The Latest News from the BACT Team

BACT STAFF READY TO INSPIRE OUR COMMUNITIES

JUNE 2017 is an exciting month for Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT), as it sees the launch of its ‘Inspiring our Communities’ strategy. Head of Community, Matt Hancock, and his workforce hope to continue to make a difference to local communities through the power of sport and the brand of Burton Albion Football Club for… Read more »

WALKING FOOTBALL FESTIVAL WILL RAISE CASH FOR CHARITY

THE Pirelli Stadium is hosting a Walking Football Festival to raise cash for charity and to give footballers of all adult age groups a chance to play on the 3G pitch. The festival will raise cash for the Bobby Moore Fund to help pay for life-saving bowel cancer research. It is being organised by Burton… Read more »

BIKE RIDE RAISES £10,000 FOR PROSTATE CANCER UK

A Burton Albion team taking part in a 145-mile charity bike ride from Barnsley to Amsterdam has raised £10,000 for charity. Organisers Prostrate Cancer UK put the Brewers cyclists in fifth place for their fundraising efforts. Football to Amsterdam 2017 is Prostate Cancer UK’s flagship football-fundraising event and an occasion the Brewers have been proud… Read more »

MATT HANCOCK NAMED AS NEW HEAD OF COMMUNITY

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) have named Matt Hancock as the new Head of Community, following the departure of Andy Taylor to Aston Villa. BACT has delivered a new 3G all-weather community football pitch at the Pirelli Stadium and now engages with more than 8,000 people a week through a diverse programme of activities. In… Read more »

BACT TO EXPAND KICKS PROJECT INTO TAMWORTH

A popular Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) social inclusion project, Kicks, is set to expand even further, as the trust are set to deliver the project in Tamworth. BACT has been engaging with individuals aged between 11-19 years old for over 5 years now, with youngsters participating in a variety of free football & multi-sport… Read more »

LIVE AID BURTON LINEUP ANNOUNCED

BURTON is set to hold Burton’s first ever Live Aid style concert on Saturday 3rd June with the proceeds supporting the work of Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) and two other charities. The concert will bring together local acts from in and around Burton to perform on 2 stages at Burton Rugby Club, Lichfield Street, with proceeds… Read more »

NEW JUNIOR BREWER PACKAGE FOR THE 2017/18 SEASON

BURTON Albion is pleased to announce details for the Junior Brewers supporters club 2017/18. All Junior Brewers will receive their very own membership card, certificate, fixture poster as birthday & Christmas cards! In addition to last year’s package Junior Brewers will recieve: – 10% off all BACT Courses – 10% off in the club shop… Read more »

THIS GIRL CAN – NEW ANGLESEY SESSION

A new session, designed to try and promote fitness and health to women and girls, is set to get underway this Saturday (20th May) with a FREE taster session. The session will be ran by female coaches from Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) at the Anglesey Astro (DE14 3LG), were female participants of all abilities… Read more »

BACT U21’S LEAGUE – REGISTER NOW

BURTON Albion Community Trust are hosting a pilot, summer u21’s league at the Burton Albion Community Football Centre Pirelli Stadium. The flexible football league will start on Sunday 11th June with kick-off times starting at 11:00am and 12:10pm. The league will look to target 16-21 year olds, looking to either carry on their football journey… Read more »

PIRELLI DONATE TOWARDS YOUNG STUDENTS TRIP TO ZANZIBAR

LOCAL partners Pirelli has donated £500 to young student Anna Leason to support her upcoming trip to Zanzibar with Burton Albion Community Trust. BACT’s project to Zanzibar aims to help with various community projects, such as building houses in some of the most deprived areas in the world as well as volunteering in schools. The fantastic opportunity… Read more »