• Abuse allegations prompt letter to NGBs
• 'Surgery ban' for obese patients
• Floating hotel for River Thames

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Leisure Opportunities
29 Nov 2016 issue 698
• Physical activity strategies 'not robust'
• Vast Glasgow Club gym launched
• US embassy to become luxury hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
15 Nov 2016 issue 697
• Leisure centre plan to 'save the NHS'
• BH Live opens ex-Virgin Active club
• Historic Sheraton Grand relaunches

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Leisure Opportunities
01 Nov 2016 issue 696
• Equinox to open two new clubs in London
• Gymbox secures funds for growth
• Lanesborough to open exclusive spa

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Leisure Opportunities
18 Oct 2016 issue 695
• Pure Gym abandons stock market plans
• Nuffield invests in emotional fitness
• St Pierre Park Hotel invests in spa

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Leisure Opportunities
04 Oct 2016 issue 694
• DW swoops for entire Fitness First estate
• Obesity strategy offers opportunity
• Social hotel reaches funding target

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Leisure Opportunities
20 Sep 2016 issue 693
• ukactive: Tech to 'transform fitness'
• Eco-friendly 'hub' to open in Cardiff
• Modular hotel set for Manchester

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Leisure Opportunities
06 Sep 2016 issue 692
• DW Sports moves for Fitness First clubs
• Experts criticise obesity strategy
• De Niro's London hotel approved

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Leisure Opportunities
23 Aug 2016 issue 691
• Funding cuts impacting leisure qualifications
• National Fitness Day approaches
• Hat-trick of hotels for ReardonSmith

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Leisure Opportunities
09 Aug 2016 issue 690
• PHE: Inactivity is costing the UK £7.4bn
• Pace picks up at Bannatyne upgrades
• Irish Center Parcs gets green light

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Leisure Opportunities
26 Jul 2016 issue 689
• Doctors 'should prescribe' physical activity
• New-look 'kids board' for ukactive
• W Hotels to operate 'ribbon' hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
12 Jul 2016 issue 688
• Brexit won't blow us off course: Treharne
• DW Sports nears Fitness First deal
• Hard Rock plans return to London

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Leisure Opportunities
28 Jun 2016 issue 687
• Industry reacts after UK votes to leave EU
• Nuffield acquires 35 Virgin sites
• London Paramount pushes ahead

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Leisure Opportunities
14 Jun 2016 issue 686
• Fitness leaders speak out against Brexit
• Thomas: Exercise kept me strong
• Top architect restyles Berkeley hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
31 May 2016 issue 685
• £250m war chest to tackle inactivity epidemic
• Third Space unveils new boutique
• London's new justice-themed hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
17 May 2016 issue 684
• Green Gym goes for activity revolution
• JD Gyms unveils stylish new sites
• BrewDog plans beer-themed hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
03 May 2016 issue 683
• Fitness First breaths new life into BEAT concept
• Attitude 'key' to inspiring activity
• St Andrews set for major revamp

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Leisure Opportunities
19 Apr 2016 issue 682
• Bannatyne Group eyes £300m IPO
• 1Rebel settles ClassPass dispute
• Marriott and Starwood set to merge

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Leisure Opportunities
05 Apr 2016 issue 681
• 'Significant interest' in Fitness First buyout
• Role for gyms in Sports Strategy
• American Air Museum takes flight

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Leisure Opportunities
22 Mar 2016 issue 680
• £520m 'sugar tax' to fund school sport
• Gym Group revenue hits £60m
• Starwood mulls rival takeover bid

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Leisure Opportunities
08 Mar 2016 issue 679
• PT sex stats: Fitness needs an 'image change'
• Gymbox in major London rollout
• Hotel set for secret WWII gold bank

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Leisure Opportunities
23 Feb 2016 issue 678
• Fitness First shutters BEAT microgym
• Treharne: We need a tax rethink
• Marriott London hotels up wellness offer

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Leisure Opportunities
09 Feb 2016 issue 677
• Budget gym sector still holds 'huge potential'
• Pure Gym enters boutique market
• Hotel design needs 'more personality'

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Leisure Opportunities
26 Jan 2016 issue 676
• Pure Gym pondering £500m+ IPO
• Fitness First sells founding site
• Ted Baker founder designs Hilton interiors

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Leisure Opportunities
14 Jan 2016 issue 675
• Crouch urges councils to invest in activity
• Sports Direct swoops on London
• £500m London hotel wins approval

