- 21st August 2019 0A group of young people who are taking part in the Youth Ambassador programme have begun to plan their next steps – planning two community events that will support young people at risk of getting involved in crime. The young people, aged 12 to 16 years, started to shape their plans for the event during... Read more »
- 5th August 2019 0Blackburn Youth Zone has received a cheque for £6,147.50 from Oliver McCann of Napthens Solicitors after he completed a fundraising swim for the charity. Oliver McCann, Employment Partner and Head of Napthens Solicitors East Lancashire, swam the Great North Swim, the biggest swimming water event in the UK. Having trained daily for the challenge, Oliver... Read more »
- 25th July 2019 0Fundraising Event Celebrates £500k Milestone for BNI Vista Group With Blackburn YouthZone On the 18th July BNI Vista hosted a fundraising evening for Blackburn Youth Zone at The Avenue Hotel, Brockhall Village, to celebrate passing £500K in business since its launch. The evening started off with live entertainment and canapés, whilst visitors flowed in to... Read more »
- 19th July 2019 0Blackburn Youth Zone has received a cheque from Ian Brown, Chairman of the HIVE of £1200 which was raised at the HIVE Blackburn with Darwen Business Awards. The amount was raised at the awards which took place at King George’s Hall on 27th June to celebrate the outstanding work of businesses and inspirational individuals from... 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