The Latest News from the BACT Team

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 »

ADS Accountancy sponsors Burton Albion Community Trust’s Adult Disability Programme

EVERY Friday morning between 9.30am and 11.30am Burton Albion Community Trust hosts a social sporting session for adults with disabilities in East Staffordshire. The session takes place at the Burton Albion Community Hub and costs £5 per person, with carers and parents FREE to attend. The Adult Disability Programme has now received a boost with… Read more »

BACT #ProstateCancerUK Quiz Night!

Burton Albion Community Trust would like to invite all those that are interested to join us for our up and coming quiz night. The night will be to raise funds for #ProstateCancerUK as part of the #FootballToAmsterdam bike ride sponsorship, in which members of the BACT are taking part in. Five cyclists will be taking part… Read more »

BAFC and Queen’s Hospital Offer Free Prostate Cancer Screening

BURTON Albion 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 fund-raising… Read more »

BACT Supports Safer Internet Day

On Tuesday, 9th February, Burton Albion Community Trust supported UK SAFER INTERNET DAY through social media. Meanwhile, the charity arm of Burton Albion FC have been supporting local children on this topic for the last two year through the, Respect Burton PSHE Programme. To date E-safety and Cyberbullying sessions have been delivered in 8 local… Read more »

Brewers Players Inspire Young Footballers

  BREWERS players Sam Austin and Marcus Harness have dropped in on the next crop of aspiring young footballers to give them an insight into life with the first team.   Sam and Marcus are both products of Burton Albion Academy who have gone onto to make their first team debuts for Burton Albion.   Sam… Read more »

Former Brewers Legend to Coach Future Stars

FORMER Brewers player Aaron Webster is to take up a new role with the club helping to coach the next generation of Albion stars. Aaron’s long service at the club saw the Brewers rise from the Northern Premier League to the Football League and he played a major part in that success story. Now he’s going to guide… Read more »

#FOOTBALLTOAMSTERDAM 5-a-side Football Tournament

A Team of volunteers who will be cycling 145 miles from Barnsley FC to the Amsterdam Arena the home of Ajax FC, representing Burton Albion FC in June are swapping there bike saddles for football boots to raise cash for Prostate Cancer UK.   Local businesses, football clubs and groups of friends are being invited… Read more »