The Latest News from the BACT Team

LET’S TALK MENTAL HEALTH

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are hosting and supporting an up and coming mental health talk evening. The public event will take place at the Pirelli Stadium from 6-9pm, with the hope that as many people as possible will turn up on the night, to either listen or share their stories about the subject. There… Read more »

AKINS WINS COMMUNITY PLAYER OF THE SEASON

THE Burton Albion Football Club annual end of season awards night for the 2016/17 season, saw winger Lucas Akins pick up the award for Community Player of the Season.   Community sponsor Ashfield Health Care were in attendance to present Lucas with the award, following his recent achievement of winning the PFA Community Champion Award…. Read more »

BACT RECEIVE NEW DISABILITY PROGRAMME EQUIPMENT

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) have received a helping hand with kind donations from the town’s local Holiday Inn Express and the Embassy of Man charity. The charities have donated new equipment for young people with disabilities, which will be used across a number of BACT’s inclusive programmes. Alan Northern, Holiday Inn Express General Manager… Read more »

BACT & BAFC TO CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP STATUS THIS SUNDAY

BURTON Albion’s first team squad will show their appreciation of Brewers supporters with a lap of honour after the Reading game. Fans are also being invited to make it a double header of live football action with Burton Albion Ladies also playing at the Pirelli following the first team. Prior to the whole day Burton Albion… Read more »

LOCAL CHAIRITIES HOST SUCCESSFUL WORK SHOP

A partnership  between two local charities has seen over 50 young people aged 11 and over take part in a number of workshops delivered across East Staffordshire.  The workshop theme was targeted at raising awareness of rape, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and domestic abuse. Thanks to staff from SARAC, a number of groups took part and engaged in… Read more »

EFL DAY OF ACTION TO SHOWCASE THE POWER OF FOOTBALL

MORE than one million people are now participating in football-led community programmes and activities every season. On Tuesday 25 April, all 72 EFL clubs will come together for the EFL’s Community Day of Action to highlight and showcase the impact of this work in towns and cities nationwide. EFL Clubs use the power of football… Read more »

LUCAS AKINS WINS PFA COMMUNITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

BURTON Albion star Lucas Akins today visited Eton Park Primary School as part of today’s celebration for the EFL Community Day Of Action. Whilst out in the community Lucas was presented with his PFA Community Champion trophy.   All 72 EFL clubs today came together for the EFL’s Community Day of Action to highlight and… Read more »

GIRLS PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CENTRE TO GET UNDERWAY NEXT WEEK

NEXT week (26th April) will see the start of our girls only player development centres at the Burton Albion Community Football Centre 3G Facility. The sessions will run every Wednesday evening from 5-6pm and are available to 13-16 year olds of all abilities. BACT’s fully qualified female coaches will offer a fun and friendly environment… Read more »

WOULD YOU LIKE BACT TO HELP YOU WITH EMPLOYABILITY OPPOURTUNITIES?

BUILDING Better Opportunities/Evolve with Burton Albion Community Trust is a project aimed at supporting long term unemployed individuals to find the right direction to move forwards into employment, education or further training. Through the My Future Goals project dedicated staff can support through mentoring, specialist careers advice and guidance to increase employability skills, build CV’s… Read more »

£1000 RAISED FOR AGE UK AT VILLA GAME

A big thank you for donating to Age UK Burton who were collecting money outside the ground in our 1-1 draw against Aston Villa. Both Brewers and Villa fans gave generously to the volunteers with bucket donations totalling £953.80. A further donation received on the day of £47.20 rounded the grand total up to £1,000… Read more »