Young People Prepare for Youth Zone Entrepreneur Event

Young People Prepare for Youth Zone Entrepreneur Event Young People at Blackburn Youth Zone have been taking part in mentoring sessions delivered by local businesses in preparation for a special competition aimed at encouraging the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Blackburn Youth Zone has partnered with SoupOTG to deliver a youth-led version of their popular event format... Read more »

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Beth wins volunteer of the month

We are so pleased to present Beth our sports volunteer with Februarys volunteer of the month.  Beth is always reliable, on time and committed to all sessions. She comes in to all sessions with a friendly and welcoming manner and has built up a good rapport with both staff and young people alike. Beth will... Read more »

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Parents- WE NEED YOU!!

Blackburn Youth Zone are creating our very first parent steering group.  We are looking for parents to join our parent steering group, to have a parent voice on all things BYZ. Please send a letter of interest explaining why you would like to be part of the group, Any skillset you feel would be beneficial... Read more »

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Taylors Solicitors raises £450 for BYZ Christmas Jumper Day

Taylors Solicitors supported BYZ Christmas Jumper Day  Taylors Solicitors got into the Christmas spirit and raised £450 for Blackburn Youth Zone. Taylors Solicitors took part in the ‘Make Thing Better, Wear A Sweater’ day #festivefeed2018 Over the two offices in Blackburn and Manchester they raised £450 — this will help feed 10 struggling families over the... Read more »

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£40,000 raised through Christmas Campaign

Following Blackburn Youth Zone participation in the Big Give Christmas Campaign 2018, we are pleased to announce we have exceeded our target of £40,000 to support the Blackburn in Action project. All donations will go towards our ‘Blackburn in Action’ project, which will provide opportunities for young people and the wider community to participate in... Read more »

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Family & friends join in with the festive fun

On 2nd December we had our annual Christmas Family Fun Day, which was bigger and better than ever! There were over 200 young people, family, friends and members of the community all joining us to take part in the festive fun. On the day we were joined by the scouts organisation, girl guides, the autistic... Read more »

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Young Leaders experience a range of different religions and cultures

A group of our Young Leaders had a fantastic time going on an Interfaith trip around Blackburn and visiting different religious sites. During the day we were invited to visit Blackburn Buddhist centre, Madina Mosque  and Blackburn Cathedral. Throughout this they learnt about the importance of understanding and respecting Diversity with our BWD community and... Read more »

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SoupOTG Crowdfunding project launches at Blackburn Youth Zone

Young SoupOTG Crowdfunding Launch – Blackburn A community “Dragons Den” style scheme for youth-led social projects Wednesday 28 November 19.15-20.30 SoupOnTheGo provides individuals, community groups, charities and local causes with an opportunity to receive funding for community causes and start-up projects. —————– SoupOTG is a community crowdfunding project that is coming to Blackburn Youth Zone.... Read more »

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Vote for Blackburn Youth Zone 

vote for Blackburn Youth Zone  Blackburn Youth Zone is in all Blackburn Tescos for the ‘bags of help’ scheme throughout November and December. You can support Blackburn Youth Zone by voting for us to receive funding to help provide inclusive, fun arts, to help disabled young people express themselves creatively, make new friends and develop skills. ... Read more »

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The 2BR Christmas Toy Appeal is back and BYZ is a drop off point

Blackburn Youth Zone is a drop-off point for 2BR and 24 Laundromat Christmas Toy Appeal This year 2BR have teamed up with our friends at 24 Laundromat to bring a smile to children across Lancashire who may find themselves without presents to open on Christmas Day! Donations made will be shared between Blackburn Youth Zone and another children’s charity... Read more »

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