The Latest News from the BACT Team

AKINS, MCFADZEAN & HAWKINS JOIN IN WITH SUMMER SOCCER SCHOOL FUN

LUCAS Akins, Kyle McFadzean and Callum Hawkins, paid a visit after training on Tuesday afternoon to the Burton Albion Summer Soccer Schools, much to the excitement of the young participants. The players visited the Burton Albion Community Football Centre 3G before taking part in a crossbar and penalty shoot-out competition, before ending the appearance by… Read more »

ASHFIELD TO REMAIN BACT HEADLINE SPONSORS

OUR long-term headline partners, Ashfield, have committed their sponsorship of Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) for a further year. We are delighted to announce the news that Ashfield will continue to be the front sponsors for BACT, as they have done since our inception in 2010. Ashfield is a global leader in commercialisation services for… Read more »

BACT AND BURTON MENCAP RECEIVE GENEROUS DONATIONS FROM THE MAYOR’S CHARITY

BURTON Albion Community Trust and Burton MENCAP have received generous donations of money on behalf of the Mayor’s (Councillor Simon Gaskin) chosen charities, between May 2017 to May 2018. A sum of £11,000 was distributed between the two charities, with both BACT and Burton MENCAP being presented with a cheque of £5,500 each. Both charities… Read more »

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT DAY A HUGE SUCESS FOR BACT

A RECENT National Employability Day partnership saw Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) celebrate their help towards offering career and health services available across East Staffordshire. Working alongside ‘Steps To Work’, the event was hosted at East Staffordshire’s Burton Library, where staff from BACT, Ground Work, Beacon Vision, Burton Mind and Citizen Advice were present to… Read more »

RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS JOINS BACT FOR FREE VALUATION EVENTS

PEOPLE in Burton can find out if they are sitting on a fortune and also raise money for an East Staffordshire charity thanks to a free new weekly event. Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) has come together with Richard Winterton Auctioneers to offer free valuations at the Burton Albion Community Football Centre, on the same… Read more »

ADS ACCOUNTANCY CONTINUE SKILLS CENTRE SPONSORSHIP

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are delighted to announce continued sponsorship with a local accountancy practice, which will see them sponsor our community skills centres up until 2020. ADS Accountancy, who have bases in Burton upon Trent, Derby and Coalville, have decided to continue the partnership, following last year’s sponsorship. ADS Accountancy Limited is a… Read more »

BREWERS SOCCER SCHOOL VISITS ANFIELD

OUR very own Burton Albion Soccer Schools gave local youngsters the chance to get a small taste of what it could be like to be a Premier League footballer, as they visited the home of Liverpool FC, Anfield. Youngsters who have been participating in the weekly summer soccer schools at both Burton Albion Community Football… Read more »

HEAD FOR GOAL SESSION CONTINUES TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH HELP

A FREE football therapy session which uses football to help individuals suffering from Mental Health, is currently being delivered by staff of Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) through the help of funding from The Big Lottery Fund. ‘Head For Goal’ aims to build confidence and social skills of its’ participants, with the help of guidance… Read more »

BYWATER & HUTCHINSON VISIT SUMMER SOCCER SCHOOL

BURTON Albion first team players Stephen Bywater and Reece Hutchinson paid a visit to the Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) Summer Soccer Schools this afternoon at the Burton Albion Community Football Centre 3G pitch. The players made the short trip across from the Pirelli Stadium to the community facility following this morning’s training session at… Read more »

SUMMER SOCCER SCHOOLS GET OFF TO A FLYER

IT’S been a fantastic start to the first fortnight of the Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) Summer Soccer Schools, with lots of fun and activities taking place at both the Burton Albion Community Football Centre and Uttoxeter. The courses, that run for children aged 5-12 years old, have received a fantastic response from the local… Read more »