The Latest News from the BACT Team

BACT AWARDS – ‘INSPIRING OUR COMMUNITIES 2018’

ANOTHER year of achievement and growing engagement within the local community were celebrated at the Burton Albion Community Awards evening last night. The fifth BACT Awards attracted more than 270 sponsors, partners and guests to the Pirelli Stadium, alongside staff Reece Brown, Sarah Evans and former player Aaron Webster, who hosted the evening.  The charity… Read more »

BREWERS TO LAUNCH 1950 CLUB

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) and Burton Albion Football Club are pleased to be working in partnership to launch the 1950 Club. The club will launch on Monday 29th October and will be a series of events that winds its way back down Burton Albion’s Memory Lane.  The new events will aim to help those… Read more »

EFL COMMUNITY & EDUCATION FOOTBALL ALLIANCE IS LAUNCHED

THE EFL Community & Education Football Alliance (CEFA) first round of fixtures took place this week. CEFA is a new football competition consisting of teams represented by EFL Club Community Organisations competing in regional leagues up and down the country. They are joined by a number of teams from Premier League Clubs. Governed professionally by… Read more »

BREWERS STAFF PLAY LOCAL PRISONERS

NIGEL CLOUGH and Chairman Ben Robinson were in attendance to see staff of Burton Albion FC and Community Trust take on prisoners of, HM Sudbury Prison. The fixture, which was also played in front of around 200 watching prisoners, was organised as part of a community partnership with the local prison, as the club continues… Read more »

CHARITIES BENEFIT FROM BASS CHARITY VASE

THE Bass Charity Vase has handed out two £1,000 cheques to charities after the success of this season’s fund-raising football match. Burton Albion played Aston Villa in July with the historic trophy at stake. Aston Villa won the tie 4-0 after an entertaining game at the Pirelli Stadium. The Brewers and Aston Villa both donated… Read more »

BACT NCS TEAM SUPPLY RESOURCES FOR YMCA

PARTICIPANTS of Burton Albion Community Trust’s (BACT) National Citizen Service (NCS) created resources to benefit the local YMCA group in Burton upon Trent. The Burton YMCA provide accommodation, support, food & furniture to people in & around the Burton upon Trent, giving the young participants of the BACT project an idea for where they would… Read more »

BACT STAFF TAKE PART IN TRAINING WEEK

STAFF of Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) practiced Continuing Professional Development (CPD) last week, as part of a five-day training experience across several venues. Following a busy summer schedule, which included five straight weeks of Summer Soccer Schools delivery, BACT staff got the chance to come together and focus on how they can continue to… Read more »

BILLY’S DAY OUT – JUNIOR BREWERS EXCLUSIVE

JUNIOR Brewers can now claim a free match ticket for Saturday’s fixture at home to AFC Wimbledon (1st September), as part of the young Brewers supporters exclusive package. The fixture will see the Junior Brewers join in with several pre-match activities prior to the clash at the Pirelli Stadium – 3pm kick off. Activities for… Read more »

AKINS, MCFADZEAN & HAWKINS JOIN IN WITH SUMMER SOCCER SCHOOL FUN

LUCAS Akins, Kyle McFadzean and Callum Hawkins, paid a visit after training on Tuesday afternoon to the Burton Albion Summer Soccer Schools, much to the excitement of the young participants. The players visited the Burton Albion Community Football Centre 3G before taking part in a crossbar and penalty shoot-out competition, before ending the appearance by… Read more »

ASHFIELD TO REMAIN BACT HEADLINE SPONSORS

OUR long-term headline partners, Ashfield, have committed their sponsorship of Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) for a further year. We are delighted to announce the news that Ashfield will continue to be the front sponsors for BACT, as they have done since our inception in 2010. Ashfield is a global leader in commercialisation services for… Read more »