The Latest News from the BACT Team

BACT VOLUNTEERS COMPLETE 2019 TRIP TO GHANA

SIXTEEN volunteers have visited the African country of Ghana, as part of an annual trip to represent the work that Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) delivers in it’s own local community. The volunteers visited Woe, a deprived rural area on the Southern coast of Ghana for 11 days. Whilst out there, they would teach local school… Read more »

BURTON ALBION TO HELP TACKLE INCREASING NUMBERS OF RAILWAY RISK TAKERS

The EFL Trust has today launched a new partnership with Network Rail and the British Transport Police (BTP) to help tackle the increasing number of people risking their lives on the railway. Burton Albion will be part of the project that will help to educate and raise awareness of the dangers of the railway network… Read more »

BACT RECEIVE DONATION FROM RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS FOLLOWING PARTNERSHIP

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) has received a donation of £750 following a five-month partnership with Richard Winterton Auctioneers. Richard Winterton Auctioneers offer free valuations at the Burton Albion Community Football Centre, at the Pirelli Stadium, between 10am-11am every Thursday, with a proceed of takings from Auction going to BACT. The firm, who are based… Read more »

STRIDE AND MOORE JOIN WEBSTER FOR FIRST TEAMMATES EVENING

MORE than 100 Brewers fans attended the first Teammates night at the Pirelli Stadium hosted by former player and BACT coach, Aaron Webster. Webster was joined by his old playing colleagues Darren Stride and Christian Moore for an evening of chat and humour looking back on the Brewers rise from non-league to the Football League…. Read more »

BEN FOX NAMED BREWERS PFA COMMUNITY CHAMPION

YOUNGSTER Ben Fox’s dedication to bringing a smile to people’s faces and making a difference to the local community has been recognised by the Professional Footballers’ Association. Fox has been awarded with the PFA Community Player of the Year award for 2018/19 due to his commitment to bring the club and community together through his… Read more »

RAYGAR DONATE TO BACT FOLLOWING CHARITY GHANA AUCTION

RAYGAR has donated a cheque to Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) following a generous bid at a charity auction raffle. The prize, a signed Burton Albion shirt by manager Nigel Clough and Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, went to auction at BACT’s charity ‘Eddie the Eagle’ event last month. Managing Director, Ray Garlick, kindly bid… Read more »

BUILDING BETTER OPPORTUNITIES EVOLVE SESSION VISITED BY BURTON ALBION PLAYERS

DAVID Templeton and second-year scholar Ben Hart have attended a Building Better Opportunities Evolve session, which supports both employability and mental health. BBO Head For Goal is a football therapy session which uses football to engage individuals who are suffering from mental health issues, funded by the European Social Fund and The Big Lottery Community… Read more »

COLLINS AND BRADLEY JOIN BACT PREMIER LEAGUE READING PROJECT

BREWERS loanees Brad Collins and Alex Bradley have visited Eton Park Primary School, as part of a Premier League reading initiative. The Brewers stars joined Burton Albion Community Trust staff to support the programme, which helps to engage and educate youngsters in reading. The Premier League Reading Stars project is available to every primary school… Read more »

BACT RECEIVE GENEROUS CHEQUE FROM BREWERS SUPPORTER

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) have kindly received a cheque of £600 from a supporter of Burton Albion Football Club. Following Chris Tyler’s recent birthday, he asked for his friends and family to donate money to BACT, as opposed to buying him presents or giving him money following a ‘Curry Night’ celebration. Lee Milligan, Events… Read more »

BACT FOOTBALL AND EDUCATION STUDENT UP FOR NATIONAL EFL AWARD

BURTON Albion Community Trust Football and Education student, Ella Doocey, has been shortlisted to receive national recognition following her nomination for an EFL award. The Football and Education programme, run in partnership with Burton and South Derbyshire College, is designed to guide males and females aged 16-18 through a journey of being student athletes. The… Read more »