The Latest News from the BACT Team

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BACT to step up men’s health campaign against Gillingham

BACT are stepping up its men’s health campaign as the Brewers play their final home game of the season. On Saturday, April 30, Nigel Clough’s promotion-chasing side face Gillingham and fans visiting the stadium for the big match can join in the latest men’s health initiative. Trust staff will be gearing up for their Football… Read more »

BREWERS PLAYERS BACK HEALTH CAMPAIGN

BURTON Albion’s first team players have joined forces with Queen’s Hospital to raise awareness of health dangers. The football club has already successfully linked up with the hospital to arrange free screenings at the Pirelli Stadium for prostate cancer.  The programme was fully booked and was voted a major success in raising awareness amongst the danger… Read more »

Students Help Our Local Wildlife

A group of students, from Burton have been helping their local environment by building bird boxes which they will be donating to Rosliston Forestry Centre. The students, who are part of the Respect Burton project, planned, designed and assembled the bird boxes at Rosliston Forestry Centre and whilst assembling the they decided  that it would… Read more »

Football League Trust – Walking Football Regional Event

Burton Albion Community Trust this week (Tues 12th) hosted a Regional Walking Football event at St Georges Park, the home of English Football. The occasion was aimed at individuals aged 50+ to ‘dig out their boots’ and participate in the rapidly growing sport of walking football. Over thirty participants took part on the night in teams of five…. Read more »

Get Fit – Female Open Evening!

Burton Albion Community Trust are hosting a girls & women’s opening evening on Thursday 28th April 6-7pm at the Community Hub (DE14 2ER). The evening is aimed at people who are looking to get fitter and become healthier, but who are looking for answers on how to do so. BACT see this as the perfect opportunity to help… Read more »

Player Development sessions set to return

Our Football Development centres, which hold the aim of helping to develop children’s football skills, is set to return at the end of this month (April). We aim to give children from Burton and surrounding areas an opportunity to play weekly football alongside our coaches, in a fun and friendly environment, which provides a pathway for… Read more »

BACT and United Biscuits continue strong partnership link to run Enterprise Academy

Enterprise Academy is a 10-week programme run in partnership with United Biscuits. Students will study the basic principles of Business and Enterprise including; customer service, marketing and promotion as well as products and services. The youngsters will gain a firm understanding of what a business is and what it takes to run successful businesses, using… Read more »

Junior Brewers meet their heroes at Easter party

YOUNG Burton Albion fans got the chance to meet their Brewers heroes at an Easter party. The Junior Brewers event at the Pirelli Stadium saw skipper John Mousinho and Striker Stuart Beavon drop in to meet the youngsters. The players took questions from the Junior Brewers, before taking time to pose for pictures. Many of… Read more »

Green light given for BACT all-weather sports facility

AMBITIOUS plans to create a new £1m all-weather sports facility at the home of Burton Albion have been given the green light by planners. East Staffordshire Borough Council has given approval for the new community facility which could now be ready for use in the autumn. Burton Albion Community Trust is behind the project to… Read more »

Under 7’s Futsal Development League comes to Burton

Burton Albion Community Trust, in conjunction with Staffordshire FA and the Burton Junior Football League are piloting an Under 7’s futsal development league to be held at Meadowside Leisure Centre. The first of its kind in Burton will be a 5 week programme that kicks starts with a CPD accredited event for coaches on Wednesday… Read more »