Blackburn Youth Zone holds Christmas Family Fun Day

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Blackburn Youth Zone hosts a Free Christmas Family Fun Day on 25th November for the whole family, from 12pm - 4pm with FREE entry. Join Blackburn Youth Zone’s Christmas Family Fun day for FREE Saturday 25th November from 12pm until 4pm. Young people who attend Blackburn Youth Zone’s and have completed the National Citizen Service have developed a fun Christmas Family Fun day for the … [Read more...]

Christmas Jumper Day: By wearing a sweater you can make things better and support your local charity


Blackburn Youth Zone wants to bring the town together this Christmas to support local young people and their families.  Schools and Corporates get the chance to don their cheesiest Christmas Jumper on 20th December to raise money for Blackburn Youth Zone’s weekly ‘Eat Together’. ‘Eat Together' runs at the Youth Zone every Saturday from 4:30pm - 5:30pm and provides hot meals for local … [Read more...]

Join Our Club: Young People With Disabilities Need Services That Support Inclusion

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  I'm a 23-year-old young person who enjoys an active and event-packed lifestyle. I've auditioned for X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and The Voice and it's not unheard of to see me zip wiring through the air or abseiling. What may surprise you is that I need to use a wheelchair due to Cerebral Palsy. Born prematurely at 26 weeks and weighing a tiny 2lbs 8oz, the condition developed … [Read more...]

‘Parallel Communities, What’s the Problem?’


On Wednesday 20th September, Blackburn Youth Zone invited guests from across the community to attend a very special event, hosted by Rt Hon Jack Straw and Professor Ted Cantle. The event was a huge success which saw Professor Ted Cantle and the Rt Hon Jack Straw debate in depth about the importance of inclusion and cohesion within the Blackburn with Darwen community, and what if anything, we … [Read more...]

Blackburn College and Blackburn Youth Zone continue to collaborate to raise aspirations for young people


Blackburn College and Blackburn Youth Zone continue to collaborate to raise aspirations for young people Blackburn College and Blackburn Youth Zone will continue to work together to raise hope and aspiration for young people of the Borough. The partnership has seen many collaborative projects, engaging thousands of young people and providing educational and developmental opportunities … [Read more...]

Bennett and Graham visit Blackburn Youth Zone


Elliott Bennett and Danny Graham made an appearance at Blackburn Youth Zone, they were shown around the facility by the young people and then played on Blackburn Youth Zone, rooftop five on Blackburn Youth Zone Mini Ewood Park. Blackburn Youth Zone and Blackburn Rover Community Trust have created an amazing partnership in which both organisations work together for the young people of the … [Read more...]

Mayor & Mayoress’s of Lancashire visit to Blackburn Youth Zone


The Mayor and Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen hosted a visit for their fellow mayors from across Lancashire. Mayor Colin Rigby, gave the group a tour of Blackburn Youth Zone. Blackburn Youth Zone has been supported by the Local Authority for 5 years, there investment allows Blackburn Youth Zone to open our doors 7 days per week for ages 5-19 for just 50p. Mubashar Khaliq, Youth and Community … [Read more...]

Eden School kindly donates to Blackburn Youth Zone to support young people of the borough


Eden School has donated gaming chairs to Blackburn Youth Zone to support Blackburn Youth Zone’s aim of engaging children and young people in the Borough in positive activities. The kind donation of the gaming chairs will support Blackburn Youth Zone and ‘GAME’ to provide a new and exciting gaming space for young people of the Borough, which is set to launch in September. Blackburn Youth Zone … [Read more...]

Blackburn Youth Zone’s Free Family Fun Day was a huge success!

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The community came together to celebrate the launch of the  ‘Joining Forces’ project which aims to support children of Service Families in our community. The FREE Family Fun Day was open to the community and included activities for all the family, climbing wall, free membership stall, military assault course, bouncy castle, Fire engine demonstration, Blackburn Rovers penalty shoot out, military … [Read more...]

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