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Leisure Opportunities
11 Dec 2015 issue 674
• Budget gyms among UK's fastest growing firms
• 1Rebel raises £3m in crowdfund
• Swissotel to offer fitness-focused suites

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Leisure Opportunities
04 Dec 2015 issue 673
• Private fitness sector worth 'north of £15bn'
• Barry's bidding for global growth
• Crossbasket Castle to become hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
24 Nov 2015 issue 672
• Gym Group takes flight with successful IPO
• Roberts debuts 'Netflix for Fitness'
• London Airbnbs cost 'more than hotels'

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Leisure Opportunities
10 Nov 2015 issue 671
• ukactive: Make exercise the bedrock of Britain
• Wearables are 'top fitness trend'
• Center Parcs unveils Irish resort plans

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Leisure Opportunities
27 Oct 2015 issue 670
• Is Fitness First shaping up for a sale?
• ukactive fights Coca Cola claims
• UK hotels 'best in Europe' for service

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Leisure Opportunities
13 Oct 2015 issue 669
• Exclusive: Serco Leisure sale facing delays
• Sports Direct readies 'war chest'
• Wellness makeover for de Savary hotels

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Leisure Opportunities
29 Sep 2015 issue 668
• LIW 2015: The time for innovation is now
• Branson eyes Virgin expansion
• Hoskins to create Rosewood Edinburgh

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Leisure Opportunities
15 Sep 2015 issue 667
• Sports Direct Fitness: We've found our formula
• NFD 2015 takes Twitter by storm
• Man Utd legends sell hotel stake

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Leisure Opportunities
01 Sep 2015 issue 666
• CMA clears Pure Gym takeover of LA fitness
• Daley's new gym focused on fun
• Controversial 'ribbon hotel' wins approval

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Leisure Opportunities
18 Aug 2015 issue 665
• No firm plans for Gym Group listing, says COO
• Crouch in funding strategy overhaul
• Rock’n’rollercoasters at Thorpe Park

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Leisure Opportunities
04 Aug 2015 issue 664
• Chester Zoo aiming to become world leader
• JD targets 'organic' expansion
• Lanesborough Hotel completes major refurb

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Leisure Opportunities
21 Jul 2015 issue 663
• Tottenham Hotspur stadium designs revealed
• Les Mills launches On Demand
• Luxury Edinburgh hotel gets green light

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Leisure Opportunities
07 Jul 2015 issue 662
• Chelsea FC begins £500m stadium consultation
• SOFI 2015 shows strong growth
• Malmaison & Hotel du Vin sold for £363m

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Leisure Opportunities
23 Jun 2015 issue 661
• Green light for £27m Puy du Fou UK attraction
• Tanni tells MPs: Get behind us
• Sea forts to become destination hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
09 Jun 2015 issue 660
• Pure Gym victorious in race to acquire LA Fitness
• FF unveils 'invitation-only' concept
• Golf resort Formby Hall goes on the market

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Leisure Opportunities
26 May 2015 issue 659
• Gainsborough Bath Spa gears up for July launch
• Big names win ukactive Board seats
• Aberdeen backs hotel, spa and riding plans

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Leisure Opportunities
12 May 2015 issue 658
• Tanni Grey-Thompson named new chair of ukactive
• Big names run for ukactive Board
• Southampton Harbour Hotel breaks ground

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Leisure Opportunities
28 Apr 2015 issue 657
• Two thirds of UK kids are 'insufficiently active'
• Fitness First eyes LA London sites
• Will.i.am partners W Hotels on eco-project

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Leisure Opportunities
14 Apr 2015 issue 656
• CIMSPA and SkillsActive plan skills development future
• Pure Gym powers profits to £10m
• Beatles-themed hotel on market for £11m

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Leisure Opportunities
31 Mar 2015 issue 655
• London launch takes ClassPass to new heights
• Pure Gym CEO: We're not sexist
• Marriott bullish about Moxy rollout

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Leisure Opportunities
17 Mar 2015 issue 654
• Shrek's Adventure is game-changer for Merlin
• Castle View buys weight loss firm
• Starwood announces 40 European hotels

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Leisure Opportunities
03 Mar 2015 issue 653
• Green light for £400m Tottenham stadium
• Agassi nets DLL supply contract
• Man Utd legends unveil Hotel Football

