The Latest News from the BACT Team

Nigel Clough unveils new £236,000 3G pitch in Burton to boost grassroots sport

Nigel Clough, Manager of Burton Albion FC, and the club’s Chairman, Ben Robinson, were in Burton-on-Trent recently (Tuesday 2 February 2016), to officially open Anglesey Primary Academy’s new £236,093 third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP). The project was made possible thanks to a £140,593 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund,… Read more »

Healthy Families programme helping schools make change4life

IN early January seven schools from across East Staffordshire signed up to be part of a unique Healthy Families programme with the aim of encouraging children and their parents to live healthy and make positive changes 4 life.   Eton Park Junior School, Anglesey Primary Academy, Winshill Village Primary and Nursery School, Riverview Primary and… Read more »

Players help pupils with reading skills

BURTON Albion footballers have dropped into a Burton primary school to check out the youngsters’ reading skills.   First teamers Nasser El Khayati and Anthony O’Connor paid a visit to Horninglow Primary School to meet staff and pupils.   The youngsters chose a favourite book to read to the players and also asked them questions… Read more »

Junior Club Day 2016

Burton Albion’s popular Junior Club Day will take place on Saturday, March 12. Always one of the highlights of the season for young Brewers supporters, the home fixture against Fleetwood has been selected for this season’s special day for junior football clubs. Each year, Burton Albion Community Trust designates what is normally the away terrace… Read more »

Trust aim to secure funding for new artificial football pitch

Burton Albion Community Trust is aiming to secure funding to build an artificial pitch complete with changing rooms at the Pirelli Stadium. The project has already received a massive boost having secured nearly £850,000 from the Premier League & the Football Association Facilities Fund The site was earmarked for use by the Brewers as a… Read more »

BACT Community Hub to host over 50’s fitness sessions

Are you over 50? Do you want to get fit? Feel more confident on your feet? Burton Albion Community Trust is offering anyone over the age of 50 the opportunity to come and take part in our weekly fitness sessions delivered by BACT staff. Our friendly staff will guide participants each week through a series… Read more »

Fit Fans weigh in with Community Trust

Brewers Fans and residents of East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire are being encouraged to join Burton Albion Community Trusts #FitFan programme and find out what it takes to train like a champion.   A workout like no other based at the Pirelli Stadium using the club’s facilities and equipment which helped the current League 2… Read more »

BACT partner up with Just Play to offer Over 50’s Walking Football

Are you over 50? Do you want to get back to or continue playing the beautiful game? Burton Albion Community Trust is offering anyone over the age of 50 the opportunity to come and take part in our weekly walking football sessions delivered by BACT staff. Burton Albion Community Trust have joined forces with The… Read more »

Have you got the BACT Attitude for our Inclusive Youth Club?

Young people and their parents from across East Staffordshire are being encouraged to show they have the BACT attitude and join a weekly youth session designed for young people with disabilities.   Delivered by staff from Burton Albion Community Trust young people will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities ranging… Read more »

Stretton Eagles Take Pride of Place at the Pirelli

YOUNG footballers from Stretton Eagles took pride of place at the Pirelli Stadium for the recent home game against Shrewsbury. The junior football club signed up for a Matchday Experience with the Brewers – which includes providing the flagbearers and being pictured on the pitch. The youngsters also got to meet Billy Brewer and Albion… Read more »