The Latest News from the BACT Team

BACT SET TO LAUNCH RAMADAN LEAGUE

BURTON Albion Community Trust are pleased to announce the launch of the Ramadan Football League. The league will commence on Tuesday 15th May at Anglesey 3G pitch from 7:30-9:30pm and will run every Tuesday and Sunday evening until Tuesday 12th June. The aim of the Ramadan League is for Muslims who have been fasting to… Read more »

TOWIE STAR DRUMS UP SUPPORT FOR CELEBRITY FIXTURE

THE Only Way Is Essex star James “Arg” Argent wants to see as many people as possible at the Pirelli Stadium on Sunday for our celebrity charity match. Arg and a raft of celebrities will be taking part in the game on April 29th (3pm kick-off), which is raising funds for Burton Albion Community Trust…. Read more »

BREWERS LEGEND CHRISTIAN MOORE TO PLAY IN SUNDAY’S CHARITY GAME

FORMER Burton Albion fans favourite Christian Moore will be putting his boots back on this weekend (April 29th) alongside a number of other Brewers legends as the Pirelli Stadium plays host to a celebrity football match (3pm kick off). Moore, who made 138 appearances across three spells for the Brewers, scoring 71 goals, will be… Read more »

LOCAL HERO STUART BACON WINS COMPETITION TO PLAY IN CELEBRITY MATCH

A LOCAL man from Swadlincote, has received a number of various nominations to play in our up-and-coming celebrity football match at the Pirelli Stadium. 47-year-old, Stuart Bacon from Swadlincote, will get his chance to rub shoulders against a number of well-known celebrities this weekend (Sunday 29), after being branded a hero for his efforts during… Read more »

MILLER & HALLAHAN PAY VISIT TO OVER 50S FITNESS SESSION

BURTON Albion youngsters Will Miller and Jack Hallahan paid a surprise visit to a Burton Albion Community Trust health and inclusion session this morning. The Over 50s Fitness Session is designed to improve the fitness of people aged 50 and over, in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Dance instructor Amy Lewis, from Burton Albion Community… Read more »

BURTON ALBION TO MARK CONTRIBUTION REFUGEES HAVE MADE TO FOOTBALL THIS WEEKEND

BURTON Albion Football Club and Community Trust will be joining football clubs across the country this weekend (21-22 April) to celebrate the contribution refugee players make to the beautiful game, as part of Amnesty International’s Football Welcomes initiative. Football Welcomes, a weekend of action now in its second year, highlights the role of refugee players… Read more »

JUNIOR BREWERS COMPETITION WINNERS MEET BREWERS STARS

TWO lucky brothers got the chance to meet their favourite Burton Albion players last week, as a reward for winning a Junior Brewers competition. Young fans Isaac (10) and Thomas Robb (7) chose to meet Brewers stars Liam Boyce and Jacob Davenport ahead of our fixture against Hull City last Tuesday evening. Their fine effort… Read more »

NEW SESSION – Fiit FANS

IN partnership with Burton and South Derbyshire College, Burton Albion Community Trust are pleased to announce the launch of a new FiiT Fans project. The new FiiT Fans project goes live this April and is a health initiative aimed at those who are looking to lose weight, increase their physical activity levels and develop the… Read more »

BBO EVOLVE PROJECT AIMING TO HELP THE LOCAL COMMUNITY TAKE STEPS INTO WORK

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are providing a ‘Building Better Opportunities Evolve’ programme, designed to support long term unemployed individuals and to help them find the right direction into employment, education or further training. This project is being funded by The Big Lottery Fund (BLF) and the European Social Fund (ESF). Dan Brooks, BBO Evolve… Read more »

THE VOICE UK & TATTOO FIXERS STARS TO FEATURE AT CELEBRITY GAME

TWO more names have been added to the list for our celebrity game at the Pirelli Stadium on April 29th (3pm kick off). Local singer Kirby Frost has announced that she will be singing prior to our game, with E4’s Jay Hutton from show ‘Tattoo Fixers’, also confirming that he will take part in the… Read more »