Energy firm supports Blackburn Youth Zone

Lancashire energy specialist Businesswise Solutions is the latest company to pledge its support to Blackburn Youth Zone. The Nelson-based energy procurement expert has become a patron of the centre, committing £36,000 in support over three years. Blackburn Youth Zone opened in June 2010 at a cost of £6m and, before Covid, would provide activities to 1,000... Read more »

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Youth Zone Delivers Christmas Stocking Surprise

Youth Zone Delivers Christmas Stocking Surprise A local youth charity worked tirelessly over Christmas and New year to ensure over 1000 health and wellbeing Christmas stockings had been handed out to vulnerable young people across the borough. With the support of local partners, Blackburn Youth Zone completed handing out stockings to its members and other... Read more »

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Blackburn based business Vital Life joins the Blackburn Youth Zone network

Blackburn Youth Zone is proud to announce that Vital Life has chosen to become a Patron.  Vital Life UK is a Blackburn-based business which manufactures and sells premium quality hand sanitiser. While Covid-19 continues to impact our daily lives, Vital Life has risen to the challenge to defend and protect and by creating a high-alcohol... Read more »

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£40,000 raised through Big Give Christmas Campaign

£40,000 raised through Christmas Campaign Following Blackburn Youth Zone participation in the Big Give Christmas Campaign 2020, we are pleased to announce we have exceeded our target of £40,000 to support the time to talk project. Following Blackburn Youth Zones participation in the Big Give Christmas Campaign 2020, we are pleased to announce that we... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone hosted a very special virtual dinner to bring the Patrons Network Dinner

On Thursday 26th November, Blackburn Youth Zone hosted an exclusive virtual dinner which brought together the BYZ Patron network. The event thanked all our patrons for their support over the past 12 months, which has helped thousands of young people across Blackburn with Darwen. Even though a pandemic, Blackburn Youth Zone ensured that the annual... Read more »

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‘BIG Give’ Christmas Campaign

‘BIG Give’ Christmas Campaign   Blackburn Youth Zone is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020 – the UK’s largest match funding campaign. Blackburn Youth Zone is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020 – the UK’s largest match funding campaign. Any donations made between Tuesday midday 1st December and midday Tuesday 8th December 2020 will be... Read more »

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Christmas Jumper Day

BYZ Christmas Jumper Day 2020 has been such a rollercoaster ride for so many young people and their families as well as much loved businesses across the Blackburn with Darwen area and the lasting impact of Covid 19 is still very clear to see, which is why we want to bring our families as well... Read more »

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Become a Xmas Party Hero

Xmas Party Heroes Our Simple idea for how you can become Xmas Party heroes                       Has COVID cancelled your staff Christmas party? As Covid has ruled out any chance of us having staff Christmas parties together this year, we are inviting businesses to donate the... Read more »

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Young people excel in planning their future

Pre-lockdown, 750,000 young people were NEET (not in education, employment or training) in the UK and 3.1% of young people were NEET in Blackburn with Darwen. Recent Blackburn with Darwen reports indicate 3000 16-24 year olds are now claiming universal credit. The Resolution Foundation estimates that a further 600,000 young people could find themselves unemployed... Read more »

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Join us online for The Marketing Mix sponsored by Ronset

The Marketing Mix was created following demand from the region’s professional marketers and their need for a forum to meet, share best practice and invest in their careers through continuous learning. Made possible by East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Blackburn Youth Zone, The Marketing Mix is a group for client and agency-based... Read more »

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