The view from here…

FEATURE: Eyes down for a full house
By 26/07/2017 Read More →

FEATURE: Eyes down for a full house

As entertainment centres aim to keep both kids and adults happy, including those that don’t fancy or perhaps aren’t up to scrambling round a play tower, Chris Shipley from Leisure Electronics argues the case for bingo…

FEATURE: Everyday we’re shuffling
By 10/03/2017 Read More →

FEATURE: Everyday we’re shuffling

Amusement centres and family venues looking for a new type of multi-player attraction could find a solution in a traditional English game that has become huge in Scandinavia and the US and is now taking root in trendy bars in the UK. Dan Mortimer, sales and marketing manager of its UK distributor, explains the growing […]

VIEW FROM HERE: Might as well jump
By 07/02/2017 Read More →

VIEW FROM HERE: Might as well jump

The growth of trampoline attractions has seen exponential growth over the last five years and trade body the International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) is helping drive take up, safety standards and improving the overall experience. Executive VP Bethany Evans, gives us the low-down as it looks forward to its first UK conference later this […]

The view from here…
By 20/09/2016 Read More →

The view from here…

The days following the referendum saw a year’s political action condensed into a week, with resignations and appointments happening in quick succession. The newly appointed Prime Minister, Theresa May, who emerged from the wreckage of the Shakespearian power struggle that was Gove vs Johnson, was admirably quick to take control. Producing a surprise of her […]

Are Trade Associations worth investing in?
By 11/08/2016 Read More →

Are Trade Associations worth investing in?

Tracey Bancroft – FEC Coordinator BALPPA (British Association Of Leisure Parks, Piers And Attractions) As BALPPA approaches its 80th Year of Fun, celebrating its on going commitment to the Leisure Industry, it’s worth reflecting on the role of trade associations in general and BALPPA in particular. BALPPA represents the interests of more than 300commercial leisure […]

Jottings…Simon Storer – Head of Communications bacta
By 29/06/2016 Read More →

Jottings…Simon Storer – Head of Communications bacta

When the Gambling Commission revised the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice last year, one of the big changes it demanded, was the way by which the industry would provide a self-exclusion service to all its customers. Self-exclusion is not new to bacta members and an opportunity for customers to self-exclude has been available for […]

Jottings…
By 14/06/2016 Read More →

Jottings…

Simon Storer – Head of Communications bacta The starting gun has only just been fired and although we are still a long four months away from the actual Brexit referendum there has already been enough comment, analysis and column inches to last most people a life-time. How on earth the majority of people will stay […]