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Leisure Opportunities
17 Feb 2015 issue 652
• David Stalker to step down as ukactive CEO
• Boutique market 'coming of age'
• Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort up for sale

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Leisure Opportunities
03 Feb 2015 issue 651
• Virgin Active unveils Tough Mudder training
• 1Rebel launches first boutique
• US investors buy Jurys Inn group for £680m

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Leisure Opportunities
20 Jan 2015 issue 650
• We want to be the Audi A4 of gyms: Cosslett
• Xercise4Less targets 100 gyms
• Luxury art hotel plans for Edinburgh school

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Leisure Opportunities
13 Jan 2015 issue 649
• David Lloyd lands exclusive Les Mills concept
• Nuffield: school wellbeing pilot
• Historic hospital to become boutique hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
12 Dec 2014 issue 648
• Liverpool FC kicks off £75m stadium expansion
• Les Mills: No workout, no meeting
• Harry Potter-themed hotel aims to enchant

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Leisure Opportunities
05 Dec 2014 issue 647
• énergie set for 'biggest growth ever' in 2015
• LA fitness 'premiumising' London
• London a hot ticket among investors: study

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Leisure Opportunities
25 Nov 2014 issue 646
• Labour reveals vision for activity-focused NHS
• Snap Fitness targets UK rollout
• The Student Hotel to target millennials

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Leisure Opportunities
11 Nov 2014 issue 645
• Sports Direct offer £5 gym memberships
• Third Space bought by Encore
• Tune Hotels outlines £200m UK expansion

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Leisure Opportunities
28 Oct 2014 issue 644
• PHE launches framework to tackle inactivity
• Fitness First plans German sale
• Luxury yachyt hotel debuts in Victoria Docks

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Leisure Opportunities
14 Oct 2014 issue 643
• Nuffield Health lands £330m to fuel expansion
• Experts examine referral issues
• Lancs CCC targets funds for hotel project

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Leisure Opportunities
30 Sep 2014 issue 642
• Exclusive: PayasUgym targets Bitcoin payments
• Tesco to kickstart wellness push
• Rugby World Cup set to boost UK hotels

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Leisure Opportunities
16 Sep 2014 issue 641
• Legal challenge leaves Spurs in stadium limbo
• Industry to rally for Fitness Day
• WHG snaps up Manchester's Lowry Hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
02 Sep 2014 issue 640
• Martin Long scotches LA fitness sell-off speculation
• Gym Group eyes 'Europe & beyond'
• Hotel union criticises Starwood robot plans

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Leisure Opportunities
19 Aug 2014 issue 639
• Industry leaders rail at 'irresponsible' exercise claims
• Nuffield eyes further gym buyouts
• Volkswagen: camper van pop-up

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Leisure Opportunities
05 Aug 2014 issue 638
• Eastbourne Pier devastated by peak-season blaze
• énergie teams up with The Rock
• Games hike Glasgow hotel prices

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Leisure Opportunities
22 Jul 2014 issue 637
• Pure Gym to push expansion despite failed merger
• ukactive criticises NICE guidelines
• Maiden voyage for Titanic Hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
08 Jul 2014 issue 636
• Fitness industry toasts top talent at Flame Awards
• Gyms should "learn from Parkour"
• Andy Murray's hotel under fire

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Leisure Opportunities
24 Jun 2014 issue 635
• Council pulls plug on Robin Hood theme park plans
• Disney to boost kids' activity levels
• Man Utd legends backing hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
10 Jun 2014 issue 634
• Center Parcs CEO: UK planning process 'ridiculous'
• Fitness First secures £115m loan
• Stelios poised to float easyHotel

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Leisure Opportunities
27 May 2014 issue 633
• Paramount's £2bn Kent theme park moves forward
• Cracknell: Time for activity rethink
• Hotel hopes for Perth City Hall

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Leisure Opportunities
13 May 2014 issue 632
• Virgin Active reportedly poised for £1bn offering
• UK chains lead EU revenue table
• Government reveals UK space tourism goal

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Leisure Opportunities
29 Apr 2014 issue 631
• TV ad storm sparks calls for school holiday debate
• The Gym Group leads profit charge
• Titanic-themed hotel casts off

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Leisure Opportunities
15 Apr 2014 issue 630
• Olympic Park opens to public after £300m investment
• Disregard 'feelings' over obesity
• Bill Shankly hotel plans revealed

