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TL Safety Extend Commercial Partnership

Bolton Arena are pleased to announce local company TL Safety have extended their partnership for a further year.

TL Safety Ltd are Health & Safety, ISO and CE Marking consultants providing services to organisations of all sizes throughout the UK. They can act as your competent person on a retained basis or carry out ad-hoc work. They provide services associated with CE Marking of Machinery, EN 1090 and ISO Management Systems. Our services also include HR and Employment Law, Face Fit Testing, Health Surveillance and Asbestos Surveys. We can provide many training courses and organise many of your compliance needs such as air quality testing, portable appliance testing, fire extinguisher servicing and LEV testing.

TL Safety, Managing Director, Tony Lundy remarked ”I’ve been working with Bolton Arena for the last 2 years, it’s really important to work closely with local businesses, it’s a great facility to host workshops, network and advertise TL Safety”

John Ashley,  Head Of Commercial at Bolton Arena commented ”TL Safety have been an excellent and supportive partner of Bolton Arena over the last 2 years and we’re looking forward to working together again over the next 12 months”

For more information about our Commercial Partnerships, contact our commercial team on 01204 488 112 or email business@boltonarena.com

Scan Computers International Renew Commercial Partnership

Bolton Arena are pleased to announce a partnership with local Bolton Business Scan Computers International for a further year.

Scan Computers have been in business for over 30 years and are all about three things – technology, people and how they bring them together. With a team of over 200 strong, there’s always an expert on hand to happily share their knowledge with you. From software to hardware to expert technical advice and care, there’s nothing they don’t know about tech.

Scan Computers, Marketing Manager, Rajen Raja, showed his support and commented “Scan has been part of the local community for over 25 years and we’ve always believed in giving something back. We are extremely proud to support Bolton Arena and their Business Football League”

Along with the commercial partnership with Bolton Arena, Scan Computers also are continuing to sponsor our Tuesday and Wednesday night Business Football League. Scan Computers provide monthly prizes for goalkeeper and player of the month awards for both leagues, adding another reason to get your work colleagues together.

John Ashley Head of Commercial commented “We are delighted that Scan Computers have renewed their Commercial Partnership with us and continue to support our Business Football league on a Tuesday and Wednesday night.

For more information about our Commercial Partnerships, contact our commercial team on 01204 488 112 or email business@boltonarena.com

Be Inspired – Gareth Mann

In our latest edition of ‘Be Inspired’, we talked to Gareth Mann, a member of Bolton Arena Gym since 2013.

Gareth talked us through a range of topics from his weight loss journey to his achievements as a result of his increased level of fitness after training at Bolton Arena Gym.

Over the past 4 and a half years, Gareth has lost over 5 stone and credited our fitness instructors for helping him achieve this. A change of diet and training guidance from our instructors are the 2 major factors in Gareth’s weight loss.

As Gareth has been a member of other gyms, we asked him what makes Bolton Arena Gym stand out. The vast range of equipment and the fact you don’t have to wait to get on anything, with particular reference to our free weights area were the standout points from his response.

When asked what advice he would give to other people who were looking to lose weight, Gareth said to “stick with it and don’t give up. The best results always take time to achieve”.

After starting his weight loss journey with us, this has led Gareth to go on to make several achievements outside of the gym. He runs the Greater Manchester 10k every year whilst also raising money for charities such as Christie’s and Parkinson’s in the form of other 10ks. Next year Gareth is raising his bar even higher as he is currently training for the 2020 Manchester Marathon.

Gareth’s weight loss has also benefitted his personal life, he has become more confident, which has enabled him to focus more. Stress reduction and an increase in a balance in his life were also benefits that he has reaped since training at Bolton Arena Gym.

Thank you for sharing your story with us, Gareth, and best of luck next year for the marathon.

Bolton School & Bolton Arena Renew Commercial Partnership

Bolton Arena are delighted to renew their partnership with Bolton School who have just won the prestigious award of TES Winner Independent School of the year 2019.

Bolton School is an independent day school in Bolton, Greater Manchester. It comprises a co-educational nursery, co-educational infant school, single sex junior schools and single sex senior schools including sixth forms. With almost 2,400 pupils, it is one of the largest independent day schools in the country.

