The Latest News from the BACT Team

INSPIRING OUR COMMUNITIES AWARDS EVENING SHOWCASES LIFE CHANGING EVENTS

MORE than 280 Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) guests, staff, volunteers, trustees, partners and participants were in attendance for last night’s fourth annual community awards evening at the Pirelli Stadium. The evening, hosted by three of BACT’s full-time staff members, Paul Furniss, Reece Brown and Chloe Broadbent, was another celebration of the work that Burton… Read more »

BURTON BREWERIES CHARITABLE TRUST CONTINUE TO SUPPORT RESPECT BURTON PROGRAMME

A BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) programme, which is ran across five secondary schools from the local area, has been given a boost with continued support from a local community support group. Burton Breweries Charitable Trust (BBCT), supports projects that aim to make lasting differences to disadvantaged young people in the communities of East Staffordshire… Read more »

BACT PROJECT SET TO HELP EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION AND TRAINING

BUILDING Better Opportunities (BBO) Evolve, is a Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) project which aims to support individuals that face significant barriers. Whether it is employment, education or other further training, BACT’s fully trained staff offer mentoring, specialist careers advice and guidance, to increase employability skills, build CV’s and enhance interview techniques. Along the way,… Read more »

TRENT AND DOVE HOUSING TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR BACT EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMME

A PROGRAMME delivered by Burton Albion Community Trust’s employability staff, has had a boost, following a recent partnership agreement to receive support from Trent and Dove Housing. The ‘My Future Goal’ programme aims to help people aged sixteen-plus, who are out of education, employment and training, that still have a desire to volunteer. Staff will… Read more »

ACADEMY MANAGER FULL OF PRAISE FOR BACT PROGRAMME

ACADEMY manager Dan Robinson was full of praise for the Burton Albion Community Trust’s (BACT) Football and Education programme after a recent friendly-fixture between a mix of the Academy’s under 16’s and first year scholars and former Brewer Aaron Webster’s education side. The fixture was played on the indoor 3G pitch at St George’s Park… Read more »

BACT CONTINUE T L DARBY PARTNERSHIP

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) and T L Darby have continued their partnership for a further year. T L Darby has been an established, family-owned dealership for over 50 years from our base in Burton-upon-Trent. They are among the region’s leading names for new and used car sales and aftersales support, which comprises servicing, accident… Read more »

JUNIOR BREWERS MEET THEIR ALBION HEROES

IT’S been described as the ‘most successful’ of Junior Brewers events, as excited young Burton Albion fans got the chance to meet their first team heroes this afternoon at the Pirelli Stadium. Burton Albion’s Junior Brewers fan club members came together for the club’s annual event today, as around 90 fanatical young Burton Albion fans… Read more »

BACT TO CONTINUE PARTNERSHIP WITH PLADIS TO DELIVER PROGRAMME TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS

A TEN hour programme, delivered across five weeks combines on site learning with key enrichment visits to the Pirelli Stadium and McVitie’s Midlands Distribution Centre in Ashby De La Zouch. The idea of the programme is for the learners to understand what goes on behind the scenes at these two very different organisations. McVities sponsor… Read more »

BACT WINS AWARD AT BURTON MAIL BUSINESS AWARDS 2017

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) took one of the top gongs at the Burton Mail Annual Business Awards last night (19th October), picking up the award for Employer of the Year. It’s the second time that BACT have been nominated for the award, after originally being nominated in 2013, however, they narrowly missed out. It… Read more »

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 »