The Latest News from the BACT Team

FAMILY AREA TO BE PILOTED AT NEXT TWO HOME GAMES

BURTON Albion Football Club is aiming to improve the matchday experience for parents and their children by piloting a Family Area. The club is responding to fans’ wishes by designating an area of the North Stand for families only for the Ipswich game on October 28 and Barnsley game on October 31. Section J of… Read more »

BRAYFORD AND BARKER VISIT PREMIER LEAGUE GIRLS PROGRAMME AT LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL

JOHN Taylor High School was the destination for Burton Albion first team players John Brayford and Shaun Barker, as they visited one of Burton Albion Community Trust’s (BACT’s) Premier League Girls Football Programmes. The programme, which was delivered by BACT’s Ben Webster on the day, is a school’s lunchtime initiative that aims to get girls… Read more »

PIRELLI STADIUM HOSTS SUCCESSFUL JOBS FAIR

IT has been another very successful Burton and Uttoxeter Jobs Fair at the Pirelli Stadium today. The Home of Burton Albion again played host to the annual event that saw many people leave the stadium with a job offer or an interview after meeting prospective employers. The event was organised by Andrew Griffiths MP in… Read more »

BACT ANNOUNCE NEW COMMUNITY OPERATIONS MANAGER

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are pleased to announce Lisa Beard as the new full time Community Operations Manager. Lisa, has a wealth of experience in management, joining from Age UK. Matt Hancock, who was previously in charge of the role, has now stepped up to Head of Community. When asked about her new role,… Read more »

OCTOBER HALF TERM HOLIDAY CAMPS – BOOK NOW

Burton Albion Community Trust’s (BACT) mixed and Girls-only October Football Holiday Courses are set to return for October half-term. The courses are for ages 5-12 and for all abilities. The days will include skill development sessions, challenges, tournaments and small sided games. The courses provide a safe and enjoyable environment for children to have fun… Read more »

CALLING ALL GIN LOVERS – JOINT BACT EVENT

DO you fancy taking your taste-buds on a journey of discovery? If you do, The Donna Louise’s LOVE Gin night is the event for you! In association with Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT), next LOVE Gin night will be held at The Pirelli Stadium, Burton, on Friday 20th October from 7.30pm. During the night experts… Read more »

BACT TO GET EVEN MORE KIDS MOVING IN EAST STAFFORDSHIRE

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) launches the third year of the +Sport Move and Learn Project, in partnership with Ferrero and the EFL Trust BACT, Ferrero and the EFL Trust are delighted to announce that they are embarking on the third year of their +Sport Move and Learn partnership in East Staffordshire. The specially designed primary… Read more »

FORMER BREWER PHILLIPS JOINS BACT FOOTBALL AND EDUCATION COACHING STAFF

FORMER Brewers player Jimmy Phillips has returned to the Pirelli Stadium in a coaching role with Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT). He will follow in the footsteps of another former Brewers hero, Aaron Webster, who also works for BACT. Jimmy was with the Brewers for six years as a player with the tricky winger joining… Read more »

BACT CONTINUE AFRICAN ADVENTURES PARTNERSHIP FOR GHANA TRIP

BURTON Albion Community Trust have teamed up with African Adventures to offer the opportunity of a lifetime in Ghana, West Africa, next July.  From Saturday 28th July 2018, the Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) team of volunteers will spend 10 nights working in schools in Woe, Volta region of Ghana. The trip aims to raise… Read more »

DIABETES UK AND BACT RAISE AWARENESS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF FOOT CARE

LEADING charity Diabetes UK has joined forces with Burton Albion Football Club (BAFC) and Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) to help local people living with diabetes look after their feet. There are more than 20 diabetes-related amputations every day, but many of these could be prevented with the right knowledge, care and quick treatment. The… Read more »