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Oakworks’ sustainability drive hits million trees landmark

Oakworks’ sustainability drive hits million trees landmark

Spa equipment manufacturer Oakworks has planted its millionth tree, as part of a sustainability partnership with non-profit organisation Trees for the Future.



H&M blends fashion and sustainability with new activewear range

H&M blends fashion and sustainability with new activewear range

Global retailer H&M has released a range of sustainable activewear for women.



Bamford Haybarn opens New York spa with English design and eco-friendly products

Bamford Haybarn opens New York spa with English design and eco-friendly products

UK-based luxury day spa operator Bamford Haybarn Spa, founded by organic pioneer Carole Bamford, has opened its second US location.




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in this issue

• Franchise deals heat up fitness market
• JD Gyms acquires Ben Dunne Gyms UK
• Pullman launches new sleep programme


Property & tenders
Exploring interest from specialist organisations in the operation, management and development of Belfast Zoo
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland Company: Belfast Zoo
Provision and operation of a Public Cycle Hire Scheme
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon Company: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Major UK Visitor Attraction for sale
Location: Company: GVA
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
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News headlines
Green Spa Network to host GWI Roundtable

 
Green Spa Network to host GWI Roundtable

By Liz Terry

“Inspire action and create community through storytelling” will be the theme for the Green Spa Congress 2018, the annual conference of the Green Spa Network. The event will be held between March 11-14 at Carmel Valley Ranch in California. Keynote speakers will include Josiah Cain from Sherwood Design Engineers; .... more>>
Leisure Opportunities is doing an apprenticeship survey – take part!  
Leisure Opportunities is doing an apprenticeship survey – take part!

By Tom Walker

To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week in March, Leisure Opportunities is undertaking an employer survey on the industry’s needs and appetites for hiring apprentices. The short, three-minute online survey will gather data about operators' future plans for hiring apprentices, as well as gathering insights .... more>>

World's tallest timber skyscraper planned for Tokyo, as design team pledged to 'transform cities into forests'  
By Kim Megson

Japanese architecture giants Nikken Sekkei have partnered with construction firm Sumitomo Forest to create the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper, which they hope will inspire the .... more>>
Snøhetta unveil Arctic Circle's first energy-positive hotel concept  
By Kim Megson

International architects Snøhetta have unveiled a concept design for the Arctic circle's first ever energy-positive hotel. Situated at the foot of the Svartisen glacier that runs through .... more>>
Green Spa Network names sustainable spa award winners  
By Jane Kitchen

The Green Spa Network has announced the winners of its sixth annual Sustainability Awards, which recognise innovation and leadership by the spa industry “in support of a vital planet and .... more>>
Agenda announced for Sustainable Cosmetics Summit  
By Tom Walker

Green materials, sustainable sourcing and marketing will be the focus of this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, taking place in New York from 16 to 18 May. Now in its ninth year, the .... more>>
Six Flags' plans for world's first solar-powered theme park get green light  
By Tom Anstey

Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey, US, will be the world’s first theme park to go solar after it reached an agreement with local groups over the game-changing plans. In the works .... more>>
GWI estimates value of wellness real estate at US$134bn in landmark report  
By Jane Kitchen

The Global Wellness Institute has released its first report on wellness real estate and communities, Build Well to Live Well. The organisation estimates that the global wellness .... more>>
Parkwood's plastics pledge puts end to two million landfill coffee cups a year  
By Deven Pamben

Plastic cutlery and cups will be removed from all cafés in leisure centres run by Parkwood Leisure, in a move that will stop more than two million coffee cups going to landfill every year. .... more>>
Birdsong, trees, sky: study suggests exposure to nature important for those at risk of poor mental health  
By Jane Kitchen

A team of academic researchers, landscape architects and artists have come together to look at how nature in cities affects mental wellbeing. Researchers at King's College London, .... more>>
UK bans microbeads from products  
By Jane Kitchen

