It called for NBLT
to remain as the manager of the centre, among fears for staff job losses and changes to current service provisions.
spokesperson added: "We have only just been notified of the termination of our contract, so now we are working on plans to continue to offer services, in some form, to our loyal customers.
In chapter 1 ("Introduction: Theory and Practice of Network-Based Language Teaching"), Richard Kern and Mark Warschauer define NBLT
as "language teaching that involves the use of computers connected to one another in either local or global networks" (p.
Under TUPE (protection of employment) regulations, people working for NBLT
were hoping to be transferred to SLM but the council has hit out at a lack of co-operation from the outgoing firm.
Mike Maybury, marketing manager at NBLT
, said: "It is a really difficult time for people here.
will be competing directily with Everyone Active, who currently run 97 sports leisure operations throughout the country and who will unveil their newlook fitness suites in Nuneaton and Bedworth on May 5.
Tom King on the smoothie bike with NBLT
worker Andrew Murrey ?
The council pays a management fee to NBLT
to subsidise the services so that Passport to Leisure customers can receive free or concessionary rate activities.
We will now work with SLM and NBLT
in order to ensure as smooth a changeover as possible for both the users of our sports and leisure centres and the existing employees.
There are more leagues planned later this year, along with a NBLT
Champions League competition which will involve the best teams from throughout Nuneaton and Bedworth.
The scheme will place one of the successful applicants at the college-sponsored Nuneaton Academy, to support the development and community use of its new full sized floodlit artificial grass pitch, while the other will be based within the NBLT
Sports Coaching Team.
SPORTING PASSPORT: Youngsters from St Joseph's School with (back, from left) their head teacher Richard Phillips, Janet Stubbs, chairman of the Nuneaton and Bedworth Leisure Trust, coach Leron Barker, Carolyn Lloyd, Childrens University Manager, Stu Gealy, NBLT
Youth Community and Schools Manager and Coun Ian Lloyd, borough council cabinet member for arts and leisure