Printed Date: 26/10/2014


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Launch of Trailblazer apprenticeship programme gives activity sector employers greater control of workforce development

October 23, 2014

Employers from

GLL Makes a Splash at ASA Awards

October 22, 2014

Charitable social enterprise GLL made a splash at the annual Amateur Swimming Association’s Swimtastic Awards, which took place on Saturday 18th October 2014 at a glittering ‘Oscar-style’ ceremony in Birmingham.

Greenwich takes the title at Better Club Games 2014

October 22, 2014

A team from Greenwich beat more than 600 over 55-year-olds to win the 2014 Better Club Games, held at the Copper Box Arena on Friday 17th October 2014.

GLL merger to operate Carlisle and Allerdale leisure centres

October 09, 2014

The UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise, GLL, have announced a new merger deal with Carlisle Leisure Limited (CLL), to operate all of the leisure and sporting facilities in Carlisle and Allerdale from 1 Februrary 2015. The merger was announced after staff of CLL – an Industrial Provident Sociey - voted overwhelmingly in favour of the move during an annual staff meeting this September.

GLL launches event management division 'Better Venues'

October 09, 2014

Olympic legacy operator and charitable social enterprise GLL has launched a full service

GLL to operate Swindon leisure centres

October 09, 2014

Leading not-for-profit leisure provider GLL has been awarded long-term leases for six of Swindon’s leisure facilities – the charitable social enterprise currently manages the Oasis Leisure Centre within Swindon..

From 1st November 2014, GLL, which operates under their ‘Better’ brand, will run Croft Sports Centre, Delta Tennis Centre, Dorcan Recreation Complex, Haydon Centre, Health Hydro and the Link Centre. The long-term leases with Swindon Borough Council will see GLL make an initial £3 million investment of their own funds to enhance facilities and services across the borough that will be in additon to the Council providing a sum of up to £2million for investment in the facilities.

GLL set to manage Manchester leisure centres

October 01, 2014

The UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise, GLL, has been awarded a new management contract to operate 9 leisure centres in Manchester, on behalf of Manchester City Council.

GLL awarded Children’s Centres contract in Greenwich

October 01, 2014

The UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise, GLL has been awarded a new management contract to run Children’s Centres in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. GLL currently operates all of the leisure centres and libraries in the borough on behalf of Greenwich Council under their ‘Better’ brand.

Barking Sporthouse wins £500,000 grant for extreme sport facilities

September 26, 2014

Sporthouse has been awarded half-a-million pounds towards the development of an

GLL provides fitness for free this Friday

September 25, 2014

National Fitness Day, which takes place on 26 September 2014, is the largest celebration of physical activity in the UK. Over 60 GLL leisure centres are offering everyone the chance to get involved in ‘Power Half Hour Sessions’ across the UK.