The Latest News from the BACT Team

Albion legends take part in charity five-a-side tournament

A team of Burton Albion legends helped make a fund-raising five-a-side tournament a “fantastic event”. The tournament saw 12 teams, made up of local businesses and charities, battle it out in order to be crowned champions. The ‘Burton Albion Legends’ team was entered by former  Brewers hero Aaron Webster, and was made up of former… Read more »

ANDY GARNER LAUNCHES HEALTH INITIATIVE

BURTON Albion first team coach Andy Garner has signed up for a free prostate cancer screening at the Pirelli Stadium. Andy kicked off a week of men’s health initiatives being organised by Burton Albion Community Trust by taking coaching at a weekly football session for the over 50s. The over 50s are the target age… Read more »

TRUST WIN MAJOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE AWARD

We are proud to announce that Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) has been named Midlands Community Club of the Year and is also shortlisted for the national award along with five other community schemes. The Football League Awards 2016 take place on Sunday, April 17, in Manchester where the overall winners will be announced. The… Read more »

BJFL Day 2016 Gallery – Can you spot yourself in the crowd?

Saturday’s Burton Junior Football League Day for Burton Albion FC’s home game against Fleetwood Town was once again a huge success story for Burton Albion Community Trust. Over 1,500 youngsters and their families took part to fill the usual away end at the Pirelli Stadium and helped to create a carnival atmosphere, leading to the… Read more »

Kids for a Quid @ BAFC vs Oldham

AFTER more than 1,500 junior footballers created a “brilliant atmosphere” at the Fleetwood home game Burton Albion will be offering all youngsters the chance to see a key match for just £1. The club has announced a Kids for a Quid promotion at the Easter Saturday clash with Oldham – which will be screened live… Read more »

MP AND BREWERS PLAYERS DROP IN ON MOVE AND LEARN PROJECT

BURTON MP Andrew Griffiths dropped into a Burton school to take a first-hand look at an innovative project aimed at encouraging youngsters to adopt healthier lifestyles. Riverview Primary School is taking part in the Ferrero +Sport Move and Learn project, delivered by Burton Albion Community Trust. It is a six-week programme designed for Year 5 children with a dual… Read more »

Mens Health Week Activities for Prostate Cancer UK

BURTON Albion Community Trust 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… Read more »

My Future Goal Project Is A Big Success

The My Future Goal programme is designed to inspire and engage any individuals who are currently not in Education, Training or Employment. You are given 1 to 1 advice with opportunities to volunteer within Burton Albion Community Trust or with our local business partners. The programme has been running for five months and has been… Read more »

ANOTHER CASH BOOST FOR 3G PITCH PROJECT

PLANS for a new £1m community sports facility at the Pirelli Stadium have received a boost after another business signed up to support the project. Burton Albion Community Trust is looking to businesses to help provide the final funding for an artificial pitch which will be for community use and which will benefit a wide… Read more »