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The backing the Zone receives from its supporters is immense.

But we do not rest on our laurels, we are always looking to actively encourage more local businesses to join the BYZ ‘family’.

We have the Royal seal of approval too!

Watch the video from our Opening Ceremony to see HRH Prince Edwards official open the Zone:

Aside from that, there are so many reasons why is makes good business sense to get involved, but if you need any further encourage, read why our current supporters chose to back us:

Makes great businesses sense for us to support this, but more than anything it’s doing good for our town“.
Dale Stokes, MDA

“We welcome many more business to help us all make a difference”.
Craig Bancroft and Nigel Haworth, Northcote Group

“Everyone should get behind this inspirational project”.
Steve Lamb, Blackburn Chemicals

“We are passionate about not only our own people, but also our community and are so wholly committed to supporting a great scheme which will benefit and develop young people locally.’
Rick Bailey, Thwaites

“We are proud to support the Youth Zone because we believe they offer great opportunities to children and young adults in Blackburn, and they care about the education and wellbeing of each and every one of their members.”
Lisa O’Loughlin, Blackburn College Deputy Principal

“We at Accrol Papers understand the importance of investing in our young people and the value it adds to our community. We are proud supporters.”
Majid Hussain, Accrol Papers

“The work the Youth Zone is doing is fantastic for the young people in our town. It’s a great project that the Kay Group is happy to support”.
Ken Kay, The Kay Group

“When we were asked to get involved in such a fantastic and worthwhile project as Blackburn Youth Zone we were thrilled and it fitted well with the projects we are already supporting”.
John Barker, Forbes Solicitors

“We strongly believe in nurturing young talent, which prompted us to get involved with the Blackburn Youth Zone initiative.”
Graham Haworth, Crown Paints

“We know of no other charity making a greater impact on the lives of young people in this area. We are proud to support it”.
Colin and Janice Mustoe, Senator International Limited

The Youth Zone offers young people a safe dedicated facility where they can learn new skills, participate in a wide variety of activities and socialise with their peers. By supporting them we are investing in the future of Blackburn”.
Loraine Jones, The Mall

“We are proud of being involved with the BYZ family from the start. Whatever we have contributed has been far outweighed by the reward of seeing the difference it is making to the lives of our youngsters.”
Martin Meadows, Workhouse Marketing

“PPE has decided to wholeheartedly support BYZ because we see it as a solid investment in our town’s future. It’s also another way of saying thank you to the town that has given PPE such great support over the past forty years”.
Gary Rae, Precision Polymer Engineering

“The Eric Wright Trust is committed to supporting disadvantaged groups in the North West region and the Youth Zone movement is a good fit with our charitable objects.”
Jim Carter, Eric Wright Trust

“We are delighted to be part of developing young people in our town, both financially and where we can assist as a business”.
Peter Street, Cardboard Box Company