Work Begins on £17M Odyssey Redevelopment

Cineworld and Hollywood Bowl named as first two anchor tenants Work to last 17 months, completion expected Spring 2021 New main entrance to Arena Some closures expected, but arena remains unaffected £4.5M transformation of W5 among plans The UK’s largest cinema operator, Cineworld, and the UK’s largest bowl operator, Hollywood Bowl, are the first anchor... Continue Reading →

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Looking Forward

Following another defeat on the road the Giants sit in a precarious Challenge Cup position. Ryan Donaldson considers what's gone wrong away from the SSE Arena. Another weekend, another road defeat for the Giants of Belfast. Losses are part and parcel of hockey. However the manner of the defeats is concerning at the least. The... Continue Reading →

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#BleedTeal100

Giving Blood Saves Lives. The blood you donate is a lifeline in an emergency and for people who need long-term treatments. But across the UK and most notably in Northern Ireland, there is a shortage of many different blood groups and an urgent need for more donors. This week on the A View from the... Continue Reading →

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“The Chiclets Effect”

AVFTB Producer, Patrick Smyth, enthuses on the podcast boom in UK Hockey. There was a time when talking about sport was pretty limited. Your social interaction with any professional game revolved around watching the event, be it hockey, football or maybe rugby. Then you maybe sat with your mates in the pub and had a... Continue Reading →

Podcast: Pach-ion For The Game

Belfast Giants began their domestic season this weekend with mixed fortune. A View From The Bridge returns to look over the Challenge Cup and EIHL action against Glasgow and Manchester.  Dundee Stars head coach Omar Pacha chats about this Saturdays game.  Giants forward Jean Dupuy is our guest on The Fan Agenda.  We catch up... Continue Reading →

Who Can Stop The Giants Now?

Regular contributor Gary Jackson looks at which teams stand in the way of the Giants retention of silverware. Having won 4 from 4 in our preseason schedule, and looked strong in the Champions Hockey League, we may as well hand out the trophies now; Giants will win the clean sweep, a Grand Slam, this season... Continue Reading →

Hockey Helps

Chris Lovell shares an honest assessment of what ice hockey means to his own mental health, how interest in the game has helped him, and can help you! Many of you reading this may know me either directly or even as the mouthy one on Twitter! Some may not know me, either way who I... Continue Reading →

Don’t Talk To Me About Heroes

On the eve of pre-season, Gary Jackson ponders on how nostalgia for those gone before should not cloud the excitement of what is potentially ahead. So the much rumoured Liam Reddox was finally announced as the final piece in the 2019/20, defending double Challenge Cup, defending Erhardt Conference, defending Elite League Champions, 20th anniversary Belfast... Continue Reading →

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