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Leisure Opportunities
01 Apr 2014 issue 629
• Varney: Shrek will "mark a new level" for IP attractions
• Industry "marketing like it's 2004"
• Boutique hotel plans for Belfast

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Leisure Opportunities
18 Mar 2014 issue 628
• LA fitness streamlines clubs to secure long-term future
• CLOA publishes NHS guidance
• London primed for M&A activity

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Leisure Opportunities
04 Mar 2014 issue 627
• Bannatyne Group eases debts with sale and leaseback
• ukactive event examines inactivity
• Scottish castle to become hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
18 Feb 2014 issue 626
• Pure Gym and The Gym Group announce merger
• Two-thirds of adults overweight
• Hotel transactions to hit US$50bn

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Leisure Opportunities
04 Feb 2014 issue 625
• JD Sports launches into health club sector
• Fitness First to invest £270m
• Dorsett readies its first EU hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
21 Jan 2014 issue 624
• Study reveals benefits of green spaces in urban areas
• Wearable fitness tech going strong
• Hotel transactions up 66 per cent

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Leisure Opportunities
14 Jan 2014 issue 623
• Guitar Hero creators offer fitness gaming concept
• AHA releases new heart guidelines
• PwC report on UK hotels outlook

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Leisure Opportunities
13 Dec 2013 issue 622
• Lack of policy for children's activity levels 'neglect'
• New leisure centres for Manchester
• Menzies sold to Topland Group

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Leisure Opportunities
06 Dec 2013 issue 621
• Physical activity to be removed from NHS framework
• Exercise protects heart in later life
• Shiva makes £87.6m purchase

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Leisure Opportunities
26 Nov 2013 issue 620
• Protect London 2012 legacy says House of Lords
• Exercise boosts brain development
• Ace Hotels founder dies at 47

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Leisure Opportunities
12 Nov 2013 issue 619
• Mills criticises efforts to increase sports participation
• Exercise key for arthritis sufferers
• Boutique hotel set for Plymouth

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Leisure Opportunities
29 Oct 2013 issue 618
• GlaxoSmithKline launches Human Performance Lab
• Health guide to combat obesity
• Rosewood debuts in London

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Leisure Opportunities
15 Oct 2013 issue 617
• Regular walking 'could save thousands of lives'
• Exercise 'as beneficial as pills'
• First 'care-hotel' opening in Stoke

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Leisure Opportunities
01 Oct 2013 issue 616
• Too many 'dreadful' health club managers says Terry
• National Fitness Day a big success
• Good news for UK hotels says PwC

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Leisure Opportunities
17 Sep 2013 issue 615
• DLL says it's in great shape despite drop in value
• Cash injection for Xercise4Less
• GOCO Hospitality joins forces with Horwath

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Leisure Opportunities
03 Sep 2013 issue 614
• Andy Murray's Scotland hotel nears completion
• Not enough exercise for UK kids
• Plans for Titanic-themed Liverpool hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
20 Aug 2013 issue 613
• First Tabata classes to launch at Fitness First
• Total Fitness says it's back on track
• UK tourists flock to Emerald Isle

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Leisure Opportunities
06 Aug 2013 issue 612
• Your Leisure opens new Ramsgate Swim Centre
• New kids' concept for David Lloyd
• Laura Ashley enters hotel market

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Leisure Opportunities
23 Jul 2013 issue 611
• PureGym to roll out 24 new sites across the UK
• £3m revamp for Cheam site
• Olympic Park hotel for Stratford

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Leisure Opportunities
09 Jul 2013 issue 610
• Xercise4Less to open budget club at Tesco store
• ukactive joins 'Fighting Fitter'
• Hub by Premier Inn given launch

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Leisure Opportunities
25 Jun 2013 issue 609
• Battle of budget chains heats up
• CIMSPA plans business review
• Sector to create 30,000 jobs

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Leisure Opportunities
11 Jun 2013 issue 608
• £35m Mary Rose opens to public
• £9m Leisure Centre for Workington
• Brighton's iconic hotel opens spa

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Leisure Opportunities
28 May 2013 issue 607
• Riverside given European award
• Kidderminster centre given go ahead
• 130-room hotel for Bromley

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Leisure Opportunities
14 May 2013 issue 606
• Lord's proposes £200m revamp
• CCMP to acquire Pure Gym
• Ely's Poet House officially open

