Blackburn Youth Zone awarded National Lottery support

Blackburn 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 »

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Young People Prepare for Youth Zone Entrepreneur Event

Young People Prepare for Youth Zone Entrepreneur Event Young People at Blackburn Youth Zone have been taking part in mentoring sessions delivered by local businesses in preparation for a special competition aimed at encouraging the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Blackburn Youth Zone has partnered with SoupOTG to deliver a youth-led version of their popular event format... Read more »

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Taylors Solicitors raises £450 for BYZ Christmas Jumper Day

Taylors Solicitors supported BYZ Christmas Jumper Day  Taylors Solicitors got into the Christmas spirit and raised £450 for Blackburn Youth Zone. Taylors Solicitors took part in the ‘Make Thing Better, Wear A Sweater’ day #festivefeed2018 Over the two offices in Blackburn and Manchester they raised £450 — this will help feed 10 struggling families over the... Read more »

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£40,000 raised through Christmas Campaign

Following Blackburn Youth Zone participation in the Big Give Christmas Campaign 2018, we are pleased to announce we have exceeded our target of £40,000 to support the Blackburn in Action project. All donations will go towards our ‘Blackburn in Action’ project, which will provide opportunities for young people and the wider community to participate in... Read more »

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SoupOTG Crowdfunding project launches at Blackburn Youth Zone

Young SoupOTG Crowdfunding Launch – Blackburn A community “Dragons Den” style scheme for youth-led social projects Wednesday 28 November 19.15-20.30 SoupOnTheGo provides individuals, community groups, charities and local causes with an opportunity to receive funding for community causes and start-up projects. —————– SoupOTG is a community crowdfunding project that is coming to Blackburn Youth Zone.... Read more »

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Vote for Blackburn Youth Zone 

vote for Blackburn Youth Zone  Blackburn Youth Zone is in all Blackburn Tescos for the ‘bags of help’ scheme throughout November and December. You can support Blackburn Youth Zone by voting for us to receive funding to help provide inclusive, fun arts, to help disabled young people express themselves creatively, make new friends and develop skills. ... Read more »

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The 2BR Christmas Toy Appeal is back and BYZ is a drop off point

Blackburn Youth Zone is a drop-off point for 2BR and 24 Laundromat Christmas Toy Appeal This year 2BR have teamed up with our friends at 24 Laundromat to bring a smile to children across Lancashire who may find themselves without presents to open on Christmas Day! Donations made will be shared between Blackburn Youth Zone and another children’s charity... Read more »

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BYZ Christmas Jumper Day – 7th December

By wearing a sweater you can make things better and support your local charity “Blackburn Youth Zone wants to bring the town together this Christmas to support local young people and their families.  Schools and Corporates get the chance to wear their cheesiest Christmas Jumper on 7th December to raise money for Blackburn Youth Zone’s... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone is delighted to announce that BAE Systems have pledged to continue their support for Blackburn Youth Zone.

Blackburn Youth Zone is delighted to announce that BAE Systems have pledged to continue their support for Blackburn Youth Zone. BAE Systems, the UK’s largest defence and Security Company with major sites operating at Warton and Samlesbury, have backed the Youth Zone by pledging financial support as a Patron. Established six years ago, Blackburn Youth... Read more »

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£15,000 raised at charity quiz night for Blackburn Youth Zone

An annual charity quiz held in aid of the Blackburn Youth Zone raised £15,170 during a night of fun and games.   Over 200 people from 52 different businesses across Lancashire attended the event, which took place at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa in Clayton-le-Moors. But quizzing wasn’t the only thing on the agenda, as... Read more »

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