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27 July 2018

BURTON Albion supporters are being urged to enjoy a day’s racing at Uttoxeter and help support the club’s charity arm at the same time.

Burton Albion Community Trust will be out in force at the Uttoxeter meeting on Sunday (July 29)  and as well as bringing inflatables for youngsters to enjoy will be holding a bucket collection to help raise funds

The Big Summer Family BBQ  is a popular event on the Uttoxeter Racecourse calendar.

There will be plenty of family entertainment in the Centre Course for the kids such as funfair rides and Burton Albion chairman Ben Robinson and manager Nigel Clough will be there to enjoy the racing,

There will also be a Beach Boys tribute band playing in the Centre Course.

Matt Hancock, BACT’s Head of Community, said: “This is always a great family day out that also generates much-needed funds for the community work we do.

“All the money raised this year will go to our employability and volunteering programmes and staff and partners from our Building Better Opportunities programme will be there on the day.”

Ben Robinson said: "Last year’s event was a great success and I hope as many Burton Albion supporters as possible as well as racing fans will be there to enjoy the day and help support the excellent work that BACT does on a daily basis.”

Uttoxeter Racecourse's David MacDonald, said: “We are delighted to welcome back our friends from Burton Albion once again. The values of this community club fit with those of Uttoxeter Racecourse and it is a fantastic partnership that continues to flourish. We hope that they enjoy the day as much as we will.”

Gates open at 12.15 with the first race at 2.15pm

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