The Latest News from the BACT Team

SCOTT FRASER VISITS VICTORIA ORCHARD COMMUNITY SCHOOL

BURTON Albion midfielder Scott Fraser has visited a local primary school as part of a Premier League reading initiative. The Scotsman visited Victoria Orchard Community School, Horninglow, where pupils are undertaking a programme designed to inspire children to learn, be active and develop life skills. The Premier League Reading Stars project is available to every… Read more »

BACT SET TO RECRUIT FOR 2020 TRIP TO GHANA

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are delighted to announce that ahead of the up and coming trip in partnership with African Adventures, we are now also recruiting another trip to the African country next year in 2020. African Adventures has organised trips for over 20 football league clubs and specialises in providing sports enrichment programmes… Read more »

BREWERS JOIN FORCES WITH STAFFS POLICE TO HOST ANTI-KNIFE CRIME EVENT

BURTON Albion have joined forces with Staffordshire Police to host an anti-knife crime event. As part of support for the #KnifeFree campaign, Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) run the event at the Anglesey 3G facility in Clarence Street, in-line with the weekly Kicks project where participants age from 11-18. Local Boxer and Commonwealth Gold Medal… Read more »

BREWERS PLAYERS SUPPORT EFL DAY OF ACTION

THE Brewers first team squad has welcomed participants and volunteers from Burton Albion Community Trust’s programmes to training at St George’s Park to celebrate the EFL’s Day of Action. All 72 EFL Clubs will come together to highlight the work undertaken to tackle some of society’s biggest issues for the Day of the Action 2019…. Read more »

EFL DAY OF ACTION TO TACKLE SOME OF SOCIETY’S BIGGEST ISSUES

TODAY, all 72 EFL Clubs will come together to highlight the work undertaken to tackle some of society’s biggest issues for the EFL’s Day of the Action 2019. On Tuesday 19 March, EFL Clubs across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two will each host events designed to showcase the very best of… Read more »

BUXTON AND WALLACE RAISE LAUGHS AND DONATIONS FOR RED NOSE DAY

BURTON Albion Football Club and Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) were in attendance at Burton-upon-Trent’s Sainsbury’s supermarket last Friday as part of Red Nose Day. First-team skipper Jake Buxton and Kieran Wallace joined Bettie Brewer in supporting both Sainsbury’s and BACT staff, as they engaged with customers to try and raise funds for the appeal…. Read more »

EFL AWARDS: ELLA DOOCEY NOMINATED FOR CEFA AWARD

ELLA Doocey from Burton Albion Community Trust’s Football & Education programme – in partnership with Burton and South Derbyshire College – has been nominated for the EFL’s CEFA Ladies Player of the Year! This prestigious award nomination was revealed by the EFL today as part of their build-up to the annual EFL Awards. Introduced ahead… Read more »

EDDIE “THE EAGLE” EDWARDS NIGHT SUPPORTS BACT GHANA TRIP

MICHAEL Edwards, more famously known as Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards, visited the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday night, where he entertained guests of Burton Albion Community Trust during a charity fundraiser. The Cheltenham-born skier, who rose to fame in 1988 when he competed in ski-jumping at the Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada, captured the imagination of… Read more »

ACCRINGTON GAME WILL BE JUNIOR FOOTBALL DAY – BOOK YOUR TEAM IN

BURTON Albion’s game at home to Accrington Stanley on March 23rd will be our designated Burton Junior Football League Day! This has been a popular day in the past for young players from local teams to watch The Brewers in action at the Pirelli Stadium! Join us as The Brewers take on Accrington in Sky… Read more »

LOCAL CHARITIES HELP TO ALLOW YOUNGSTERS TO GAIN LIFE SKILLS EXPERIENCE

DURING Half-Term, most school children will choose to go there local park, hang out with friends or visit local attractions, however, thanks to a very unique partnership between two local charities, a group of East Staffordshire youngsters have been given a unique experience that will help them in the future. Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT)… Read more »