The Latest News from the BACT Team

JUNIOR BREWERS MEMBERSHIPS PACKAGE NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2018/19 SEASON

YOUNG Burton Albion fans can now once again sign up to our junior supporters club, as we are delighted to announce our package for the up and coming 2018/19 season. This morning, we spoke to Brewers mascots Billy and Bettie Brewer on their return from their summer holiday break, as they announced what their packaged… Read more »

BACT JOIN PARTNERSHIP FOR NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT DAY

THE Steps to Work Evolve Partnership is inviting local people to attend their ‘Employability Day’ in partnership with Burton Albion Community Trust at the end of this month. Taking place on Friday 29th June at the Burton Library from 11am-2pm, the aim of the day is to showcase and make aware of all employment, education… Read more »

ENGLAND BLIND STAR BRANDON COLEMAN DELIGHTED BY BACT FUNDING SUCCESS

ENGLAND Blind footballer Brandon Coleman has praised Grow the Game and Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) following the award of a £6000 grant from The FA. The grant, which will provide a boost to grassroots disability football in Burton upon Trent has paved the way for Burton Albion to help provide new kits and equipment,… Read more »

BREWERS TO SUPPORT DOMESTIC ABUSE CAMPAIGN AHEAD OF WORLD CUP 2018

BURTON Albion FC and Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) will be supporting a local domestic abuse campaign in the lead up to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Pathway Project is a service to help provide support for people who experience domestic abuse in Staffordshire. The project provides practical and emotional support to men… Read more »

COULD GOLDEN GOAL FOOTBALL BE THE ONE FOR YOU?

GOLDEN Goal Walking Football programme, a slow-paced version of the beautiful game. This session is aimed at over 45s, 50s, 65s and is currently being delivered across East Staffordshire at 3 different venues. Golden Goal Walking Football is designed to help people keep an active lifestyle, as well as getting those back playing football who… Read more »

NEARLY £20K RAISED FOR BACT FOLLOWING CELEBRITY FIXTURE

A LARGE sum of money has been raised following last month’s celebrity football match at the Pirelli Stadium. Nearly £20,000 was raised from the fixture, with all proceeds going towards a wide range of projects run by the charitable arm of Burton Albion Football Club – Burton Albion Community Trust. Celebrities such as Stephen Graham,… Read more »

WANT TO JOIN BACT IN GHANA IN 2019?

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are delighted to announce that ahead of the up and coming trip in partnership with African Adventures this July, we are now also recruiting for another trip to the African country next year in Easter 2019. African Adventures has organised trips for over 20 football league clubs and specialises in… Read more »

BREWERS DONATE £500 TO MENCAP

BURTON Albion FC has presented departing East Staffordshire Borough Council Mayor Simon Gaskin with a cheque for £500 to donate his chosen charity Mencap. The Mayor has now completed his year’s term of office during which time he raised cash for Mencap – which supports people with learning disabilities. The £500 donation follows a fundraising… Read more »

COALS TO NEWCASTLE? NO, IT’S BEER TO BURTON!

THE Rotary Club of Bretby will be pulling a barrel of beer, along the canal towpath, from the Wolverhampton brewery to the Marstons Brewery on Shobnall Road, Burton upon Trent over the Spring bank holiday weekend. The journey will start at Wolverhampton on Friday 17th August and aim to finish in Burton on the afternoon… Read more »

BURTON ALBION COMMUNITY TRUST WIN NFYL TROPHY FINAL AT THE PIRELLI STADIUM

FORMER Burton Albion player and club legend Aaron Webster, lead his Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) college representatives to a trophy final victory yesterday, after beating West Bromwich Albion Foundation at the Pirelli Stadium. The game wasn’t short of drama, as the Brewers representatives scored a 92nd minute winner to run out 3-2 winners, after… Read more »