The Business Community fundraise over £19,000K for Paint the Town Orange

Blackburn Youth Zone called on businesses across the community to work together to support young people’s health and wellbeing through the successful campaign Paint The Town Orange. Blackburn Youth Zone launched their corporate challenge which raised over £19,000K and ran from July – October, the campaign brought 13 businesses together all fundraising, to help BYZ... Read more »

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£30,000 raised through Christmas Challenge Campaign

£30,000 raised through Christmas Campaign Following Blackburn Youth Zones participation in the Big Give Christmas Campaign 2021, we are pleased to announce that we have exceeded our target of £30,000 to support the Blackburn Youth Zone ‘Caring For Our Young Carers’ project. With the money we have raised, we will offer practical/emotional support to ensure... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone launches truck as young people get a steer on haulage careers

Staff and young people from community charity Blackburn Youth Zone unveiled their own branded lorry as they drove home the benefits of haulage careers with a charity supporter. Youth zone patron Fagan and Whalley launched its new Blackburn Youth Zone truck with a visit to the Jubilee Street centre during National Lorry Week this week.... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone named one of most resilient organisations by law firm

A charity that launched an internet youth club and delivered free meals to support young people in Blackburn during the pandemic has won a top accolade for its resilience.   Blackburn Youth Zone (BYZ), which offers vital services to young people aged five to 21, has been named in a select group of North West organisations... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone announce exciting new partnership with the DWP; supporting young people into employment. 

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched 110 youth hubs across the UK to support young people in finding employment.  Local charity Blackburn Youth Zone announce that they are proud partners of this exciting unique initiative set to launch next month supporting local young people.   The Youth Hub will be based at Blackburn... Read more »

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Fagan & Whalley Paint the town orange  and go that extra mile to support young people struggling with mental health. 

Proud Patrons of Blackburn Youth Zone ‘Fagan and Whalley’ are leading the way, painting the town orange to support young people with low-level mental health issues. ‘Paint the town orange’ is Blackburn Youth Zone’s first ever corporate challenge. Every penny raised will go towards funding a full-time targeted support worker; to help local young people... Read more »

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Football match to help break barriers between young people and the police.

Forget Manchester City vs Arsenal this weekend – the real big football match happened this week at Blackburn Youth Zone. Young people from Blackburn Youth Zone took on local police officers in a 5-a-side football match. The aim of the game was to improve relations with young people and police. Breaking down barriers that exist,... Read more »

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Paint the town Orange Corporate Challenge starts today!! 

Blackburn Youth Zone first ever corporate challenge launches today (Monday 2nd August 2021)! Fifteen businesses from across the borough will compete against each other and see who can raise the most money.  Every pound raised will go towards funding a dedicated Targeted Support worker. Helping local young people struggling with low level mental health get... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone is set to paint the town orange. 

Blackburn Youth Zone is calling on the community to work together to support young people’s Mental Health & Wellbeing.  Launching their very first corporate challenge with 15 local businesses ready to raise funds to help Blackburn Youth Zone appoint a new targeted support worker; to help young people to overcome life’s challenges especially in a... Read more »

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Trevor Dawson kindly donates £4,500 to Blackburn Youth Zone

A proud supporter of Blackburn Youth Zone donates £4,500 to support local young people and families across the borough. Traditionally Trevor Dawson Commercial Property Consultants hold an annual Charity Golf Day in aid of Blackburn Youth Zone. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions in place the local business made a decision to postpone the event. Being... Read more »

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