- 21st March 2019 0A charity Cheese and Wine Quiz organised by Napthens Solicitors has raised a staggering £2000 which will go towards Blackburn Youth Zone mentoring programme. The event which took place on Thursday 27th February, at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School saw patrons Cardboard Box Company, Forbes Solicitors, Hippo Motor Group and PM+M Accountants and other... Read more »
- 4th March 2019 0Hippo’s £10,000 pledge to Blackburn Youth Zone Blackburn motor group, Hippo, has generously lent its support to the Blackburn Youth Zone, pledging £10,000 to the charity as it become patron for 2019. The charity’s chairman, Rt Hon Jack Straw and CEO, Raz Mohammed, visited Hippo’s Trident Park showroom to collect the cheque and find out... Read more »
- 28th February 2019 0Pictured left to right; Joseph Hildred BYZ Fundraising & Development Manager, Mel Thomas BYZ Fundraising & Communications Coordinator, Richard Mellor Cummins Mellor Chairman, David Hill Napthens Partner, Pamela Richmond Napthens Associate Solicitor and Oliver Mccann Napthens Partner. Blackburn based Recruitment business Cummins Mellor have officially recognised the latest ‘Quiz Quest’ winners, Napthens Solicitors, adding their... Read more »
- 19th February 2019 0Blackburn Youth Zone has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £29,200 for a 12-month project exploring Blackburn’s rich history of influential women. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the Strong Sisters project will engage members of Blackburn Youth Zone’s Girls Group in researching the strong and rich heritage of women... Read more »
About Blackburn Youth Zone
Blackburn Youth Zone is a 21st century youth hub located at the heart of Blackburn, open to young people aged 5 to 25 years old, aiming to change the prospects offered to young people in the area.
Uniquely, this is happening in partnership with young people rather than on their behalf.As such, Blackburn Youth Zone is led with the principle of ‘starting where young people are, going where young people take us’.
“I love the staff. They’re so nice and supportive! I just go to the Youth Club for somewhere to chill out and relax, and have a laugh with my mates”
– Sarah b