The Latest News from the BACT Team

BREWERS STARS VISIT SUMMER HOLIDAY CAMP

BURTON Albion first team players Tom Flanagan and Damien McCrory last week payed a visit to our summer holiday course at Blessed Robert Sutton. The course, which was made up of youngsters from ages 5-13, were delighted when they got a special surprise towards the end of the day, getting the chance to meet and… Read more »

EXCLUSIVE JUNIOR BREWERS DATES REVEALED

SPECIFIC dates have now been released for Burton Albion’s Junior Brewers members to get in their diaries. Junior Brewers Presentation Evening – Wed 17th August 2016 5-6.30pm Junior Brewers Day – Wed 31st August 2016, 12-30pm-3.30pm Xmas Party – Tuesday 20th December 2016, 5pm-6.30pm Junior Brewers Easter Party – Tuesday 18th April 2017, 4.30pm-6.30pm Ground tour… Read more »

ALL BREWED UP TO HELP THE TRUST

A BURTON pub, based on Derby Road, has taken Brewing to the next level in order to help raise funds for Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT). The Derby Inn owner, Lee Betts, decided to join forces with Wentwell Brewery following Burton Albion’s promotion to League One last year and create a new bitter named ‘Champions… Read more »

FREE ACTIVITIES AT LOCAL PARKS THIS SUMMER

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) will be providing free activities at various local parks across burton and surrounding areas throughout the summer holidays, working in partnership with Staffordshire Police. Opportunities will be provided by BACT through their Social Inclusion Project ‘Albion2Engage’. Sessions are currently on-going between the times of 5-8pm and are free of charge… Read more »

FURTHER BACT FUNDING RECEIVED FOR COMMUNITY ASTRO

LOCAL company Palletforce is the latest business to make a donation to Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) in order to help secure the £1m fee needed for the Community Football Centre astro. Branston based Palletforce has donated £2,000 towards the new astro facility, which is based at the Pirelli Stadium, as it is set to… Read more »

LESS THAN ONE WEEK UNTIL BACT SUMMER HOLIDAY COURSES GET UNDERWAY

NEXT Monday (25th July) will see Burton Albion Community Trusts summer holiday courses get underway. The courses, available to all children aged 5-12 of mixed abilities, are live and are available to book via the BACT website. The sessions will provide children a great opportunity to play football, whilst learning skills and taking part in… Read more »

BACT 5 A-SIDE BUSINESS LEAGUE SOON TO BE LAUNCHED – OPEN EVENING

Burton Albion Community Trust would like to invite local business’s the chance to attend an open evening at the Pirelli Stadium on Wednesday 7th September, 6.30 – 7.30pm. The evening will be to discuss a new business league that is soon set to start at the Burton Albion Community Football Centre. The evening will have… Read more »

HORNETS ARE BUZZING FOLLOWING DEVELOPMENT DONATION

BURTON Albion Community Trust’s Pro Team Coaching initiative has once again managed to strike a partnership with another local junior team, due to the help of a very generous donation from a local company. Hatton United Juniors goal is to keep the cost of playing grassroots football as low as possible, however, this means that… Read more »

COUNCIL LEADERS CHECK OUT COMMUNITY PITCH PROJECT

WITH work now well under way on a new 3G football pitch at the Pirelli Stadium, the name of the facility has now been revealed. Burton Albion Community Football Centre will open in the autumn providing all-weather football opportunities for a wide range of organisations. The £1 million project has received nearly £850,000 of funding… Read more »

BACT STILL RECRUITING FOR GIRLS FOOTBALL & EDUCATION PROGRAMME

EFL Championship Burton Albion Community Trust is currently recruiting female players aged 16 -18 to join next seasons’ further Education 11 aside football programme. This is a great opportunity to stay in full time education, train and play like professional athletes. We have dedicated UEFA A & B FA licensed coaches supported by highly skilled… Read more »