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Arena
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…

Arena
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…

Arena
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…

Foundation
October 23, 2019
CIPD Awards Raises Money For Our New Hardship Fund

An awards night the Eagles Community Arena raised more than £2,000 for our Eagles Community Foundation’s Hardship Fund. The purpose of this new ring-fenced fund is to get as many children as possible playing basketball across the North East to stay healthy, keep active, have fun, make friends and develop as young people. The 2019…

Arena
June 12, 2019
Eagles Community Arena Points The Way To Career Success

More than 1,000 students gained essential career guidance as the Eagles Community Arena hosted the business brains of the future. Young people from across the North East descended on Newcastle to take part in the final Building My Skills session of the academic year. And 180 business guests volunteered their time and expertise to put…

Arena
June 9, 2019
Our 2018-19 End of Season Awards Dinner

On Friday 24 May 2019 we hosted our first ever End of Season Awards Dinner at our new Eagles Community Arena and our first event of its size in our new home. Just two years beforehand the club and foundation told everyone attending the organisation’s 21st birthday party that plans were in motion towards the…

Arena
March 10, 2019
Arena Achievement Awarded by Sport Newcastle

At the 42nd annual Sport Newcastle dinner on Thursday night we were awarded the title of Team/Club of the Year and in particular for the achievement of building and opening our Eagles Community Arena. The yearly event in the Banqueting Suite of Newcastle’s Civic Centre began as always with fundraising for the charity which supports young…

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