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3 February 2020

AT Saturday's home game Burton Albion Community Trust will be hosting a free pop up barber's shop and a Body MOT session.

The session will run at the Burton Albion Community Football Centre, from 9am-noon. 

The free sessions are being delivered to support the work that the English Football League (EFL) and its charity partner Mind are doing for the Heads Up Weekend. 

Working with Baldwin and Co Barbers, in Derby Road, BACT is able to offer seven free appointments across the morning. To book a free haircut call 01283 246207 as there are only limited appointments it will be first come first served

Staff from Burton Albion Community Trust will be on hand to also offer free Body MOTs, this will include a blood pressure check, height and weight measurements and guidance on health and wellbeing.

There is no need to book a body MOT, just drop into the community building between 9am and noon.

Saturday's home game against Gillingham is Burton Albion's official Heads Up fixture.

Whether you or someone you know is struggling, or if you want to help dispel the stigma, kick off a conversation about mental health this weekend.

Join the conversation using #KickOffAConversation and #HeadsUp.  

Find out more and get tips from Heads Up’s charity partners (Mind, CALM, Sporting Chance and Heads Together) – visit

Those wanting immediate support can also text ‘HeadsUp’ to 85258 to connect with a trained crisis volunteer – a service run by ‘Shout’ and powered by Crisis Text Line, which is available ‪24/7 and free to text from most mobile networks.

For further advice and support please visit To learn more about the EFL’s partnership with Mind, please visit: ‪

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