Blackburn Youth Zone has been featured on ITV to highlight the needs of local children and young people during the COVID-19 crisis.

Blackburn Youth Zone has been featured on ITV to highlight the needs of local children and young people during the COVID-19 crisis. Young people who have benefitted from the services of the organisation were interviewed by the ITV Tonight programme in late June, and the show was aired on Thursday 16 July. When the Covid-19... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone to Feature on ITV

Blackburn Youth Zone, which has supported over 14,000 young people since opening, is to be featured on national television this week. Young people who have benefitted from the services of the organisation were interviewed by the ITV tonight programme in late June. When the Covid-19 crisis hit in March 2020 Blackburn Youth Zone adapted quickly... Read more »

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Get stuck in this summer

Get Stuck In this summer with Blackburn Youth Zone Do you want to take part in our 6 days a week provision this summer including: FREE Activity days at the youth zone FREE Activity packs delivered to your door FREE Online digital youth club FREE Meals   This summer we are part of the Blackburn... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone empowers and inspires young people by connecting them with local businesses through COVID -19

Through COVID -19 Blackburn Youth Zone have worked with their 70 strong network of Patrons and Supporters to a new online carers platform.  The careers service showcases inspirational business leaders who share their career journeys, share how they have overcome challenges, and give practical tips. Blackburn Youth Zone shares the belief that young people should... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone have distributed an incredible 10,000 meals

Blackburn Youth Zone has now supported the distribution of 10,000 meals to members of the community in need during the Covid-19 crisis.  When the crisis hit in March, the 21st century youth hub located in the centre of Blackburn was required to quickly adapt the way in which they were going to support young people... Read more »

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Get in the mix with the Great Big Pan Challenge!

Get in the mix with the Great Big Pan Challenge! If you’ve got a talent for creating tasty dishes from simple ingredients, get your apron on for the Great Big Pan Challenge! Prizes are on offer for the best home cooks in Blackburn with Darwen – including a one-to-one cooking session with celebrity chef Nigel... Read more »

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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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