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Magic and Mystics establish primary school hub in Cheadle Hulme

  Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics are launching a new training session in Cheadle Hulme for boys and girls at primary school. Led by our experienced and qualified coaching team, it will take place at Laurus Cheadle Hulme (SK8 5GB) on Tuesdays from 5.30-7pm and cost £4. Places will be l
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Manchester Magic and Mystics Primary Schools Basketball Festival

  Friday, November 02, 2018

Manchester Magic and Mystics welcome all children in school years 3, 4, 5 and 6 to attend our Primary Schools Basketball Festival at the Manchester Basketball Centre (Wilbram Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, M16 8GW), on Saturday 17th November at 1:00pm until 4:00pm. Our professional and friendly c
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Places going fast for Level 1 refereeing course

  Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Places on our latest Level 1 refereeing course are going fast. The course, which costs £35, is being held at the Amaechi Basketball Centre on Sunday, 13 May (10am-2.30pm). If you would like to register, contact organiser Rick Dell at or on 07803241172.

Magic and Mystics to hold holiday 3x3 tournaments this April

  Saturday, March 24, 2018

3x3 is taking basketball by storm, so sign up for the Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics holiday 3x3 Tournaments this April holidays. The tournaments will be for U14s, U16, U18s boys and girls, running from Tuesday 10th April through to Finals Day on Friday 13th April. The fun doesn't stop th
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Your chance to become a referee

  Thursday, March 22, 2018

With our Respect Referees Fortnight almost over, we thought it was the perfect time to announce our next training course. We'll be running a Level 1 qualification on Sunday, 13 May (10am-2.30pm) at the Amaechi Basketball Centre. Referees manager Rick Dell will once again be organising it, so conta
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GMCB calling for more respect for referees

  Friday, March 09, 2018

Greater Manchester Community Basketball will launch its inaugural 'Respect Referees Fortnight' on Monday, 12 March. We will be urging players, coaches, parents and spectators to create a positive environment for match officials when they take charge of games – Community and National League &n
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Greater Manchester Community Basketball calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund

  Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Greater Manchester Community Basketball is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stor
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One venue, four courses, 24 Level 1 qualified referees

  Tuesday, November 14, 2017

One venue, four courses, 24 Level 1 qualified referees. It's been a successful year at the Amaechi Basketball Centre. Under the expert guidance of Rick Dell, our referees manager, we have made it a priority to develop the next generation of referees. And Rick's hard work is paying off. We r
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Vote for our Basketball Roadshow

  Tuesday, October 24, 2017

We need your vote! The club is attempting to win funding for a brand new project that we believe will get more people playing and involved in basketball. It's a Basketball Roadshow that will visit parks, open spaces and festivals in Greater Manchester and the North West of England. We've already
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