Leisure centre up for industry gong

Staff at Alfreton Leisure centre are on tenterhooks after being shortlisted for ‘Centre of the Year 2013’ in a national industry awards.

The Flame Awards recognise excellence in the Leisure Industry.

Alfreton was chosen by DC Leisure Management Ltd as the company’s nomination to in recognition of already having achieved an ‘Excellence’ rating in Sport England’s ‘QUEST’ quality assurance scheme.

General manager Peter Sharkey, said: “The centre will now be subject to further scrutiny, including three ‘mystery shopper’ visits and an on-site customer satisfaction survey.”

The award ceremony is set for July 3 at Telford International Conference Centre.