The Latest News from the BACT Team

BJFL Day 2016 Gallery – Can you spot yourself in the crowd?

Saturday’s Burton Junior Football League Day for Burton Albion FC’s home game against Fleetwood Town was once again a huge success story for Burton Albion Community Trust. Over 1,500 youngsters and their families took part to fill the usual away end at the Pirelli Stadium and helped to create a carnival atmosphere, leading to the… Read more »

MP AND BREWERS PLAYERS DROP IN ON MOVE AND LEARN PROJECT

BURTON MP Andrew Griffiths dropped into a Burton school to take a first-hand look at an innovative project aimed at encouraging youngsters to adopt healthier lifestyles. Riverview Primary School is taking part in the Ferrero +Sport Move and Learn project, delivered by Burton Albion Community Trust. It is a six-week programme designed for Year 5 children with a dual… Read more »

Mens Health Week Activities for Prostate Cancer UK

BURTON Albion Community Trust and Queen’s Hospital have joined forces for an innovative health campaign designed to raise awareness about prostate cancer. The campaign, which hopes to take away the ‘fear factor’ and enable men to seek advice, will see screenings take place at the Pirelli Stadium as well as a range of health activities and… Read more »

My Future Goal Project Is A Big Success

The My Future Goal programme is designed to inspire and engage any individuals who are currently not in Education, Training or Employment. You are given 1 to 1 advice with opportunities to volunteer within Burton Albion Community Trust or with our local business partners. The programme has been running for five months and has been… Read more »

ANOTHER CASH BOOST FOR 3G PITCH PROJECT

PLANS for a new £1m community sports facility at the Pirelli Stadium have received a boost after another business signed up to support the project. Burton Albion Community Trust is looking to businesses to help provide the final funding for an artificial pitch which will be for community use and which will benefit a wide… Read more »

Investors In People Award for Community Trust

BURTON Albion Community Trust has achieved an internationally-recognised standard in people management. The charity off-shoot of Burton Albion has achieved Investors in People accreditation, which recognises organisations for the way they support and manage staff. Founded in 1991, Investors in People has set the standard for better people management and is a recognised accreditation which… Read more »

BACT Signs Up To Organ Donor Scheme

SOME of Burton’s most charitable organisations are joining forces to promote organ donation awareness. In an initiative spearheaded by Burton Hospital, employers are being urged to spread the word among employees about signing up to become a donor. Burton Albion Community Trust is the first employer in the town to sign up to the scheme. The… Read more »

BACT Launch Reach Out League

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are launching a brand new social league for anyone aged 16 years and over at Anglesey Academy Primary School.   The aim of the Reach Out League is to get inactive young people from across East Staffordshire playing football and taking part in physical activity, every Tuesday night between 5pm… Read more »

FA GIRLS’ FOOTBALL WEEK EXPANDS TO TWO EVENTS IN 2016

This year’s FA Girls’ Football Week will be expanded to two events to further drive female football participation.   The first week, which is focused on encouraging primary and secondary schools to put on football sessions for girls, will take place from Monday 25 April.  The second, 10-16th October, will aim at raising participation at… Read more »

GIRLS’ FOOTBALL EXTRAVAGANZA

The English Schools’ Football Association is holding its U18 Schools and U18 Colleges Girls’ National Cup Finals on Wednesday 16th March at Burton Albion FC. As part of this event we are launching Girls Football Week, which runs from 25th April -2 May 2016. As part of the day’s events we will be hosting the… Read more »