Not only is Bolton School and Independent School it is also a luxurious wedding venue.

They will be promoting the school and it’s open days via the cross-channel platform throughout the venue and online.

John Newbould, Head of Marketing made the following comment “Bolton School is delighted to partner with Bolton Arena, which is a real focal point for the town’s sport and leisure activities. There are many mutual benefits, not least the access we are given to the large number of visitors and members at the Arena.”

John Ashley, Head Of Commercial “We’re excited to be in partnership with Bolton School, it’s great to be associated with such  a fantastic school located within the Bolton area”

For more details about Bolton School please visit www.boltonschool.org

For more information regarding our commercial partnerships, contact our commercial team on 01204 488 112 or email business@boltonarena.com

Last Networking Event Of 2019 – Thursday 5th December

The final Networking Arena event of 2019 will take place on Thursday 5th December, in the Conference Suite at Stateside Foods Bolton Arena.

Networking Arena is now in its fifth year and continues to be as popular as ever. The event brings on average over 70 local businessmen and women together providing an informal and engaging networking event.

The December event will be sponsored by Court Enforcement Specialists. Based in central Manchester, Court Enforcement Specialists provide an award winning range of enforcement services across England and Wales. They provide a professional and cost effective service that all their clients receive.

Not sure what the event can do for you? Here are just a few benefits of our Networking Arena Event:

To register for free attendance at the Networking Arena, or for further information, email business@boltonarena.com or call 01204 488132.

Alternatively, head over to our website by clicking here.

Primary School Coaching Programme Delivers Across Bolton

Our tennis academy coaches have been delivering in a number of local primary schools this year, providing fun and engaging tennis sessions. Local children have been taking part in PE lessons and after school’s clubs, as part of our Primary School Coaching Programme, which aims to inspire local children to play sport.

Children across Bolton have been practicing their tennis skills and developing their techniques each week, with many then taking the opportunity to join our tennis camp over the Summer and October half-term school holidays, with several enrolling on junior development courses. As a key part of our player pathway, the schools programme is an excellent opportunity for young children across the community, to learn and practice in a safe and fun environment, supporting their all round tennis development and learning.

Our academy coaches have also been providing support to local teachers by educating them on our PE CPD Programme. The programme aims to support each teacher with the confidence and knowledge to deliver high quality tennis lessons. The 6 week booklet covers a plethora of different topics, including a focus on fundamental movements, use of questions & challenges to support learning.

Throughout May & June 2020, we’ll be hosting 3 tennis festivals for local schools, which will provide local children with a  fantastic opportunity to play sport in a top class facility with high level coaching.

For further information on our primary school coaching programme or our facilities, please email jennieswarbrick@boltonarena.com or call 01204 488131.

Job Opportunity: Part-Time Receptionist

We are seeking a motivated, reliable and hardworking individual to join our Reception team. Responsible for delivering excellent customer service both face to face and on the telephone, you will play a vital role in the operation and promotion of the arena’s facilities and products providing an efficient reception and information service to all visitors.

You will be friendly, work well as part of a team, be an effective communicator with colleagues and customers alike, have a flexible approach to your work and possess a ‘can do’ attitude.

In return we offer enhanced holidays, pension scheme, free gym membership, uniform, free parking and a great place to work.

Salary: Meets national living/minimum wage dependent upon age (rising to national living wage on
completion of training

Hours: 22.25 hours per week (average). Permanent contract.

WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 4
Monday 1530-2000 1230-2000 1300-2000
Tuesday 1545-2245 1545-2245 1545-2245
Wednesday 0645-1245
Thursday 1530-2000 1530-2000 1545-2000 1545-2245
Friday 1545-2215 0645-1245 1545-2215
Saturday 0900-1230
Sunday
TOTAL HOURS 21.5 28.5 18 21

In addition to the above shifts overtime may also be available and you will need to be flexible and able to work evenings and weekends.

Previous reception experience would be advantageous, however full training will be given.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Essential

Desirable

To request an application pack, please email Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com

CV’s are accepted in support of applications, accompanied by a completed application form.

