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Blaze in Barcelona

It all started with a couple of throw away comments about the possibility of doing a preseason tour with our under 16s. Various locales were suggested, networks searched and some pretty outlandish ideas thrown around. Eventually, we settled on Barcelona and it really is incredible how everything came together in such a short period time. […]

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Additional Support Needs Basketball

Both The Crags and Blaze believe sport is for everyone not just the super confident and that is where our idea for an ASN Basketball Day grew and developed. Over the past 2 years The Crags and Blaze have worked with Active Schools to welcome and include people from all walks of life into our […]

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Sign Up for the Easter Break Basketball at The Crags

The Crags and Blaze are running another Easter Break Basketball camp this end term. The Camp will be on for both weeks of the school holidays. The Blaze camps are a great place to come and meet new friends and develop confidence. The camps are led by qualified, experienced coaches who create a fun environment […]

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Primary School League Returns to The Crags

The Crags and Active schools have partnered up again this season to offer all children in p4-7 the opportunity to come along and play basketball in the South Neighborhood Primary School League. It will be another exciting year of basketball and allow children the opportunity to play competitive matches in a fun and friendly environment. […]

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Primary School Open Sessions Return to The Crags

After a busy Summer of basketball at The Crags the open sessions will return to there normal times along with the start of the Edinburgh school term. There will be 3 sessions per week on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. If you are a returning member to our open session we look forward to seeing […]

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Edinburgh MSP in praise of the Community Empowerment Bill

Written on Edinburgh Reporter by Marco Biagi, MSP for Edinburgh Central and Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment. Last week I visited The Crags Centre, a fantastic community led facility in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat. The centre, which lies between Dumbiedykes and St Leonard’s in the southside of the city, was mothballed by […]

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Scottish Minister visits Crags ahead of new Bill

This week, The Crags welcomed local MSP and Scottish Minister for Community Empowerment, Marco Biagi. During his visit to The Crags, Mr Biagi announced that the Scottish Government will be offering greater support and advice for communities to take over land and buildings in their local areas with help from the Community Empowerment Bill. This […]

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Celebrate your season at Blaze

It’s been another great year at Blaze with lots of development and success both on and off of the court. There’s lots to celebrate and we’d like you to join us for the third annual Blaze Awards Dinner on June 14th. Day and time This year’s dinner is on Sunday 14th June and will start […]

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Primary School Camp returns for Summer

Following on from the success of our last Blaze basketball camp, we’ve got 5 whole weeks of basketball action at The Crags this Summer Holiday. (29th June – 3rd June, 6th July – 10th July, 27th July – 31st July, 3rd August – 7th August, 10th August – 14th August). The camps are led by qualified, […]

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Ideas that grow

Have you ever seen an idea grow arms and legs? Thanks to people like you, 30 new ideas for The Crags were published during 30 days in March. Ideas were submitted, connections formed and projects started. The flow of ideas Week one featured the story of Sarah and her idea to develop girls’ basketball at […]

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