LEADING local car dealership Burton Kia is the latest company to sign up to support Burton Albion Community Trust as part of its Friends of the Community initiative.

Companies who sign up to one of the Friends of Community packages receive yearly benefits from working closely with BACT, as well as supporting their company’s Corporate Social Responsibility ambitions.

Companies who sign up commit to helping BACT’s vision of making a difference to our communities through the power of sport and brand of Burton Albion Football Club.

Burton Kia is a multi-award-winning franchise dealership retailing new and used cars plus Kia aftersales. The firm has had a long association with Burton Albion.

BACT Head of Community Matt Hancock said: “Our partners are very important in enabling us to deliver our programmes that reach more than 8,000 participants a week.

“We are delighted that Burton Kia has become the latest firm to become one of our Friends of the Community and we look forward to partnering with them.

“Burton Kia recognises the impact we make and as a community-minded business wants to support that work.

“We have just launched an ambitious new three-year strategy and we are aware we can only achieve our ambitions with the support of great partners like Burton Kia.”

Ian Bullock, Managing Director of Burton Kia said: “It is with great pleasure that we are pleased to be able to support Burton Albion Community Trust, we are amazed in the amount of projects that the trust is involved in within our local community and we are sure that the support that we are giving, with others, can enable the trust to continue with its great work and get involved in even more projects in the future.”

To find out more about becoming one of BACT’s Friends of the Community contact matt.hancock@burtonalbionct.org