Category: Leisure Industry News

Carnival Cruise Lines to Debut Worlds First Ever Rollercoaster at Sea

Carnival Cruise, are set to build the worlds first ever at sea rollercoaster, with its debut in 2020 upon the ‘Mardi Gras’.  The rollercoaster named ‘Bolt’ will aim to give cruise passengers the ultimate rush at sea, hitting speeds of 40mph over 800metres of twists & turns around and above the ship.  The ride to […]

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Social enterprise to deliver physical activity for carers in partnership with NHS and council

Sport For Confidence is to deliver a series of physical activity sessions to carers, following a unique partnership with the NHS Southend Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Southend Borough Council (SBC). The social enterprise will run activity sessions two to three times per week in accessible venues across Essex, for a period of 12 months, […]

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£26m Dover leisure centre to open in February

The £26m Dover District Leisure Centre is set to open its doors on February 2019. Designed by GT3 Architects, the centre will include a competition-standard eight-lane pool with spectator seating for 250 people, 15m learner pool with movable floor, sauna, steamroom and a health club with a 120-station gym floor and three group exercise spaces […]

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RLSS UK name new chair & IQL director as search begins for new CEO

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is shuffling its top team heading into 2019. The water-safety charity has appointed Mike Owen as chair, replacing the outgoing Dawn Whittaker. Owen has 25 years’ management and board experience and has specialised in not-for-profit bodies, membership associations and family-run enterprises. At RLSS UK, Owen will focus […]

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