Blackburn Youth Zone is delighted to announce that BAE Systems have pledged to continue their support for Blackburn Youth Zone.

Blackburn Youth Zone is delighted to announce that BAE Systems have pledged to continue their support for Blackburn Youth Zone. BAE Systems, the UK’s largest defence and Security Company with major sites operating at Warton and Samlesbury, have backed the Youth Zone by pledging financial support as a Patron. Established six years ago, Blackburn Youth... Read more »

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£15,000 raised at charity quiz night for Blackburn Youth Zone

An annual charity quiz held in aid of the Blackburn Youth Zone raised £15,170 during a night of fun and games.   Over 200 people from 52 different businesses across Lancashire attended the event, which took place at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa in Clayton-le-Moors. But quizzing wasn’t the only thing on the agenda, as... Read more »

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‘BIG Give’ Christmas Campaign

Blackburn Youth Zone is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2018 – the UK’s largest match funding campaign. Any donations made between midday 27th November and midday Tuesday 4th December will be doubled at no extra cost to you. What will your donation go towards? All donations will go towards our ‘Blackburn in... Read more »

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JMWM Hussain Foundation continues to support Blackburn Youth Zone

JMWM Hussain Foundation continues to support Blackburn Youth Zone JMWM Hussain Foundation has confirmed its continued financial support to Blackburn Youth Zone. The Hussain family through its businesses and Foundation have been a significant financial contributor to Blackburn Youth Zone since its inception. Blackburn Youth Zone relies on charitable foundations, local businesses and individuals as... Read more »

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A spectacular spooky halloween here at BYZ

Blackburn Youth Zone, have had  a spectacular spooky halloween 2018!. Across all clubs we have hosted a spine chilling horrifying parties with over 250 young people attending! Young people have enjoyed pumpkin carving, zombie dancing and gruesome guts challenges. Everyone really enjoyed dressing up and taking gruesome selfies. Roll on 2019 Blackburn Youth Zone Apocalypse where... Read more »

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Anisul Islam Youth Group host football tournament here at BYZ

BYZ recently started to link with Anisul Islam Youth group who came down to use our facilities to deliver a Football Tournament on our kick pitch. Of the young people who attended many of them had never seen BYZ and had a awesome time playing football with there friends. The tournament was really good and... Read more »

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UCLan Future Engineers Club

In October 2018 we launched  in partnership with UCLan, Future Engineers Clubs in both Juniors and Mini Members: This is a brilliant 6 week project for young people to learn, enjoy and try a range of activities. The programme aims to get young people to become creative and learn about design using everyday objects. From... Read more »

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Commando Joes is making its mark at BYZ holiday club provision

As part of our Summer Holiday Club offer we delivered a fun-filled week of Commando Joes sessions for 8-11 year olds. The young people were set missions and challenges which saw them make an Amazon river crossing, trek to the North Pole and travel around the world. The challenges were all based on teamwork, cooperation... Read more »

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Holiday Club is Spooktastic

During the October half term we had a hair raising host of Halloween tricks and treats on offer for our Junior members. We had a fantastic week which consisted of spooky sports, eerie escape rooms, a variety of arts & crafts and much more! This was topped off by a Fancy dress Masquerade Ball during... Read more »

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#OneBlackburn Residential

During the October half term in 2018 BYZ were funded kindly by Tony Cann to run a week-long trip to the Peak District. The aim of the residential trip was to engage a group of young people to take part in outdoor activities in the Peak District, exploring the scenic outdoors. It also aimed at... Read more »

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