New Burnley gym set to create 40 jobs

New Burnley gym set to create 40 jobs

New Burnley gym set to create 40 jobs

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AN award-winning gym has pledged to create 40 new jobs when it opens in Burnley town centre.

Xercise4Less, which has 18 venues across Britain, will open in Kingsway House, formerly home to the ShopDirect call centre, on May 30.

Bosses at the chain branded the launch of its first East Lancashire site as ‘very exciting’.

The gym was granted planning permission in March to use the ground floor and part of the first floor of the old GUS site, in Kingsway.

The 37,000 square foot site had previously been earmarked as part of a ‘student village’ linked to Burnley UCLan campus.

The firm said it would bring ‘high quality, budget facilities’ to the town.

Operations manager Antony Kimmins, formerly a general manager for a charity in Chorley, said: “I have lots of managerial experience and I really enjoyed my previous role, but I saw managing Xercise4Less as a great opportunity broaden my horizons and apply my skills into the leisure industry.

“To be given the chance to run an entire gym and manage all of its facilities is really exciting for me. It’s a challenge that I’m ready to take on and I can’t wait to welcome new members through our doors.”

Xercise4Less’ chief executive officer, Jon Wright, said he had set out to create 'The People's Gym'.

Mr Wright said: “We’re here to ensure people of all ages, and fitness levels, can benefit from great facilities, with cost not being a barrier. “The fitness industry has become very greedy and there’s no need to charge members sky high prices - a good gym can be run very economically.

“We’re excited about our further expansion in the South of the UK and will continue to extend our services over time to suit the needs of all our members.”

The gym, which includes a ladies-only area, is currently recruiting staff including a membership manager, a membership team, a housekeeping team, personal trainers and freelance fitness instructors

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9:11pm Sat 24 May 14

2 for 5p ridesagain says...

£9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC
£9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC 2 for 5p ridesagain
  • Score: -12

11:02pm Sat 24 May 14

Shane says...

2 for 5p ridesagain wrote:
£9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC
WTF are you talking about?
[quote][p][bold]2 for 5p ridesagain[/bold] wrote: £9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC[/p][/quote]WTF are you talking about? Shane
  • Score: 12

11:10pm Sat 24 May 14

Steven Seagull says...

Shane wrote:
2 for 5p ridesagain wrote:
£9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC
WTF are you talking about?
He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets.

He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks.

Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?
[quote][p][bold]Shane[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]2 for 5p ridesagain[/bold] wrote: £9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC[/p][/quote]WTF are you talking about?[/p][/quote]He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets. He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks. Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend? Steven Seagull
  • Score: 8

12:52am Sun 25 May 14

Steven11 says...

Steven Seagull wrote:
Shane wrote:
2 for 5p ridesagain wrote:
£9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC
WTF are you talking about?
He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets.

He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks.

Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?
And what ex actually do do for this country , my friend. ?
[quote][p][bold]Steven Seagull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shane[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]2 for 5p ridesagain[/bold] wrote: £9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC[/p][/quote]WTF are you talking about?[/p][/quote]He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets. He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks. Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?[/p][/quote]And what ex actually do do for this country , my friend. ? Steven11
  • Score: 5

1:44am Sun 25 May 14

Stone Island: says...

Steven Seagull wrote:
Shane wrote:
2 for 5p ridesagain wrote:
£9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC
WTF are you talking about?
He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets.

He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks.

Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?
He's from Burnley then?
[quote][p][bold]Steven Seagull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shane[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]2 for 5p ridesagain[/bold] wrote: £9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC[/p][/quote]WTF are you talking about?[/p][/quote]He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets. He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks. Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?[/p][/quote]He's from Burnley then? Stone Island:
  • Score: -6

1:49am Sun 25 May 14

Steven11 says...

Stone Island: wrote:
Steven Seagull wrote:
Shane wrote:
2 for 5p ridesagain wrote:
£9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC
WTF are you talking about?
He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets.

He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks.

Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?
He's from Burnley then?
Got it now , that says it all . Cheers stoney .
[quote][p][bold]Stone Island:[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Steven Seagull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shane[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]2 for 5p ridesagain[/bold] wrote: £9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC[/p][/quote]WTF are you talking about?[/p][/quote]He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets. He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks. Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?[/p][/quote]He's from Burnley then?[/p][/quote]Got it now , that says it all . Cheers stoney . Steven11
  • Score: -6

7:55am Sun 25 May 14

Chris P Bacon says...

Stone Island: wrote:
Steven Seagull wrote:
Shane wrote:
2 for 5p ridesagain wrote:
£9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC
WTF are you talking about?
He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets.

He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks.

Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?
He's from Burnley then?
Posting that at a QUARTER TO TWO ON A SUNDAY MORNING reveals the social life Stone Island enjoys.
[quote][p][bold]Stone Island:[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Steven Seagull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shane[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]2 for 5p ridesagain[/bold] wrote: £9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC[/p][/quote]WTF are you talking about?[/p][/quote]He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets. He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks. Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?[/p][/quote]He's from Burnley then?[/p][/quote]Posting that at a QUARTER TO TWO ON A SUNDAY MORNING reveals the social life Stone Island enjoys. Chris P Bacon
  • Score: 7

7:56am Sun 25 May 14

Chris P Bacon says...

Steven11 wrote:
Stone Island: wrote:
Steven Seagull wrote:
Shane wrote:
2 for 5p ridesagain wrote:
£9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC
WTF are you talking about?
He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets.

He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks.

Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?
He's from Burnley then?
Got it now , that says it all . Cheers stoney .
You and the other bonely lastard ought to get together for a jolly night out.
[quote][p][bold]Steven11[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Stone Island:[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Steven Seagull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shane[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]2 for 5p ridesagain[/bold] wrote: £9.15 they are happy to pay for 20 fags yet they go to the foodbank claiming get they can't get by. PATHETIC[/p][/quote]WTF are you talking about?[/p][/quote]He's talking about how he likes to sit at home and manifest unwholesome thoughts about close female family members and pets. He basically trolls his way through the stories on here and is obsessed with firemen and food banks. Oh and did I mention he's a gargantuan bellend?[/p][/quote]He's from Burnley then?[/p][/quote]Got it now , that says it all . Cheers stoney .[/p][/quote]You and the other bonely lastard ought to get together for a jolly night out. Chris P Bacon
  • Score: 2

10:16am Mon 26 May 14

Ver1fied says...

This area seriously needs more gyms and better education standards such as MATHS, which improves your LIFE, subjects such as engineering, chemistry, physics, computer science~(programming
) , which this areas is clearly very POOR, however they study drama, media studies, psychology, sociology, which are useless. Also it needs more ORGANIC foods, and none of the GMO processed high fructose corn syrup brands, which is in basically all man-made processed foods you see. Then maybe just MAYBE you shall see a highly productive from people.
This area seriously needs more gyms and better education standards such as MATHS, which improves your LIFE, subjects such as engineering, chemistry, physics, computer science~(programming ) , which this areas is clearly very POOR, however they study drama, media studies, psychology, sociology, which are useless. Also it needs more ORGANIC foods, and none of the GMO processed high fructose corn syrup brands, which is in basically all man-made processed foods you see. Then maybe just MAYBE you shall see a highly productive from people. Ver1fied
  • Score: 0

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