The Latest News from the BACT Team

FUN PRE MATCH ACTIVITIES – BARNSLEY FC (5TH NOV)

A reminder that BACT are running pre match activity sessions from 1.30pm to 2.15pm before Burton Albion FC’s home game against Barnsley FC on Saturday afternoon (5th November 2016). There will be a number of fun activities and competitions over on the Burton Albion Community Football Centre 3G pitch, for children of all ages up to 16 years old. The… Read more »

BREWERS PLAYERS CHAMPION READING SKILLS ON SCHOOL VISIT

BURTON Albion footballers have visited a Stretton school to support BACT’s Primary Stars Programme. The youngsters at William Shrewsbury Primary School were visited by Brewers first teamers Jon McLaughlin, Kyle McFadzean, Lucas Akins and Tom Naylor. The players answered questions from the pupils not only about their football careers but also what books they liked… Read more »

BACT BACK MOVEMBER

TWO members of the Burton Albion Community Trust will be growing their moustaches to raise awareness for men’s health. Every November, a band of perfectly ordinary men take on the brave task of Movember: growing a moustache for charity in a bid to raise awareness about men’s health – prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental… Read more »

BAFC STARS VISIT COMMUNITY ASTRO AS PART OF JUNIOR BREWER AFTERNOON

Young Brewers fans have been given the opportunity to meet their Burton Albion heroes. Burton Albion’s Junior Brewers and children on the Burton Albion Community Trust holiday courses got their chance to meet their favourite players in a special event. The entire first-team squad and manager Nigel Clough joined the 50 kids for one big… Read more »

FUNDING SUPPORT FOR CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT OF 3G FACILITY

FURTHER funding to go towards the Burton Albion Community Football Centre has been received through the help of participants in the Staffordshire Ironman 2015 and Burton upon Trent Rotary Club. The money was kindly donated during the half time interval at the Pirelli Stadium, as the Brewers took on Brighton in September, following on from… Read more »

HOLIDAY COURSES GET UNDERWAY!

THIS morning (24th Oct) saw our Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) holiday courses for October half-term get underway, with local youngsters taking part in the first ever day at our new Burton Albion Community Football Centre astro. The courses, which are available to both boys and girls, are running for the rest of this week from… Read more »

STAKEHOLDER SURVEY – WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) has now been operating for over 6 years as an organisation and over 5 years as a registered charity, in that time our work has diversified and expanded during a difficult time for the sector and we have redefined our provision as local, regional and national strategies have developed. As… Read more »

JOIN THE BIGGEST RIDE IN FOOTALL – RIDE TO AMSTERDAM 2017

JOIN Prostate Cancer UK and the EFL next June for the biggest ride (and party) in football! You could be a Brewers representative for the two-day, 145 mile pedal-pilgrimage ending with a night out in Amsterdam. The event takes place on 9th-11th June 2017 and spans two nights and three days (two days cycling)… ending at… Read more »

FINAL CHANCE TO SIGN UP FOR ZANZIBAR TRIP

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) has teamed up for another year with African Adventures to offer fans the opportunity of a lifetime in Zanzibar and raise money for the trust at the same time. This Wednesday 19th October is the last chance to sign up for the trip. The meeting will take place at 18:15, Costa… Read more »

BAFC STARS APPEAR AT COMMUNITY SCHOOL FOR RESPECT BURTON

VICTORIA Community School’s Year 6 class were excited to be visited by Burton Albion’s Shaun Barker and Matty Palmer as part of their Respect Burton Programme, a programme delivered by Burton Albion Community Trust and Burton Youth for Christ. The topic of the day was Aspirations, as part of the lesson the children took part in… Read more »