The Latest News from the BACT Team

VACANCY – BACT TRUSTEE/NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) are currently looking to appoint a new Trustee/Non-Executive Director. The purpose of the role is to uphold the values, objectives and the policies of the Trust and be collectively responsible for the strategic direction of Burton Albion Community Trust in accordance with the Articles of Association, regulatory requirements including the… Read more »

HARNESS & FOX JOIN IN WITH PREMIER LEAGUE READING INITIATIVE

BURTON Albion first team players Marcus Harness and Ben Fox have visited Eton Park Primary School, as part of a Premier League reading initiative. The Brewers stars made the short trip across from the Pirelli Stadium to the local school as part of inspiring children to learn, be active and develop their life skills. The Premier… Read more »

BRETBY ROTARY CLUB DONATE TO BACT FOLLOWING BEER TO BURTON PULL

FOLLOWING on from the ‘Beer to Burton’ barrel pull from Wolverhampton to Burton upon Trent last August, Bretby Rotary Club have kindly donated almost £3,000 to Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT). The monies raised have gone towards buying sports equipment, which will support disability projects run within the local community in Burton and South Staffordshire…. Read more »

RED JANUARY SESSIONS SET TO START THIS EVENING

A NEW fitness initiative to support people’s mental health is set to get underway this evening at the Pirelli Stadium this evening (Monday 7 January). RED January will aim to help people keep active every single day throughout January, run by staff from Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT). Run Every Day , is run in conjunction… Read more »

BREWERS PROVIDE MASCOT EXPERIENCE FOR FREE KICKS FOUNDATION YOUNGSTER

YOUNGSTER Preston Ward was given the opportunity of a lifetime on Saturday, getting the chance to lead out The Brewers through the help of the Free Kicks Foundation. Following a tough time in recent years, six year old Preston, who’s favourite Brewers player is Joe Sbarra, was given the chance to be mascot following discussions… Read more »

BREWERS STARS SUPPORT PREMIER LEAGUE READING STARS PROJECT

TEN Burton Albion first team squad members have visited local primary schools across November and December, as part of a Premier League reading initiative. Ben Fox and Jack Livesey visited Horninglow Primary School, Harry Campbell and Marvin Sordell Visited Ryecroft Middle School in Uttoxeter, Stephen Quinn and Callum Hawkins visited Riverview Primary School, Liam Boyce… Read more »

SIGN UP FOR RED JANUARY CHALLENGE

THE only time you’ll want to wear RED this season… is for better mental health! Join us in getting active every day and raise vital funds for Mind this RED January. STRONGER TOGETHER Together RED January, Mind and the football community will use the positive power of getting active to improve the nations wellbeing and… Read more »

BRAYFORD AND HARNESS VISIT WALKING FOOTBALL SESSION

BURTON Albion pair John Brayford and Marcus Harness have paid a visit to a Burton Albion Community Trust over-60s walking football session. Both were on hand at ‘Golden Goal Football’ as part of a Burton Albion Community Trust project, held at Uttoxeter Leisure Centre.  Walking football is the UK’s fastest-growing sport, with sessions now branching… Read more »

EMBASSY OF MAN TO PROVIDE DISABILITY CLUB SUPPORT

BURTON Albion Community Trust (BACT) will be working with registered charity, Embassy of Man, as part of funding towards a community disability project. Throughout the 2018/19 season, the partnership will see support provided to help BACT’s Junior Disability Club. The session runs from the Burton Albion Community Hub in Casey Lane, Shobnall, providing opportunities for… Read more »

EFL DAY OF DISABILITIES 2018

YESTERDAY, Burton Albion Community Trust used the EFL Day of Disabilities to put the spotlight on current programmes that are run in the local community. All 72 EFL clubs came together to showcase the positive work they do to ensure an inclusive environment for disabled supporters. The EFL Day of Disabilities has been timed to… Read more »