The Latest News from the BACT Team

Fit Fans weigh in with Community Trust

Brewers Fans and residents of East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire are being encouraged to join Burton Albion Community Trusts #FitFan programme and find out what it takes to train like a champion.   A workout like no other based at the Pirelli Stadium using the club’s facilities and equipment which helped the current League 2… Read more »

BACT partner up with Just Play to offer Over 50’s Walking Football

Are you over 50? Do you want to get back to or continue playing the beautiful game? Burton Albion Community Trust is offering anyone over the age of 50 the opportunity to come and take part in our weekly walking football sessions delivered by BACT staff. Burton Albion Community Trust have joined forces with The… Read more »

Have you got the BACT Attitude for our Inclusive Youth Club?

Young people and their parents from across East Staffordshire are being encouraged to show they have the BACT attitude and join a weekly youth session designed for young people with disabilities.   Delivered by staff from Burton Albion Community Trust young people will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities ranging… Read more »

Stretton Eagles Take Pride of Place at the Pirelli

YOUNG footballers from Stretton Eagles took pride of place at the Pirelli Stadium for the recent home game against Shrewsbury. The junior football club signed up for a Matchday Experience with the Brewers – which includes providing the flagbearers and being pictured on the pitch. The youngsters also got to meet Billy Brewer and Albion… Read more »

Reading Stars at Abbot Beyne School

PUPILS from Abbot Beyne School visited Burton Albion to celebrate their top of the league reading skills. The youngsters from the Winshill secondary school were successful in the Premier League Reading Stars scheme – which encourages pupils to develop a passion for literacy. They all received a certificate, personally signed by Burton Albion manager Nigel… Read more »


BURTON Albion Community Trust will be making a greater impact in Uttoxeter after finding a new base in the town. BACT will be resident at Oldfields Sports and Social Club. The trust will share a home at the club with Uttoxeter-based sports teams, enabling it to forge key partnerships. BACT will be using office space… Read more »

Golden Goal opens a world of opportunities for people over 50

BURTON Albion Community Trust invited Mail reporter ROB HELLIWELL to attend a session of its Golden Goal programme for the over-50s . . . A LOT is said in the modern day about the ageing population, loneliness and a lack of provision for the older generation. Burton Albion Community Trust is doing its best to… Read more »

Professional Football Clubs come together to reach out to more young people

SIX professional Football Clubs from across the Midlands have joined forces to develop a football based programme to ‘Reach Out’ to inactive young people across the Midlands communities. The community programmes at Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion from the Premier League , along with the Football League’s Burton Albion, Coventry City, Walsall and Wolverhampton… Read more »

Albion in Uttoxeter

UTTOXETER’S nearest league club’s charitable arm is ‘casting the net wider’ to find future stars. Burton Albion Community Trust has upped its presence in town by appointing two new officers dedicated to Uttoxeter. Emma Preston and Helen Fryer will supplement existing co-ordinator Dean Cotterill as the trust launches several new initiatives. The Gifted and Talented… Read more »

BACT Team to ride to Amsterdam for Prostate Cancer UK

BURTON Albion Community Trust will be using pedal power to boost a charity after entering a fundraising team in the Football to Amsterdam cycle ride. Five cyclists will be taking part in the fundraising drive for Prostate Cancer representing the Brewers alongside another 71 Football League clubs.   BACT’s head of community Andy Taylor; community… Read more »