BLACKBURN YOUTH ZONE JOINS CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE AIMING TO DOUBLE SUPPORTERS’ GIFTS

BLACKBURN YOUTH ZONE JOINS CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE AIMING TO DOUBLE SUPPORTERS’ GIFTS  Local charity Blackburn Youth Zone is gearing up to double supporters’ Christmas donations by taking part in the UK’s biggest match funding campaign, The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge 2019.  Now in its 12th year, The Christmas Challenge launches at midday on 3rd December (Giving... Read more »

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Prince Harry Presents Blackburn Youth Zones Strong Sisters with a Health & Wellbeing Award

A group of seven girls from Blackburn Youth Zone have been recognised nationally as being the leaders of tomorrow as they were presented the award for Health & Wellbeing at the OnSide charity awards at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London. Not only were they presented the award by HRH the Duke Of Sussex... Read more »

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Next generation of philanthropist – Mohammed Patel, CEO Vape Dinner Lady pledges his support and joins the Blackburn Youth Zone network

Next generation of philanthropist – Mohammed Patel, CEO Vape Dinner Lady pledges his support and joins the Blackburn Youth Zone network  Mohammed Patel, CEO of Vape Dinner Lady, visited Blackburn Youth Zone and following a tour of the £5 million facility and hearing about the Youth Zone’s vision from founder Andrew Graham MBE, he pledged... Read more »

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Tour de Youth Zones – Cycle Challenge

Tour de Youth Zones – Cycle Challenge October 21 – October 25 The Tour de Youth Zones starts on Monday 21st October at Carlisle Youth Zone and finishes on Friday 25th October at the Legacy Youth Zone in Croydon. Some of the cyclists will have completed 450 miles and will have taken in a visit to all... Read more »

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‘Marketing Mix’ Launches Friday 15th November – A new forum for East Lancs Marketing Professionals

Brand new ‘The Marketing Mix’ launching on Friday 15th November 8:30am – 10am at Blackburn Youth Zone. A new forum for East Lancs Marketing Professionals They demanded, we listened. The Marketing Mix was created following demand from the region’s professional marketers – they want a forum to meet, share best practice and invest in their... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone welcome Nybble IT on board to the patron network

Blackburn Youth Zone is proud to announce Nybble IT has joined the Youth Zone’s Patron Network. Nybble IT are an IT specialist based in Blackburn and cover a range of services from software development, apps, hardware infrastructure, cabling and much more. They are a professional team that offers a wide spectrum of services remotely or... Read more »

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“Do What You Love” Accrol CEO Message to Blackburn Youth Zone Supporters

Accrol Papers CEO Gareth Jenkins took part in an interactive Q&A Session with Blackburn Youth Zone Vice Chairman, Andrew Graham MBE at the charity’s Supporters Lunch on 18th September 2019. During the masterclass – entitled “Turning around a good business gone wrong” – Gareth Jenkins explained how he joined the business in late 2017 and... Read more »

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Sam is volunteer of the month!

  This months volunteer of the month is Sam!!!   Sam is a much valued and appreciated addition to the Youth and Senior team. He has become an integral part of the youth team, and has developed good relationships with young people and the staff team. He displays confidence in all areas of his volunteering.   ... Read more »

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Residential trip gets Youth Ambassadors planning their next steps

A 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 »

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Napthens Solicitor Completes Swim for Blackburn Youth Zone

Blackburn 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 »

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