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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

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.

Body Composition Analysis – New to Bolton Arena Gym

See what you’re made of…. Get real evidence to see if your training plan is working for you.

Bolton Arena Gym are introducing Body Composition Analysis as part of the new programme offering for gym members.

Using the world leading Tanita body composition monitors which bring you fast, accurate body composition results using the latest advanced bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) technology. The body analysis scales give you a true indicator of your inner health &, when monitored over time, can show the impact of any fitness regime or weight loss programme.

Tanita is fully integrated into the Technogym My Wellness connected technology which enables Bolton Arena members to measure their true performance & track their progress wherever they are, whilst helping gym instructors improve members health & fitness results.

Devise a precise plan for muscle gain and fat loss in specific areas. By directly assessing your ratio of body fat and muscle, a BCA can help you customize your training/diet to suit your needs.

These are just some of the many measurements taken from the BCA.

Get your first analysis FREE by speaking to a gym instructor next time you’re in.

Following the first reading it’s only £5 per analysis or purchase 8 for £35.

For more information contact memberships on 01204 488104.

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.

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

Wear It Pink Day Raises Amazing Amount!

On Friday 18th October, we held a ‘Wear It Pink’ Day in order to support Breast Cancer Awareness. With all our employees wearing pink whilst making a minimum of a £1 donation to Bolton Breast Unit.

What a fantastic ‘wear it pink day’ it turned out to be! From a famous guest visitor performing his trick on Andy & Jack, which provided a very amusing incident for everyone, to a brilliant bake sale which provided a number of  delightful treats for all our customers.

We’d like to thank, Mata and her Zumba class, our walking footballers, the walking sports ladies, our employees and all of our partners and customers for making the day, so enjoyable and successful.

We’re delighted to announce we raised over £640.00, which is an amazing amount. We hope you enjoyed the fun and the delicious goodies!

Thank you for your support, from everyone here Stateside Foods Bolton Arena.

Keep an eye out for our next event, which is scheduled on Friday 15th November.

September Great Northern Wedding Show

On Sunday 15th September we hosted our second Great Northern Wedding show of the year!

The Great Norther Wedding Show is one of the largest wedding shows in the North West, and was once again another successful show with some of the best wedding suppliers showcasing what they do best. In the main hall we saw over 100 exhibitors leading the way for couples who were looking for the latest trends and making dreams become a reality.

The show also saw two fantastic catwalk shows with beautiful wedding gowns to mother of the Bride outfits and entertainment from Six15 and Ref Floral Architecture.

The Great Northern Wedding show is run by Little White Books and host a number of wedding shows throughout the North West. We are delighted that they will be returning for 2020 for their fifteenth Great Wedding Show on Sunday 19th April all you need to do is pre-register and entry will guarantee free entry for you and your bride tribe!

To pre-register click here.

We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2020!!

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