The Latest News from the BACT Team

Brewers Looking for National Cup Glory against Liverpool

The Burton Albion Community Trust Boys Football and Education team are hoping to win national honours tomorrow evening when they travel to Liverpool to play in the national U19s football development Cup Final against Liverpool Foundation. The game will take place at Liverpool’s multi-million-pound training complex kicking off at 7.30pm under floodlights. The game sees… Read more »

Community Trust to host activity day on final day of the season

Burton families looking for something to do this Sunday (8 May) are welcome to join in the fun at a popular  community facility. A host of free activities will be taking place Sunday between 11am and 4pm thanks to the team at the Burton  Albion Community Trust. Both the Burton Albion Community Hub in Shobnall,… Read more »

TRUST NAMED MIDLANDS COMMUNITY CLUB OF THE YEAR

BACT have recently received the award for the Midlands Community Club of the Year, after being rewarded for their hard work within the local Burton community and surrounding areas. After winning the award, this then shortlisted the Trust for the national Community Club of the Year award, along with five other community schemes. Unfortunately for… Read more »

COMMUNITY HUB BRINGS BURTON PEOPLE TOGETHER SAYS STAFFS POLICE

OUR Community Hub facility has came under huge praise this week, following an article that was published on the Staffordshire Police website. The below piece is an article that was published, explaining the importance of the facility and what it does for the local community. “A community facility in the heart of Burton is proving ever more popular with… Read more »

Charity Bike Ride

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 »