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Leisure Opportunities
30 Apr 2013 issue 605
• Duchess becomes patron of NHM
• Asda Sports Leaders launches
• New Edinburgh boutique hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
16 Apr 2013 issue 604
• Museum of the Year shortlist revealed
• Inactivity £7bn cost for health
• £1.62bn in distressed UK sales

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Leisure Opportunities
02 Apr 2013 issue 603
• Merlin plans London IPO in 2014
• Streatham leisure hub tops out
• King's Cross hotel to relaunch

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Leisure Opportunities
19 Mar 2013 issue 602
• Don Valley to get £40m makeover
• UK ranks 'below EU' on health
• Tesco acquires Giraffe restaurants

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Leisure Opportunities
05 Mar 2013 issue 601
• Football Association plans £150m facility strategy
• Total Fitness appoints new CEO
• Sluggish start to 2013...

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Leisure Opportunities
19 Feb 2013 issue 600
• Ofsted report recommends national strategy on PE
• Work starts on West Brom site
• Melia opens luxury London hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
05 Feb 2013 issue 599
• Habia to launch beauty register
• First phase completed at Wavelengths
• Regional hotels may struggle in 2013

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Leisure Opportunities
22 Jan 2013 issue 598
• Project to get women more active
• £15m boost for Haringey sites
• The Goring receives Royal Warrant

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Leisure Opportunities
14 Jan 2013 issue 597
• Funding boost for disabled sport
• £6m redevelopment for Anlaby
• Castle to open as boutique hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
14 Dec 2012 issue 596
• Record level of people taking part in organised sport
• Healthy workplace awards revealed
• Boutique hotel for Knightsbridge

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Leisure Opportunities
07 Dec 2012 issue 595
• Confidence 'on the up' among health club managers
• NICE calls for more physical activity
• £30m revamp for Belfry Hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
27 Nov 2012 issue 594
• FIA unveils new name: ukactive
• ukactive and LTA to promote cardio tennis
• Meliá to open ME London hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
13 Nov 2012 issue 593
• £13m Robin Hood Experience planned for Nottingham
• Glasgow deal for Technogym
• Luxury hotel plans for The Mall

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Leisure Opportunities
30 Oct 2012 issue 592
• Luxury hotel and spa to open at historic Armagh Gaol
• Exercise helps kids with ADHD
• Architects named for luxury hotel

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Leisure Opportunities
16 Oct 2012 issue 591
• £2bn entertainment resort planned for Kent coast
• £8m lifeLeisure opens in Stockport
• De Vere invests in Urban Resorts

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02 Oct 2012 issue 590
• FIA appoints agency for rebrand
• DLL launches 'DLicious' concept
• UK market strong despite EU slump

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Leisure Opportunities
18 Sep 2012 issue 589
• Manchester City reveals plans for £100m academy
• Ray Hatton opens Metro Fitness
• Room prices on the up 'globally'

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04 Sep 2012 issue 588
• DLL to launch PT studio concept
• MMA star plans gym expansion
• 2012 Games 'will benefit' sector

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Leisure Opportunities
21 Aug 2012 issue 587
• IOC praises London's 'happy and glorious' Olympics
• FIA CEO calls for legacy 'unity'
• Social media being 'put on hold'

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Leisure Opportunities
07 Aug 2012 issue 586
• London's legacy 'already visible'
• FIA slams 'diet first' approach
• £60m golf resort for Scotland

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Leisure Opportunities
24 Jul 2012 issue 585
• Study reveals impact of inactivity
• Lords publish exercise report
• Café Royal launch pushed back

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Leisure Opportunities
10 Jul 2012 issue 584
• Alexandra Palace plans unveiled
• Snap Fitness enters UK market
• First London hotel for citizenM

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Leisure Opportunities
26 Jun 2012 issue 583
• BISL unveils new industry report
• Virgin to overhaul Esporta clubs
• Accor unveils new UK academy

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12 Jun 2012 issue 582
• Fitness First to sell 67 UK clubs
• Further growth for Gym Group
• Bulgari opens new London hotel

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29 May 2012 issue 581
• £30m Orford Park complex opens
• FIA joins forces with RoSPA
• New sector partnership signed

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15 May 2012 issue 580
• Chelsea FC bids for Battersea site
• Asda and FIA in new campaign
• BHA to host industry summit

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Leisure Opportunities
01 May 2012 issue 579
• Fitness First announces deal
• New obesity campaign launches
• New spa hotel for Southampton

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Leisure Opportunities
17 Apr 2012 issue 578
• Kids 'losing links' with outdoors
• High earners 'exercise more'
• New luxury hotel for London

