Young people bring the community together for the first Blackburn with Darwen online Iftar

Young people bring the community together for the first Blackburn with Darwen online Iftar Over 60 people from different backgrounds came together online to share an Iftar video call in an ambitious project led by Blackburn Youth Zone and the BwD Strategic Youth Alliance.  The Big Iftar event, on the evening of Thursday 21 May,... Read more »

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Praise to Blackburn Youth Zone as they support over 4,000 people through ‘ZONE to HOME’ campaign over the bank holiday weekend

Praise to Blackburn Youth Zone as they support over 4,000 people through ‘ZONE to HOME’ campaign over the bank holiday weekend  Over the bank holiday weekend Blackburn Youth Zone with support from the local community took on a massive challenge to support just over 4,000 people through their new campaign ZONE TO HOME.  Over 500... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone launch ‘ZONE to HOME’ in a bid to feed over 4000

Blackburn Youth Zone launch ‘ZONE to HOME’ Campaign, in a bid to feed over 4000. This April, Blackburn Youth Zone is embarking on an ambitious campaign to provide a minimum of 4,000 meals.  The campaign, aptly named ‘ZONE to HOME’, aims to provide 500 boxes, containing a family meal for 4 and 100 meals every... Read more »

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We are adapting how we work

In light of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Public Health, Blackburn Youth Zone will be adapting our offer to continue to support young people.   This means that our normal 7day universal drop in youth, junior and diversity clubs will need to temporarily stop. Our last open access session will be this evening 18th March 2020.  We are committed... Read more »

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Night of laughter in aid of charity

Night of laughter in aid of charity Northern comedian Justin Moorhouse is to headline at a Blackburn comedy night held in aid of Blackburn Youth Zone. The Hippo Humour event will be held at the newly extended Hippo Motor Group, Trident Park, on Thursday, March 19th. Tom Preston, Hippo Motor Group Managing Director, said: “As... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone welcome Canopies UK on board to the patron network

Blackburn Youth Zone is proud to announce Canopies UK has joined the Youth Zone’s Patron Network. Canopies UK is a Darwen based family business, specialising in canopies for homes, schools and commercial properties, spanning industries from education to hospitality. The business is owned and run by brothers Jason and Jon Eastwood and they employ 50... Read more »

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BYZ Drama Group performs at the BYZ Supporters Lunch

BYZ Drama Group performs for the first time at BYZ Supporters Lunch   Cardboard Box Company and CEO Hannah Allen   The performance was based on a World War One love story, were separated by conscription, we still feel the love shared between the Front line and the women left at home.  It was the... Read more »

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Award-winning marketing agency, Granby Marketing comes on board the BYZ Network

Blackburn Youth Zone is proud to announce Granby Marketing have joined the Youth Zone’s Patron Network. Granby Marketing, established in the 1950s, is an award-winning marketing logistics solutions organisation. They are specialists in promotional marketing, large volume contract packing and customer service, based in Blackburn.  Blackburn Youth Zone is located in the centre of Blackburn.... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone is proud to announce Fogartys Insurance has joined the Youth Zone’s Patron Network.

Blackburn Youth Zone is proud to announce Fogartys Insurance has joined the Youth Zone’s Patron Network.   Fogartys Insurance is a family ran business based in Cherry Tree Blackburn who specialises in all aspects of insurance. The family-run business ran by Phil, Richard and Brian Fogarty have all agreed to pledge their support in investing... Read more »

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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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