The Latest News from the BACT Team

SCOTTISH DUO VISIT OVER 50’S COMMUNITY SESSION

BURTON Albion stars Scott Fraser and David Templeton attended a Burton Albion Community Trust over 50’s session yesterday. Golden Goal is an activity session for the members of our community who are aged 50 years and over. The session lasts for two hours and is delivered by BACT staff. During the sessions there is a… Read more »

BREWERS DUO VISIT KICKS SOCIAL INCLUSION PROJECT

SCOTT Fraser and Reece Hutchinson made it a hat trick of appearances by Burton Albion players last week out in the community, as they visited Burton Albion Community Trust’s social inclusion project, Kicks, on Friday evening. The Premier League Kicks scheme is run within the local Burton upon Trent community and surrounding areas. Formally known… Read more »

FOX & SBARRA VISIT PAN-DISABILITY SESSION

BURTON Albion starlets Ben Fox and Joe Sbarra were in attendance yesterday evening at Burton Albion Community Trust’s Able Too session. The youngsters, who both came through the Burton Albion Academy, helped to deliver the PAN-Disability Football session, much to the delighted of the excited local youngsters. The aim of the session is to learn… Read more »

TEMPLETON & LIVESEY ATTEND POWERCHAIR FOOTBALL SESSION

BREWERS winger David Templeton and young goalkeeper Jack Livesey were out in the local community this week, showing their support for a Powerchair Football session ran in partnership with Burton Albion Community Trust. Powerchair football is a unique sport that provides opportunities for people with a high level of impairment to access the game of… Read more »

BREWERS & MIND COMBINE TO ESTABLISH MENTAL HEALTH CHARTER

BURTON Albion Football Club and Burton Albion Community Trust are continuing their commitment to change, working closely with the MIND Charity towards the Sport and Recreational Action Plan for mental health. The Sport and Recreation Alliance alongside the Professional Players Federation and with support from the mental health charity Mind, have created the Mental Health… Read more »

BREWERS STARS OPEN NEW MUGA AT RIVERVIEW PRIMARY SCHOOL

FIRST team players Stephen Bywater and John Brayford visited Riverview Primary School yesterday, Stapenhill, to open their new Multi Use Games Area (MUGA). Both players took their time out to visit the school as part of the opening, which coincided with a school activity day. The players took part in a penalty shoot-out, followed by… Read more »

OVER 50’S CHRISTMAS MEAL – BOOK NOW

JOIN us at the Pirelli Stadium for our Over 50’s Christmas Meal this winter, as we prepare to get the winter period underway with an afternoon fun, joy and festive activities. Starting at 12.45pm on Wednesday 12th December in the Albion Suite, the day will get underway with a two-course meal, followed by tea, coffee… Read more »

STILL TIME TO GET TICKETS FOR FAMILY DAY FIXTURE

DON’T miss out on this season’s Burton Albion Family Day. Our home fixture with Bristol Rovers on Saturday, October 13, has been designated as the club’s official Family Day and there’s still time to take advantage of a special ticket offer of just £3 for youngsters. There will also be plenty of fun and games… Read more »

HRH THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER VISITS BACT

THERE was a Royal visit to the Pirelli Stadium as HRH The Duke of Gloucester came to take a first hand look at the work of Burton Albion Community Trust. The Duke was given a tour of the BACT building by the charity’s Chairman John Jackson and was introduced to staff members who explained about… Read more »

BACT AWARDS – ‘INSPIRING OUR COMMUNITIES 2018’

ANOTHER year of achievement and growing engagement within the local community were celebrated at the Burton Albion Community Awards evening last night. The fifth BACT Awards attracted more than 270 sponsors, partners and guests to the Pirelli Stadium, alongside staff Reece Brown, Sarah Evans and former player Aaron Webster, who hosted the evening.  The charity… Read more »