Tag Archives: Leisure Centres

Craigavon protest called over threat by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough to outsource leisure services

£3.2 million of ratepayers money has been wasted on consultants threatening a possible 14 percent rates hike post-election Work force representatives from the GMB, NIPSA and UNITE unions who represent the workforce in Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council … Continue reading

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ABC council vote to outsource Craigavon leisure threatens community access to leisure services

Experience of outsourcing of leisure services in Belfast City Council has been higher prices, reduced staffing and user access Unite the union vows to make demand for leisure services to stay in-house central to upcoming local elections February 12th: Workers … Continue reading

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Belfast City Councillors and Greenwich Leisure Limited misleading public about health & safety breaches at leisure facilities

Members of the public told by a councillor that union concerns over failure to chlorinate pools are baseless Management company GLL misinforms members of the public that allegations are being made by disgruntled former employee September 13th: Michael Keenan, Regional … Continue reading

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Staff health & safety concerns at Ballysillan swimming pool ignored by outsourced management company Greenwich Leisure Limited

Failure to properly chlorinate pool since Saturday leaves pool attendants unable to see bottom of pool and ‘fishy’ odour Cost-cutting decision to scrap ‘plant operator’ positions at all leisure centres leaves GLL managers manually rechlorinating pools September 11th: Michael Keenan, … Continue reading

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GLL spin on corner-cutting does not address continued Health & Safety concerns at Belfast Leisure Centres

Outsourced management company tell press they have fifty-five pool plant operators when there are none remaining Crisis at pools continues with corner-cutting on staffing leading to continued failure to chlorinate and dangerous practice Unite Regional Officer, Michael Keenan, responded to … Continue reading

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