News Tell Us Your News

The primary purpose of Nottinghamshire Basketball Association is to encourage, facilitate and support basketball within Nottinghamshire. Getting more people to play more often sounds easy but in reality can be challenging.

If you represent a club, school, organisation, whether you are a competitor, volunteer or an official and you have a news story you think would be of interest the people of Nottinghamshire relating to Basketball then we’d like to know about it.

Here are some categories your news may fall under:

Real News

An announcement, a press release, a human story, a celebration of success or similar. These will be posted on our website for all to see in the News section and in some cases will be tweeted and linked to our facebook page.

News should be related to Basketball within Nottinghamshire, or competitors or teams from Nottinghamshire.  Alternatively announcements about Basketball in general which will have an impact in on people living in Nottinghamshire will also be considered newsworthy.

If at all possible please include High Res photos with your story.

Send this type of news by email to nottsbasketball@gmail.com 

Events/Activities

If you are organising a special or sporting event/activity and would like help in promoting it, then this could also fall under the Real News category however it is more likely that we will list it under our events/activities section on the Sport Nottinghamshire website so that members of the public can search by date and location for events/activities that interest them.

If you'd like an event listed in this way then please send details of the event to info@sportnottinghamshire.co.uk.

Clubs

If you are a new basketball club or are not already registered with the CSP, then by submitting your details here after approval your club will appear in our directory.  You may wish to accompany this listing with a press release which we can use in our Real News section.

Social Media

Nottinghamshire Basketball uses a number of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.  We encourage Basketball Clubs to do the same and will help in any way we can to help you promote these mediums to potential members.

As our Twitter following approaches 300 our reach is now quite considerable.  Please include @NottsBasketball in your tweets if you would Re Tweeting.  Consider tweets with links to your Facebook page, YouTube channels, pictures, and websites.  The more interesting your tweet the more likely it will get retweeted.

For some tips on Tweeting for organisations see this Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) guidance