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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Bringing Pride to Prom

For many young people within the LGBTQ+ community, attending prom can cause anxiety and heartache, completely outshining the experience of what over-time has become an important milestone for many young people.  On Sunday 27th June Blackburn Youth Zone (BYZ) organised a prom celebration and invited young people to their lounge based in Darwen. Dressing the... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone receives the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.  

Blackburn Youth Zone is to receive a coveted ‘Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service’, it has been announced today (Tuesday, 2nd June 2021). The Award is ‘highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK’, to quote from the official website for the award. Blackburn Youth Zone (BYZ) a 21st century youth hub located at... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone is Back!! 

413 days ago Blackburn Youth Zone closed their doors, but they will be re-opening next week!  From Monday 17th May, Blackburn Youth Zone will be re-opening their doors to young people for open access.  Blackburn Youth Zone is a COVID-19 approved public space and  has implemented strict Covid-19 safety procedures in place. Alongside, launching a... Read more »

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Youth Ambassadors re-launches back in Blackburn! 

Next month local young people will take part in a programme to empower them to make a difference through social integration and social action projects.  Blackburn Youth Zone and its local partners is relaunching its Youth Ambassador programme for local 12 to 16 year olds. Blackburn with Darwen is made up of people from a whole... Read more »

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Blackburn Chemicals joins our patron family.  

  Blackburn Chemicals, has become the latest ‘Patron’ of Blackburn Youth Zone, a youth charity raising aspirations and changing lives of thousands of young people who call Blackburn their home.   Blackburn Chemicals, are renowned worldwide for providing high performance Foam Control Agents to a diverse range of industries. And was inspired to support Blackburn Youth... Read more »

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News -The Saffron Group backs Blackburn Youth Zone Big Iftar

  Blackburn Youth Zone are pleased to announce ‘The Saffron Group’ as the proud sponsor of their virtual Great Big Iftar. The Saffron Group, who are based in Blackburn, are backing this initiative which consists of Lancashire businesses and leaders. They have sponsored the campaign to celebrate diversity across the borough as this is a... Read more »

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Local Youth Hub supports over 900 young people moving into employment.  

Local Youth Hub supports over 900 young people moving into employment.   In a year of uncertainty, keeping life on track has proved difficult for many of us. But, for young people who already have to deal with the odds stacked against them it has proved even more difficult.   Over the last six months a project... Read more »

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