Crowds celebrate the successful return of the Blackburn Beer & Gin Festival as its raises £40,000

Blackburn Beer & Gin Festival opened with a bang as over 100 businesses attended the successful East Lancashire event on a Friday afternoon exclusive sponsor event. Individuals had the opportunity to network with the biggest businesses in East Lancashire whilst sampling the finest beers, gin, wine, and ales. “The Blackburn Beer & Gin Festival is... Read more »

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Anniversary ball raises £30,000 for Blackburn Youth Zone

An anniversary ball hosted to mark 10 years of Blackburn Youth Zone has raised £30,000 towards its running costs. Blackburn Youth Zone’s 10th Anniversary Ball raises £30,000  Blackburn Youth Zone (BYZ) celebrate their 10th birthday year and on Saturday 14th May they celebrated this in style with their 10th-anniversary charity ball at Mytton Fold, Langho,... Read more »

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First four Youth Zone Darwen patrons revealed

The first four patrons of a new Youth Zone project in Darwen have been revealed. Between them, the businesses have pledged £50,000 to support the Youth Zone Darwen scheme. It comes after a £250,000 fundraising drive was launched to transform Meeting Places in Darwen town centre into a state-of-the-art facility for the town’s young people.... Read more »

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£250K fundraising drive launched for new Darwen Youth Zone

Business and community leaders are backing a bid to raise £250,000 a year for a brand new ‘Youth Zone Darwen’ project. The scheme, being led by Blackburn Youth Zone, would see Meeting Places in the town centre transformed into a state-of-the-art facility for Darwen’s young people. Sessions would also be held at AFC Darwen, DACA’s... Read more »

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Our Paint The Town Orange campaign recently was a shining example of Corporate Social Responsibility working at its best – Hannah Allen CEO

Our Paint The Town Orange campaign recently was a shining example of Corporate Social Responsibility working at its best. The campaign saw businesses across East Lancashire raise more than £18,000 towards funding a target support worker to help young people’s emotional health and well-being, especially in a post-COVID-19 world. The corporate challenge brought together teams... Read more »

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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 victorious at Red Rose Awards 2021

Blackburn Youth Zone has prevailed at Lancashire Business View’s Red Rose Awards, winning the non for profit. The Red Rose Awards are held in Blackpool every year, and play out in front of an audience of more than 1,000 business professionals. This 2021 event saw the awards celebrated for the eleventh time!  Businesses from the... Read more »

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Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021 – the UK’s largest match funding campaign

Blackburn Youth Zone is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021 – the UK’s largest match funding campaign. Any donations made between midday 30th November and midday Tuesday 7th December will be doubled at no extra cost to you. What will your donation go towards? This year your donation will go towards Young adult carers.... Read more »

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Zone to Home at Christmas

Blackburn Youth Zone ‘Zone to Home’ pledges to feed 10,000 vulnerable young people this Christmas  Zone to Home at Christmas  Blackburn Youth Zone will ensure vulnerable young people don’t go hungry this Christmas after launching a festive campaign. The Youth Zone has pledged to feed 10,000 children and young people across Blackburn with Darwen over... Read more »

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