GLL celebrates National Bookstart Week, 6-12 June
June 02, 2016
GLL - the not-for-profit charitable leisure social enterprise – is celebrating National Bookstart Week, 6-12 June throughout its 57 libraries across Lincolnshire, Greenwich and Wandsworth.
GLL Tennis Apprentices Start Their Journey
June 01, 2016
On the 19th May 2016, GLL’s five new Tennis Apprentices started their training together at the White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre.
GLL's Spa Group rebrands as Spa Experience
May 26, 2016
Spa Experience by Better, the new brand for the spa group formerly known as Spa London, was unveiled at a VIP launch event held at Porchester Hall in London last night (25th May 2016).
GLL helps London residents celebrate adult swimming success at European Aquatics Championships
May 20, 2016
Over 50 London residents will swim at the London Aquatics Centre on Sunday 22 May to celebrate learning to swim as part of the first Swim London 2016 adult swimming courses.
GLL BACKS UK SPORTING TALENT TO RIO AND BEYOND
May 12, 2016
Charitable social enterprise GLL has announced a £1.2 million athlete fund to support over 2000 athletes across the UK in 2016/17.
The VIP event was held at the prestigious BT Tower in London on Tuesday 3rd May with guest of honour GSF Patron Sally Gunnell.
GLL shortlisted for Leisure Operator ‘Oscars’
April 27, 2016
GLL have joined the UK’s leading leisure brands in the finals of the prestigious leisure industry UK Active & Matrix Flame Awards.
GLL, the UK’s largest public leisure provider and leading charitable leisure social enterprise, has been nominated three times in the Leisure Centre of the Year (Streamline) category.
For The Girls Programme Achieves Project Targets
April 26, 2016
The For The Girls Programme is a Sporta funded programme that has been delivered in Cambridge, Hackney, Greenwich, South Oxfordshire and Tower Hamlets over the last 2 years.
GLL were awarded £192,975 to deliver the project. Over the 2 years, 5,300 women and girls have taken part in the project with over 45,000 visits. A dedicated Women and Girls Programme has been set up in each partnership and the sessions have become embedded within centre programmes.
Lincolnshire Libraries welcome scheme to support young people’s mental health
April 25, 2016
At a time when 1 in 10 young people have a diagnosable mental health issue, Lincolnshire Libraries are throwing their support behind a scheme to help them with expert endorsed books available to borrow for free.
Reading Well for young people is a national scheme, part of the hugely successful Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme, which will provide 13-18 year-olds with high-quality information, support and advice on a wide-range of mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders and self-harm, and difficult life pressures, like relationships, cyber-bullying and exams.
GLL Conference Targets Mental Health
April 22, 2016
GLL held its first Better Health Conference on Thursday 14th April 2016. The event was held at Porchester Halls, Westminster and was attended by 70 GLL employees from the Better Health Teams, as well as many from the Community Sports Teams. Representatives attended from across the UK with teams from London and the South East as well as the West of England, Cumbria, Manchester and Northern Ireland.
Lincoln Library Reading Garden Opens
April 19, 2016
GLL have wasted no time in getting Lincoln Library ready for summer – opening a Reading Garden at the flagship city centre library.
The charitable social enterprise took over the management of Lincolnshire's 15 major libraries this month on behalf of Lincolnshire County Council.