The Latest News from the BACT Team

BACT MEMBERS JOIN THE FIGHT FOR PROSTATE CANCER UK IN FOOTBALL TO AMSTERDAM RIDE

FIVE participants from BACT will be representing Burton Albion FC to join the fight against prostate cancer, by taking part in this year’s Football to Amsterdam cycling challenge for Prostate Cancer UK as the charity aims to raise half a million pounds. From Friday 3 June 2016 Brewers fans will be pounding the pedals from Barnsley to… Read more »

NEW PARKLIVES SESSIONS TO BE LAUNCHED

NEW, free outdoor activities, are launching in the heart of the Burton community. Parklives has been provided through one of the Trust’s key partners ‘Street Games’ following recent Sport England funding. All sessions are free and will commence from Tuesday 7th June between 4.30-6.30pm at Carver Road Community Park. The aim is enhance the skills, knowledge &… Read more »

MCCRORY PLAYS KEY ROLE IN BACT SUCCESS

DAMIEN McCrory has picked up two awards for his role as the club’s Prostate Cancer UK ambassador, helping support the trust’s major campaign this season. He was named The Player in the Community at the Burton Albion Players’ Awards and also took the PFA Community Champion Award. The Albion defender said: “Since I came here four… Read more »

EXTRA PITCH FUNDS RECEIVED FOR BACT

MORE support has been given towards raising money for the new BACT Astro at the Pirelli Stadium, through the help of Chris Maddox, Kuldip Jamal and Santander. The pair, employees of Santander, wanted to donate the money that he raised from running the Derby 10k to a chosen charity, decided that BACT were the ideal charity for them. To… Read more »

BACT Over 50’s Walking Football 2015/16 Summary

THE 2015/16 Walking Football season was classed as a ‘huge success’ for Burton Albion. Our teams have built up a worthy reputation in a very short time, for the positive attitude and the sense of fair-play that has been brought to the game. We have also gained praise and recognition for the quality of our play which… Read more »

LOCAL SCHOOLS & NURSERIES BACK BLACK & YELLOW DAY

Celebrations on Burton Albion’s promotion to League One continued this week with the help of seven different local schools and nurseries joining BACT, in a Black and Yellow Day celebration. The day started with a trip to Horninglow Primary School, where BACT staff, along with Bettie Brewer, were greeted with a warm welcome as the League… Read more »

FIRM MARKS ARRIVAL IN BURTON BY BACKING PITCH PROJECT

CHARTERED insurance broker Franklands has celebrated an expansion into Burton by backing a community project at the Pirelli Stadium. The company has spotted a gap in the town of the availability of business insurance advice provided by a Chartered Insurance Broker and, being community-minded, wanted to announce its arrival on Centrum 100 by showing its… Read more »

BACT Support National Children’s Day

Today Burton Albion Community Trust and The Football League Trust (The FLT) are supporting National Children’s Day. National Children’s Day highlights the importance of a healthy childhood to ensure that they can grow into happy, healthy adults. Delivering The Kinder +Sport Move and Learn project in East Staffordshire does exactly that! During 2015/16 The Kinder +Sport… Read more »

Female Football and Education Recruitment

BACT are currently recruiting female players aged 16-18 to join next seasons’ further Education eleven a-side football programme. This is a great opportunity to stay in full time education, train and play like professional athletes. Dedicated UEFA A & B FA licensed coaches supported by highly skilled fitness and medical backroom staff will coach and run… Read more »

Volunteer cyclists hit the road to raise awareness of charity cycle ride

Burton Albion FC mascot Billy Brewer will join a team of volunteer cyclists to travel 25 miles across Burton and South Derbyshire on Friday 6th May to raise awareness and support of there 145 charity cycle from Barnsley FC to the home of Ajax FC in Amsterdam this June. They will visit 9 venues in… Read more »