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News: Arena People


Sunshine & Smiles feature at latest Arena Group mini & junior runs

The Leeds 10k weekend went off to a flying start with young people from across the city coming together at the John Charles' athletics track for the Arena Group mini and junior runs. The heat didn't seem to put off the young runners, supporting family and friends, or Arena Owl the event's ever popular mascot enjoying the buzz.

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Mini and junior runners enjoy Jane Tomlinson 10k weekend

Arena Group has supported Run for All since 2010 through sponsorship of the mini, junior and family fun run events to ensure any young person can take part regardless of background or ability. The latest event takes place in Leeds on 7th July as part of the city's Jane Tomlinson's 10k weekend. It's a highlight in the city’s calendar that families and friends can enjoy together, feel the buzz created by the supporters, and develop a passion for being active.

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Latest blog: Why price is not the only consideration

If you want to get more from your supplier, why not think beyond price? Arena has been supporting schools and colleges from day one, and specifically founded the business on strong community values that still stand 25 years later.

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Arena series for young runners kicks off in Lincoln

Hundreds of youngsters are already preparing for the Arena Group Lincoln Mini and Junior Runs to be held in the city on March 17th as part of the popular Lincoln 10k weekend. The Lincoln mini and junior runs mark the start of the season of race events organised by Run for All and sponsored by Arena Group.

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Laura, Arena's HR Manager, reviews a busy year of community activity

To celebrate Arena Group’s 25th year in business, employees pledged to raise £25,000 for local charities between November 2016 and September 2017. The challenge was set at our Annual Profit Share Meeting in November where our employees overwhelmingly chose to support three hospices; Wakefield Hospice, Rotherham Hospice and East Lancashire Hospice. £25,000 can help to pay for 1000 hours of nursing care, 6 bereavement support sessions for 120 people or 4167 patient meals. All of these hospices are local to the Arena office locations and all rely heavily on donations to continue their amazing work in our communities.

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Chamber recognises Arena Group for positive social impact

Arena Group’s commitment to positive social impact and corporate social responsibility has been recognised by the Chamber of Commerce in the Raising the Bar Awards.

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£25,000 fundraising target smashed in Arena’s 25for25 campaign

At the start of Arena Group’s 25th anniversary year, an ambitious target of raising £25,000 for local hospices was set. This target has been smashed with the final total raised being over £32,200 thanks to the commitment of Arena people and the support of colleagues, families, suppliers, partners and friends.

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Strong end to 25th year for Arena Group

Arena Group has closed its 25th anniversary year with a hat trick. Profit growth of over 8% is expected, the latest award for Arena’s excellence in customer service has been announced, and Arena’s employees smashed an ambitious target to raise £25,000 for local hospices.

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Arena’s commitment to customer service excellence recognised

Arena Group has been announced as the winner of a prestigious award for customer service excellence. The award bestowed by the West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce forms part of the annual Chamber of Commerce business awards which received hundreds of entries across nine categories. Arena is now a contender in the national competition.

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The going gets tough for Arena fundraisers!

In honour of turning 25 this year, Arena Group have set the challenge of raising £25,000 to support and make a difference for 3 well deserving charities.

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Youngsters claim victory for school's fundraising effort

Creative thinking by staff at Barwick-in-Elmet C of E primary school recently led to an extended weekend of fun for pupils and a much needed boost to their 'Run to Read' fundraising challenge.

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Youngsters join Arena Owl for a day of fun, sport and support of local charities

Around 1,000 young people pulled on their trainers to take part in the Arena Group Leeds Mini and Junior Run on Saturday 8th July. Arena has sponsored the event for 7th year to ensure that is a free-to-enter event for children of all abilities organised by Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All.

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Kelsey and Arena Owl join new school celebrations

Arena Owl joined a students’ Fun Run on in June to celebrate the opening of the new Southgate School for children with complex needs in Almondbury.

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£25k fundraising challenge approaches half way mark

Monies from last weekend's skydive has still to be counted, but the #ArenaTeam are hopeful that we've reached the half way mark towards our ambitious total of £25,000.

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New video: Arena's Neil Maude provides an overview of Arena

Get to know Arena and how we do business with this succinct introduction delivered by Arena's Neil Maude to MultiModal 2017 delegates.

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Top class! School all set for Arena Group Lincoln Mini and Junior Runs

Pupils and teachers at a Lincoln primary school are on their marks and all set for a great festival of running. A number of pupils at Fosse Way Academy will be among hundreds of youngsters taking part in the free-to-enter Arena Group Mini and Junior Runs at Yarborough Leisure Centre on Saturday 1st April.

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Get set for the 2017 Junior, Mini and Family Fun Run series!

With free places available for 3 - 14 year olds at runs across many towns and cities, there's no excuse not to get young people in your family, community or school involved in a great day out!

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Arena recognised for commitment to communities

Arena has unveiled an array of environmental, health and sustainability targets achieved in a positive impacts report published this month including a total reduction of nearly 14,000 tonnes of CO2. Arena's MD, Adrian Fitzpatrick, also received a certificate from Paul Chiplen from partner CO2balance recently to highlight achievements in the Carbon Zero Programme to date.

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Discover the people behind great customer service

As Arena celebrates 25 years in business, take a look at the people behind the company’s success.

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Plans for celebrating 25th take flight

Employees have gathered to mark Arena Group’s 25th anniversary ahead of a year of celebration and fundraising with customers and partners old and new.

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