Blackburn Youth Zone is in the running for three HIVE Blackburn with Darwen Business Awards.

Blackburn Youth Zone is in the running for three HIVE Blackburn with Darwen Business Awards. Blackburn Youth Zone has been shortlisted for; The Buzz Award, Commitment to Blackburn with Darwen and Investing in future skills award in partnership with BAE. The Hive Awards will be taking place at King George Halls on the 27th June,... Read more »

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Claire wins volunteer of the month

Well done to Claire who has won this months volunteer of the month. Claire volunteers each week across numerous sessions and has built up some great relationships with young people and staff alike, and has a very supportive, empowering and nurturing approach.    Claire does not shy away from doing something different. She is very adaptable... Read more »

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Blackburn Textile Company Becomes Patron of Blackburn Youth Zone

Blackburn Textile Company Becomes Patron of Blackburn Youth Zone Global textile company, Vision Support Services, have lent their support to a youth initiative by becoming gold patrons of Blackburn Youth Zone. The company has committed to become a Patron of Blackburn Youth Zone, whose aim is to create a more positive future for young people... Read more »

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Solicitor sponsored swim for Youth Zone

Solicitor sponsored swim for Youth Zone A Blackburn solicitor is set to take on a swimming challenge in support of Blackburn Youth Zone. Oliver McCann, Employment & HR Partner and head of Napthens Solicitors’ East Lancashire office, will be swimming the 5K Great North Swim on the 7th June 2019, to raise vital funds for... Read more »

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Husna wins volunteer of the month

March’s volunteer of the month has been awarded to Husna who volunteers her time each week to support our Diversity club.  Husna has done extremely well in fitting straight into Diversity sessions. She has built up good relationships with the young people and has ounces of enthusiasm when delivering her art sessions. Husna strives to... Read more »

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Napthens Solicitors Wine and Cheese Quiz Raises £2k for Blackburn Youth Zone

    A charity Cheese and Wine Quiz organised by Napthens Solicitors has raised a staggering £2000 which will go towards Blackburn Youth Zone mentoring programme. The event which took place on Thursday 27th February, at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School saw patrons Cardboard Box Company, Forbes Solicitors, Hippo Motor Group and PM+M Accountants and other... Read more »

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Hippo’s £10,000 pledge to Blackburn Youth Zone

Hippo’s £10,000 pledge to Blackburn Youth Zone Blackburn motor group, Hippo, has generously lent its support to the Blackburn Youth Zone, pledging £10,000 to the charity as it become patron for 2019. The charity’s chairman, Rt Hon Jack Straw and CEO, Raz Mohammed, visited Hippo’s Trident Park showroom to collect the cheque and find out... Read more »

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Local Recruitment Business and Blackburn Youth Zone Patrons Honour Latest ‘Quiz Quest’ Winners

Pictured left to right; Joseph Hildred BYZ Fundraising & Development Manager, Mel Thomas BYZ Fundraising & Communications Coordinator, Richard Mellor Cummins Mellor Chairman, David Hill Napthens Partner, Pamela Richmond Napthens Associate Solicitor and Oliver Mccann Napthens Partner. Blackburn based Recruitment business Cummins Mellor have officially recognised the latest ‘Quiz Quest’ winners, Napthens Solicitors, adding their... Read more »

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Blackburn Youth Zone awarded National Lottery support

Blackburn Youth Zone has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £29,200 for a 12-month project exploring Blackburn’s rich history of influential women. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the Strong Sisters project will engage members of Blackburn Youth Zone’s Girls Group in researching the strong and rich heritage of women... Read more »

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The F Factor: looking to find the entrepreneurs of the future workshop

Founders of the Future is coming to Blackburn Youth Zone to run a workshop for budding entrepreneurs aged between 14 to 25! At the end of the workshop you will have all the information you need to enter The F Factor – an exciting start-up competition for pupils and young adults, now in its fifth year. The workshop... Read more »

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