The Cardboard Box Company extend their support to Youth Zone Darwen and pledges to become a Gold Patron.

The Cardboard Box Company is a Founding Patron of Blackburn Youth Zone and has supported the charity since it first opened in 2012. After The Cardboard Box Company heard about the new Youth provision in Darwen, the East Lancashire business agreed to extend their support by pledging further funds to make a difference to support... Read more »

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GENERATION ISOLATION: Blackburn with Darwen’s young people retreating to their bedrooms post pandemic

GENERATION ISOLATION: Blackburn with Darwen’s young people retreating to their bedrooms post-pandemic   49% of young people in The Northwest of England spend most of their free time in their bedrooms. 17% of The North West’s young people spend most of their free time alone.  41% of young people in the North West don’t have... Read more »

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Youth Zone: Cost of living leads to young people needing more ‘time to talk’

Youth Zone: Cost of living leads to young people needing more ‘time to talk’ Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone will be taking part in this year’s match funding Big Give Christmas Challenge which will help raise funds to support mentoring programmes that will enable the delivery of “Time to Talk”, which is a specific project... Read more »

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Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone supports over 700 young people and families during October half term

Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone is tackling holiday hunger this half term through their family Lunch Club. Fully booked within 48 hours of its launch the new initiative is supporting families over the October half-term holidays by hosting a FREE Lunch and a range of activities every day of the week.  Families across BwD have... Read more »

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Northern Industrial is the newest local company to join the Patron Family

We are delighted to announce that local-based company Northern Industrial is the newest member to join our Patron Family. Northern Industrial specialises in keeping businesses up and running with high-quality industrial electronic spare parts, repairs, and onsite support. Founded in 1978 by John Lenehan Northern Industrial has grown from strength to strength ensuring that they... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone, Youth Zone Darwen, East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce and Lancashire Business View joined forces to share their perspective and knowledge on the ‘UK Energy Crisis’ with the Blackburn and Youth Zone Darwen Patron network.

Blackburn Youth Zone, Youth Zone Darwen, East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce and Lancashire Business View joined forces to share their perspective and knowledge on the ‘UK Energy Crisis’ with the Blackburn and Youth Zone Darwen Patron network. Hosted by Richard Slater from Lancashire Business View, he welcomed to the panel; Andrew Graham, MBE CEO at... Read more »

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Her Majesty The Queen

Everybody across the Onside Youth Zone Network mourns the loss of Her Majesty The Queen. In 2021, we were delighted to have received the ‘Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service’. This was followed by an invitation to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace in May 2022, where our Head of Operations, Leon Crosby, personally met... Read more »

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ST Murphy Transport pledge their support and become a Patron of Youth Zone Darwen

S.T Murphy Transport was founded in 1993 by Shaun Murphy and began with one truck which serviced the packaging and paper mills of Darwen. The company grew gradually over the years, diversifying into multiple sectors with an expanding modern fleet of artics and vans. Following Shaun’s son Liam’s arrival in 2013, we have experienced exponential... Read more »

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Napthens Solicitors Charity Clay Shoot for Youth Zone returns 2022

It’s back and better than ever!    Napthens Solicitors are once again hosting this prestigious event in aid of Blackburn Youth Zone at the stunning Coniston Hotel and Shooting Ground. Situated on the superb 1400 acre Coniston Estate near Skipton in the heart of the stunning North Yorkshire Dales. Coniston Shooting Ground is run by... Read more »

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HOUSEBUILDER SHOWS HEART OF GOLD WITH BLACKBURN YOUTH ZONE SUPPORT

A Lancashire housing developer has pledged to support the vital work of Blackburn Youth Zone for three years. Kingswood Homes has become the latest business to join the Youth Zone’s network ofsupporters, signing up to become a ‘gold patron’. The partnership will see the business, based in Little Hoole, Preston, with sites across the county,... Read more »

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