Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils are considering a proposal to merge, creating a new District Council covering the whole of South Warwickshire (the areas currently covered by Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils).
The public consultation on the plans to create a South Warwickshire Council starts this week on Monday 6 September and runs until Sunday 24 October.
The consultation document and online questionnaire can be viewed and completed at: www.southwarwickshire.org.uk
Published on 29 July 2021
Archived on 29 August 2021
Stratford-on-Avon District Council and SLM Ltd have signed a new Leisure Management Contract.
The new contract officially started at the beginning of July, for an initial 10-year period with the option to extend for two periods of up to 5 years each, with a maximum total contract term of 20 years.
The new contract covers all the District Council's leisure centres:
The contract also includes the Sports Pavilion on the Recreation Ground in Stratford-upon-Avon, which will be used as an outreach hub for targeted interventions.
The partnership will also see a total investment in excess of £3million over the next 12-15 months across the leisure centres, which includes the following:
Further information on the investment programme at each leisure centre is available here: https://www.everyoneactive.com/news/developments-in-stratford/
Cllr Matt Jennings, Culture, Tourism and Leisure Portfolio says: "The District Council has worked with SLM for a number of years, and they are a leader in their field with 34 years of experience in the leisure industry.
"The council is making significant investments and the new contract will boost and build upon our extensive leisure offer. SLM has demonstrated its experience, commitment, innovation and ambition to work in partnership with the council to maximise benefits from investment into leisure facilities through improved quality of service and increased participation, whilst supporting improved health and wellbeing.
"We are committed to providing residents, of all ages and abilities, with access to a range of exciting opportunities to get involved in sport and physical activity and continue to bring the benefits of a more active life. Our new contract will look at introducing a range of options within our leisure centres, parks and open spaces and within the wider local community.
Alex Fuoco-Lang, Contract Manager at Everyone Active, said: "We are delighted to continue managing the council's leisure centres across the district and continue supporting the local community with their health and fitness for years to come.
"We are very excited about the investment programme across the centres, bringing new and upgraded facilities for everyone to enjoy and support the Everyone Active team to deliver an industry-leading experience.
"With so many fantastic changes taking place at every centre, we encourage our members to keep an eye on our dedicated developments page on our website and the centres' Facebook pages to stay up-to-date and see the investments come to life!"
For more information, visit: www.everyoneactive.com
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