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Leisure Opportunities
03 Apr 2012 issue 577
• £97m Titanic Belfast launches
• New £46.5m Life Centre opens
• 'Refund' booking site launches

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Leisure Opportunities
20 Mar 2012 issue 576
• £30m Chester Zoo plans unveiled
• Mixed views over virtual classes
• Global room rates grow in 2011

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Leisure Opportunities
06 Mar 2012 issue 575
• Olympic Museum plans revealed
• Anytime enters central London
• European transactions increase

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Feb 21 2012 issue 574
• énergy Group plans AIM listing
• New UK locations for Pure Gym
• TripAdvisor claims 'misleading'

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Leisure Opportunities
07 Feb 2012 issue 573
• Top team changes at Fitness First
• LA Fitness in Twitter climbdown
• Deregulation study published

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Leisure Opportunities
24 Jan 2012 issue 572
• £12.2m pool opens in Birmingham
• truGym to open fourth facility
• Hotels 'losing billions' to fraud

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Leisure Opportunities
13 Jan 2012 issue 571
• £1bn legacy strategy announced
• Girls-only scheme for Borders
• Firmdale secures new funding

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16 Dec 2011 issue 570
• 'Attraction' hope for 2012 venues
• New Bilston leisure centre opens
• Mondrian to open London hotel

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09 Dec 2011 issue 569
• NAO in 2012 Games cost warning
• FIA names new board members
• Hilton reveals job creation plan

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29 Nov 2011 issue 568
• Fitness jobs 'not pushed enough'
• Teen classes to be 'major trend'
• European sector remains 'robust'

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15 Nov 2011 issue 567
• Bolton One scheme moves forward
• Pro SW Gym opens in Loughton
• Government backs 20.12 initiative

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01 Nov 2011 issue 566
• Esporta victory in VAT tribunal
• New register launches in Ireland
• New operator for Jarvis portfolio

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18 Oct 2011 issue 565
• £25.6m Marlowe Theatre unveiled
• MMA star plans gym expansion
• Brits to get 2012 hotel discounts?

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04 Oct 2011 issue 564
• Health Club Awards winners named
• Motive8 expands with Leeds site
• W London sold to Qatari investor

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20 Sep 2011 issue 563
• Pickles approves £50m Leisuredome
• Olympians back new campaign
• London 2012 preparations 'on track'

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06 Sep 2011 issue 562
• Leisure sector 'to drive' UK growth
• Work starts on Toxteth Fire Fit
• Malmaison Aberdeen hotel sold

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23 Aug 2011 issue 561
• Visions of China set for Rotherham
• New sports centre for Camden
• London puts Corinthia 'on the map'

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09 Aug 2011 issue 560
• New 2012 Aquatics Centre completed
• Lords publish lifestyle findings
• 'Solid' June for London's hoteliers

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26 Jul 2011 issue 559
• Spending to soar during 2012 Games
• New Deeside facilities to open
• English Heritage grant for spa hotel

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12 Jul 2011 issue 558
• Sport England/FIA sign agreement
• Fit4less roll-out to 'accelerate'
• IHG launches iPhone booking apps

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28 June 2011 issue 557
• Murray family launches Set4Sport
• Highbury club for Fitness First
• Waldorf Astoria to enter Scotland

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14 June 2011 issue 556
• Public operators lead sector growth
• Premier league revenues top £2bn
• Work starts on Wakefield ONE

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31 May 2011 issue 555
• Surrey Canal plans moves forward
• Study: Kids' strength 'is in decline'
• Maldron opens new Cardiff hotel

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17 May 2011 issue 554
• £10m to help protect fields
• Precor announces three new appointments
• Summer start for Cardiff scheme?

