A 24-HOUR gym is opening on Widnes waterfront on Thursday, September 4.

PureGym is creating 15 new jobs beside The Hive leisure park at Venturefields in Earle Road WA8 0TA.

It will offer 220 pieces of the latest gym equipment and up to 50 free classes.

Specialist sessions in Zumba and Bokwa will also be available.

Caroline Johnson, aged 41, who launched a new PureGym in Runcorn as the general manager has been appointed to lead the Widnes team.

She said: "PureGym will provide residents with a fully equipped gym that offers not only exceptional value for money at an affordable price, but membership without a contract that ties you in for a long period of time."

The 18,083.5 square foot development includes changing faciliites, showers, functional training zones with kettlebells, power plate and TRX suspension trainers.

A special pre-opening offer of £9.99 per month is available for a limited period.