Youth Narrative take their research on the road

During May half term our Youth Narrative group had an amazing opportunity to go down to London and Leicester to explore how other communities see integration and Cohesion. During the trip they explored cultures & beliefs of other young people and had the opportunity to discuss the public’s and partners views on how integration and... Read more »

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Strong Sisters head to Manchester

Blackburn Youth Zone are currently running a 12-month project exploring Blackburn’s rich history of influential women. The Strong Sisters project is engaging members of Blackburn Youth Zone’s Girls Group who are researching the strong and rich heritage of women from Blackburn with Darwen and further afield with the aim of inspiring them to follow their... Read more »

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Reel Cinema Joins Blackburn Youth Zone Patron Network

We are extremely pleased to announce that Reel Cinema has pledged its support to Blackburn Youth Zone by becoming a Gold Patron. Reel Cinema is a chain of multiplex cinemas based in the United Kingdom. The development of the Blackburn cinema is scheduled to open in Easter 2020 in Blackburn town centre. Reel Cinema is... Read more »

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Volunteer of the month – Yaseen Choglay

The Volunteer of the Month this month is Yaseen Choglay   Yaseen started off on placement and has stayed on as a volunteer.    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 behaviour management and challenging/addressing any... Read more »

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World-Leading Creatives Head to The National Festival of Making Talks

World-Leading Creatives Head to The National Festival of Making Talks Fri 14 – Sun 16 June 2019 FREE Blackburn, Lancashire (Various Town Centre Locations) Some of the most recognisable names in fashion, design and art will sit alongside the British creative, arts and manufacturing industries’ brave, new innovators in a series of FREE talks and... Read more »

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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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