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03 May 2011 issue 553
• Major leisure projects approved
• Trust unveils new Swansea club
• Von Essen enters administration

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19 Apr 2011 issue 552
• easyGym acquires Virgin sites
• GLL/Nuffield Health join forces
• New pod hotel for Birmingham

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05 Apr 2011 issue 551
• Architect selected for V&A revamp
• Sandown centre set for revamp
• Four sites share £10m HLF grant

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22 Mar 2011 issue 550
• PwC: Leisure spending to increase
• New Quest format announced
• Deloitte: EU hotels top rankings

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08 Mar 2011 issue 549
• Snow resort for 2012 media centre
• Zigzag mats used in NHS project
• Gulliver's to build new £4m hotel

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22 Feb 2011 issue 548
• West Ham wins 2012 stadium bid
• RBC approves crematorium plan
• Green light for Herts golf hotel

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08 Feb 2011 issue 547
• OPLC postpones stadium decision
• Lifestyle venues for Cheshire
• UCL to roll out Lazy Cow brand

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25 Jan 2011 issue 546
• Thinkwell to design Potter studio
• Abbeycroft to open budget gym
• Travelodge eyes up expansion

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14 Jan 2011 issue 545
• Gove reveals school sports plans
• Swan Leisure opens in Dublin
• Sahara acquires Park Lane hotel

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17 Dec 2010 issue 544
• DLL launches new Exeter club
• New-look facilities for St Helens
• Eco hotel for Bristol airport

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10 Dec 2010 issue 543
• 'Radical' change to health policy
• Trust to launch budget gym chain
• Scottish golf plans approved

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30 Nov 2010 issue 542
• New visitor centre for Loch Ness
• Aylesbury facility set for revamp
• 53,700 new hotel rooms by 2015

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16 Nov 2010 issue 541
• £10m donation for National Theatre redevelopment
• Study: Trusts' future confidence down
• Giraffe to open 10 new eateries

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02 Nov 2010 issue 540
• Madonna to launch health club chain with US partner
• Pure Gym set to open four new clubs
• Two studies outline sector's 'potential'

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19 Oct 2010 issue 539
• Hunt confirms 19 quangos will be axed or reformed
• Anytime Fitness to open first UK club
• Refurbished hotel reopens in Glasgow

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05 Oct 2010 issue 538
• Six architects reveal designs for new V&A at Dundee
• TwentyTen consultation results revealed
• Historic London hotel to open in May

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21 Sep 2010 issue 537
• £350m YES! Project receives government go-ahead
• SACDC to pursue leisure centre plans
• citizenM opens new Glasgow property

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07 Sep 2010 issue 536
• €190m funding boost for Ireland tourist attractions
• Farrans nets Bangor leisure contract
• Calls to end kitchens' 'macho culture'

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24 Aug 2010 issue 535
• Growth in sport sector outpacing rest of the economy
• Pure Gym set to launch Smethwick site
• Waldorf Astoria to launch in London

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10 Aug 2010 issue 534
• Nickelodeon-branded attraction for Pleasure Beach
• Branson set to sell off Virgin Active?
• 'Stable' month for London hotels

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27 Jul 2010 issue 533
• 'Dormant millions' to help enhance sports facilities
• Companies 'missing the fitness trick'
• Industry calls for 'fairer' alcohol rules

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13 Jul 2010 issue 532
• London's Marshall Street Baths set for reopening
• Fitness First backs inclusion initiative
• BHA chief calls for government action

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29 Jun 2010 issue 531
• George Osborne increases VAT rate to 20 per cent
• Smoking ban delivering health benefits
• Tune Hotels.com to unveil London site

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15 Jun 2010 issue 530
• London mayor calls for new Harry Potter attraction
• Harlow Leisurezone set for June launch
• Operators set to receive music refund

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01 Jun 2010 issue 529
• DCMS announces plans to cut expenditure by £88m
• £1m gym for Crystal Palace complex
• Industry criticises mayor's 'hotel tax'

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18 May 2010 issue 528
• Hunt appointed culture secretary in new government
• Council unveils Armley Leisure Centre
• Clapham House announces GBK plans

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04 May 2010 issue 527
• £36m sports complex opens at University of Surrey
• Study reveals static stretching risks
• BHA publishes 'hospitality manifesto'

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20 Apr 2010 issue 526
• Green light for £1bn Llanwern steelworks scheme
• Gateshead Leisure Centre relaunches
• London hotels report Q1 growth

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06 Apr 2010 issue 525
• Natural England announces coastal path schedule
• Fourth Fit4Less opens in Canterbury
• £60m Cardiff hotel plans unveiled

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23 Mar 2010 issue 524
• London's Jewish Museum reopens after renovation
• Work starts on £12m Matlock centre
• London hotels continue recovery

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09 Mar 2010 issue 523
• Gloucestershire stadium plans receive council backing
• Work starts on new Cox Green facility
• Future bright for London restaurants

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23 Feb 2010 issue 522
• Burnley FC unveils new 'football university' scheme
• 'Senior playground' set for Hyde Park
• Green light for Moorgate hotel plans