A ban has come into effect in the UK to stop manufacturers making products containing microbeads. Microbeads, which are often used in products like exfoliating scrubs and toothpastes, .... more>>
CF Møller to create Danish wetland park that prevents flooding  
By Kim Megson

Architecture firm CF Møller have won a design competition to transform an area of wetland in the Danish city of Randers into a public nature park, as part of a climate adaptation project. .... more>>
‘Nourishing cloud’: Aman relocates 10,000 trees and a historic village for its latest resort  
By Jane Kitchen

Luxury hotel operator Aman is set to open its fourth location in China on Monday (8 January) – the culmination of an ambitious 15-year conservation initiative which saw the relocation of an .... more>>
Burgenstock’s medical wellness hotel opens with forest-bathing design  
By Jane Kitchen

Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort Lake Lucerne has opened the final hotel in its portfolio, the Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence, a medical wellness centre offering physical and mental .... more>>
Eco-friendly Greek resort to highlight relationship between built and natural environment  
By Jane Kitchen

An eco-friendly resort set on the coast of the Greek island of Rhodes will open in May 2018. Designed by Dimitris Melenos & Partners, the 266-bedroom Gennadi Grand Resort will be part of .... more>>

Features
Richard Hassell, WOHA

Green Developments:
Richard Hassell, WOHA


Richard Hassell tell us how buildings can bring wellbeing to people, even in high-density cities
Ruben Reddy

Profile:
Ruben Reddy


Can temporary structures create a sustainable future for sport?
A sense of place

Wellness:
A sense of place


The Asian wellness facilities taking their cue from their environment
Andy Reed

Thought leaders:
Andy Reed


We need to get creative in the ways we receive and use sports funding if we are to remain sustainable, says Andy Reed
Five star sustainability

Green accreditation:
Five star sustainability


BREEAM-certified hotels lead the way in green architecture, and save money too
Holovis

Supplier profiles:
Holovis


Specialising in experiential design, we bring your data to life in high-end virtual reality environments
The Future of sustainability

Sustainable Sports design:
The Future of sustainability


High-performance sports venues of the future
Fields in trust

Outdoor spaces:
Fields in trust


Protecting Britain’s green spaces for sport since 1925
ITC Hotel Group

Top Team:
ITC Hotel Group


India’s greenest luxury hotel chain brings ayurveda and more to its spas
Product news
Studio RHE merge restaurant with co-working space at London's placemaking Palatino

Studio RHE merge restaurant with co-working space at London's placemaking Palatino

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

British architecture practice Studio RHE have merged an Italian restaurant and a modern co- working space under one roof in London’s Clerkenwell.
 
TGO creates gym equipment from Right Guard aerosols

TGO creates gym equipment from Right Guard aerosols

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

Antiperspirant and shower gel brand Right Guard has launched a community gym made from recycled aerosols at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in partnership with recycling firm TerraCycle and The Great Outdoor Gym Company (TGO).
 
Time for leisure centres and gyms to choose next-generation air conditioning – Mitsubishi Electric’s Mr Slim Power Inverter R32 range

Time for leisure centres and gyms to choose next-generation air conditioning – Mitsubishi Electric’s Mr Slim Power Inverter R32 range

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

It’s time for your gym to enjoy real energy savings whilst meeting crucial EU carbon emissions targets and lowering your carbon footprint.
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British Gas

Within our corporate division we currently work with a number of customers in the UK, incorporating private and public sector businesses. Within 2017 one of our core objectives is to increase our presence within the Sport, Leisure & Fitness sector.

British Gas is an energy and services company. With a 200 years heritage everything we do is focussed on satisfying the changing needs of our customers. We supply over 400,000 UK businesses with gas and electricity, ranging from SMEs right up to large corporates.
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25-26 Feb 2018

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25-26 Feb 2018

Fitness Industry Live

ExCel London, London, United Kingdom



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BBC MediaCityUK, Salford, United Kingdom



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