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Arena
August 2, 2021
All-Star Comedy Weekender Comes To Vertu Motors Arena

RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 2022: MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW  THE ALL-STAR LINEUP INCLUDES SOME OF BRITAIN’S FUNNIEST COMEDIANS THIS OCTOBER AT THE VERTU MOTORS ARENA! Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy, The Chase star Paul Sinha and Mock The Week’s Andy Parsons are all set to perform. An all-star comedy festival is coming to Newcastle’…

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June 9, 2021
Ritson Returns To Sell Out Crowd As We Get Set For Blockbuster Summer

One of the North East’s leading indoor venues is fighting back this summer with a world class boxing card ushering in a summer of red hot action. The state-of-the-art Vertu Motors Arena is at the forefront of the region’s indoor entertainment sector. And Saturday sees live sport return to the venue for the first time…

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March 11, 2021
Vertu Motors Acquire Arena Naming Rights

Vertu Motors plc, the Gateshead-based motor retail group, has acquired the naming rights to the Eagles Community Arena in Newcastle in a five-year deal. The purpose-built community, events and sports arena, which is home to the Newcastle Eagles basketball club, the most successful British Basketball team of all time, and the award-winning Eagles Community Foundation,…

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January 4, 2021
Over 1,000 Vaccinated In One Day at The ECA

On Wednesday 23 December 2020, over 1,000 people were vaccinated against coronavirus at our Eagles Community Arena. For one day part of the venue took on a new role as a Newcastle Primary Care Network community site for the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme. Residents of Newcastle upon Tyne aged 80 and over were first in line…

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July 5, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 28 – The Build and Opening of Our Eagles Community Arena

This extended penultimate episode of the “Eagles Nest-In” series looks back at one of the biggest moments in our history – the opening of our Eagles Community Arena on Friday 11 January 2019. In Episode 28 Paul and Sam Blake join Dan to relive that historic weekend and take us on a journey back in…

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April 28, 2020
Eagles Help Assemble Lockdown Activity Packs

Over the last few days our Eagles Community Arena was utilised by the Active Partnership for Northumberland and Tyne & Wear to prepare 2,500 activity packs ready to help families across the region stay active. Funded by Sport England and The National Lottery, the Government’s Stay In Work Out campaign has set out to find…

Foundation
February 10, 2020
St Bede’s Clinch Fourth South Tyneside Title

Stifling defence and big game experience helped St Bede’s clinch a fourth South Tyneside Hoops 4 Health title in front of a capacity crowd at the Eagles Community Arena. The pre-tournament favourites conceded for the first time on their way to a hard fought 4-2 semi-final win against Stanhope Primary. But a single basket was…

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February 10, 2020
Newcastle Returns To The World Stage

World class sporting action returns to Tyneside this month as the big hitters of British basketball tackle their German rivals in Newcastle. The state-of-the-art Eagles Community Arena hosts a Great Britain side seeking to topple one of Europe’s most talented teams. And Newcastle is braced for an influx of supporters, media and guests from across…

Foundation
December 4, 2019
Basketball Partnership Help Build A Healthier Community

An innovative partnership promoting the development of budding basketball players is building for the future. Gateshead Housing Company and the Eagles Community Foundation are working together in a bid to persuade more children to try basketball. And the ECF’s Gateshead Development Officer, Anthony Forrester, insisted the groundbreaking link-up is already reaping tangible rewards. “In partnership…