Blackburn Youth Zone welcome Nybble IT on board to the patron network

Blackburn Youth Zone is proud to announce Nybble IT has joined the Youth Zone’s Patron Network. Nybble IT are an IT specialist based in Blackburn and cover a range of services from software development, apps, hardware infrastructure, cabling and much more. They are a professional team that offers a wide spectrum of services remotely or... Read more »

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“Do What You Love” Accrol CEO Message to Blackburn Youth Zone Supporters

Accrol Papers CEO Gareth Jenkins took part in an interactive Q&A Session with Blackburn Youth Zone Vice Chairman, Andrew Graham MBE at the charity’s Supporters Lunch on 18th September 2019. During the masterclass – entitled “Turning around a good business gone wrong” – Gareth Jenkins explained how he joined the business in late 2017 and... Read more »

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Sam is volunteer of the month!

  This months volunteer of the month is Sam!!!   Sam is a much valued and appreciated addition to the Youth and Senior team. He has become an integral part of the youth team, and has developed good relationships with young people and the staff team. He displays confidence in all areas of his volunteering.   ... Read more »

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Residential trip gets Youth Ambassadors planning their next steps

A group of young people who are taking part in the Youth Ambassador programme have begun to plan their next steps – planning two community events that will support young people at risk of getting involved in crime. The young people, aged 12 to 16 years, started to shape their plans for the event during... Read more »

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Napthens Solicitor Completes Swim for Blackburn Youth Zone

Blackburn Youth Zone has received a cheque for £6,147.50 from Oliver McCann of Napthens Solicitors after he completed a fundraising swim for the charity.  Oliver McCann, Employment Partner and Head of Napthens Solicitors East Lancashire, swam the Great North Swim, the biggest swimming water event in the UK.  Having trained daily for the challenge, Oliver... Read more »

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Fundraising Event Celebrates £500k Milestone for BNI Vista Group With Blackburn YouthZone

Fundraising Event Celebrates £500k Milestone for BNI Vista Group With Blackburn YouthZone On the 18th July BNI Vista hosted a fundraising evening for Blackburn Youth Zone at The Avenue Hotel, Brockhall Village, to celebrate passing £500K in business since its launch.  The evening started off with live entertainment and canapés, whilst visitors flowed in to... Read more »

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Award-winning Blackburn Youth Zone provided Cheque by HIVE

Blackburn Youth Zone has received a cheque from Ian Brown, Chairman of the HIVE of £1200 which was raised at the HIVE Blackburn with Darwen Business Awards. The amount was raised at the awards which took place at King George’s Hall on 27th June to celebrate the outstanding work of businesses and inspirational individuals from... Read more »

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Vision and WestPoint Home Set to Go to New Heights in Charity Skydive

Vision and WestPoint Home Set to Go to New Heights in Charity Skydive  Following the news of the recent acquisition of Vision Support Services by US textile giant, WestPoint home, a team of dedicated staff from both sides of the Atlantic are now set to take on a new challenge; a 15,000 ft charity skydive... Read more »

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Congratulations to our volunteer of the month Jess

Jess has been a BYZ volunteer for the last 8 months. Since Day one of Jess volunteering in our LGBT+ group, she has been committed, friendly and passionate about ensuring all young people in LGBT+ receive the best possible service and support. We are extremely proud of Jess and her amazing attitude to our BYZ... Read more »

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Strong Sisters come together to celebrate women empowerment

Over 100 women and girls from across Blackburn with Darwen came together at Blackburn Youth Zone to take part in the event celebrating women empowerment, entrepreneurship and heritage. The inspirational day was organised and hosted by Blackburn Youth Zones Strong Sisters group, made up of 8 girls aged between 11-19; all of which are taking... Read more »

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