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09 Feb 2010 issue 521
• Grassroots sport to get a new voice in the regions
• New leisure complex opens in Darwen
• 'Staycations' blamed for hotel worries

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26 Jan 2010 issue 520
• Parties go head-to-head over new alcohol proposals
• REPs to restructure and clarify role
• Whitbread to expand 'green portfolio'

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12 Jan 2010 issue 519
• Work begins on Glamorgan's sports science centre
• £15m leisure centre opens in Banbury
• £100m property fund for Travelodge

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15 Dec 2009 issue 518
• Independent inquiry launched into sports facilities
• Revamp work starts on Buxton Pool
• Accor expands Ibis in Northern Ireland

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08 Dec 2009 issue 517
• Community sports clubs in the UK 'defying recession'
• Council unveils Wakefield pool plans
• Chipotle Mexican Grill enters London

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24 Nov 2009 issue 516
• £220m Blackpool development plans put on display
• New gym facilities for Bisham Abbey
• D&D London unveils hotel proposals

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10 Nov 2009 issue 515
• Ashmolean Museum relaunches after £61m revamp
• £30m revamp scheme for LA Fitness
• Sector secures music licence victory

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27 Oct 2009 issue 514
• New £25m Stonehenge visitor centre plans unveiled
• London baths set for 2010 reopening
• Carluccio's optimistic over prospects

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13 Oct 2009 issue 513
• FIA reveals first MoreActive4Life campaign results
• First mbodies centre opens in Witney
• Hotel chain and pub group join forces

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29 Sep 2009 issue 512
• Latest Working in Fitness survey results announced
• Marnoch issues newspaper response
• UK hotel operators "over the worst"

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15 Sep 2009 issue 511
• Dragon's Den entrepreneur to launch new gym chain
• Trust to run Bletchley Leisure Centre
• Scottish hoteliers resisting recession

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01 Sep 2009 issue 510
• £15.7m regional football centre unveiled in Scotland
• £46.5m Life Centre scheme approved
• London restaurants resist downturn

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18 Aug 2009 issue 509
• Study reveals increase in Britons holidaying at home
• New £20m complex opens in Corby
• Financial restructuring for Paramount

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04 Aug 2009 issue 508
• London marks three-year countdown to 2012 Games
• Catterick's new leisure centre opens
• New £350m London hotel topped out

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21 jul 2009 issue 507
• £100m leisure scheme for Magheramorne
• EHFA and IHRSA sign cooperation deal
• Premier Inn announces expansion plans

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07 Jul 2009 issue 506
• Green light for £187m Wigan Life Centre proposals
• Fit4less concept launches in Swindon
• Macdonald acquires Aviemore resort

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23 june 2009 issue 505
• £100m modernisation for London's Science Museum
• BRS tax to 'cripple' health initiatives
• Edinburgh arts hotel project called in

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09 june 2009 issue 504
• Leisure operators to benefit from summer savings
• Hatton launches Manchester centre
• Rezidor to open fashion hotel in June

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26 May 2009 issue 503
• £12.5m improvements to 'future-proof' London Eye
• Dulwich facility to get a £5m revamp
• Heathrow hotels plans approved

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12 May 2009 issue 502
• HMV partners with Curzon for new cinema concept
• £14m disability sports centre opens
• Hotels facing dire outlook for 2009

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28 Apr 2009 issue 501
• New Hertfordshire snow centre set for May opening
• £13m centre proposed for Lewisham
• Clapham to accelerate GBK roll out

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Leisure Opportunities
14 Apr 2009 issue 500
• 500th Celebratory edition of Leisure Opportunities magazine
• The changing face of leisure
• Are we short of female coaches?

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31 Mar 2009 issue 499
• Whelan confirms £83.4m deal for JJB fitness clubs
• Tone Leisure boosts fitness offering
• London hotels are in for a rough ride

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17 Mar 2009 issue 498
• British Music Experience aims to hit the right notes
• Work starts on new Nottingham site
• Promo deals lift restaurant revenues

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03 Mar 2009 issue 497
• Second Victoria & Albert Museum planned for Dundee
• Heworth leisure centre gets approval
• European chain hotels suffering

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17 Feb 2009 issue 496
• Cost of London's Olympic venues continues to climb
• £2.6m upgrade to first YMCA facility
• Jurys Inn secures a £90m hotel deal

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