Closing date: 25th November 2019, 12 noon.

Job Opportunity: Casual Attendant

Casual Arena Attendant

Working in the Operations Department, the successful applicant will be required to assist with cleaning, facility checks, setting up of equipment and other general duties on an ‘ad-hoc’ basis, as and when required.

A wide variety of shift patterns exist and will involve weekend, evening and early morning working, however, there is no guarantee that work will be offered regularly.

Shift examples:

Weekdays:  06.30 – various finish times
14.30 / 17.30 – latest finish time 22.45

Weekends:  07.30 / 09.00 – various finish times
13.30 / 14.00 – latest finish time 20.15

Weekend working is an essential part of the role.

Staff benefits include; uniform, discounts at Refresh café, free gym membership, discounts at Middlebrook restaurants/retailers

For further information and an application form please contact:

Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager – kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com

Please not that although CV’s will be accepted as support of an application, the company’s application must be completed in full.

Applicants will also be required to provide documentation to verify their eligibility to live and work in the UK.

Closing date:  30th November 2019

The Bolton Marathon Is Back!

The first Bolton Marathon in 33 years takes place on Sunday 17th May 2020.

The Bolton Marathon was once one of the most popular and iconic marathons in the UK and now it’s back.

With a single lap, closed roads course, this is a true test of any runner’s ability. Whether you’re an experienced runner looking for that new challenge or looking for that amazing, once in a lifetime marathon – this is it!

With a full weekend of activities at the Athlete Village including a Family Fun Run and 10k, there is something for the whole family. Come and enjoy the atmosphere and be part of an amazing race!

Bolton Arena is supporting the Bolton Marathon as the ‘Official fitness facilities partner’ by offering registered athletes the opportunity to utilise the gym and running track facilities for winter training through a discounted membership offer.

The arena’s gym is equipped with fifteen Technogym Artis treadmills which offer high quality running experience giving athletes the most natural feeling. Artis Run elevates your indoor running experience. The arena also boasts a 400-metre running track free to use for gym members, giving athletes the perfect variation to their training programme.

Bolton Marathon Director Richard Smith added “We proud to be partnering with Bolton Arena as the Official Facilities Partner of the Bolton Marathon. Bolton Arena offers a great one stop shop for all Bolton Marathon runners to train and get prepared for the challenge of a lifetime!”

Event details and schedule

Bolton Marathon will have a full weekend of activities for everyone to enjoy. Race registration opens on Friday 15th May 17:00 – 20:00 and Saturday 16th May 08:00 – 16:00. You will need to collect your race number, or get someone to do it on your behalf, between these times. No race numbers will be given out on race day.

Athletes Village is in Queens Park, Bolton. Bag drop will close approx. 30 minutes prior to race start. The marathon starts at 09:00. The 10k starts at 10:00.

A detailed race briefing will be sent out to athletes on the email provided at least 2 weeks prior to race day.

By taking part in the Bolton Marathon, 10k or Family Fun Run, as well as inspiring others you are also making a positive impact on the lives of many other people by taking part in a fantastic sport!

Entries are now open! To register or further information, head over to https://www.boltonmarathon.com/

Job Opportunity: Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant – Permanent

Working in the Refresh Cafe, the successful applicant will be required to provide an efficient, high quality service to conference, event and cafe customers maximising on all sales opportunities and ensuring full adherence to health & safety and food hygiene legislation.

Full training will be provided and successful candidates will be required to successfully achieve a Basic Food Hygiene qualification.

Hours: 36 hours per week (average)

Salary: Meets national minimum/living wage

  WEEK 1 WEEK 2
Monday 1200-2100 1200-2100
Tuesday 1500-2100 1300-2100
Wednesday 1400-2100
Thursday 1500-2100
Friday 0730-1530 1400-2100
Saturday 0800-1500
Sunday 0800-1500

For further information and an application form please contact:

Kathryn Platt, Human Resources Manager: kathrynplatt@boltonarena.com

Please note, that although CV’s will be accepted in support of applications, the company’s application must be completed in full.

Applicants will be required to provide documentation to verify their eligibility to live and work in the UK.

Closing date: 25th November 2019, 12 noon

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