Crown Paints renews support for pioneering Youth Zone Programme

  • 14 Apr 2015

Blackburn Youth Zone Programme

Crown Paints has renewed its support for Blackburn Youth Zone

At the heart of the charity’s work is Blackburn Youth Zone, providing a positively-charged environment to transform the prospects for eight to 18 years old in the area.

  • open 365 days a year, seven days a week
  • offers up to 20 activities each session
  • activities include video production, archery, dance, music, sport and drama
  • more than 100,000 visits since 2012
  • 25 per cent of the local youth population have joined the centre

Crown Paints, which has its headquarters in Darwen, Lancashire, is one of a series of partners within the local business community, along with Blackburn with Darwen Council, who have supported the charity.

Peter Little, Chief Executive of Blackburn Youth Zone: “Crown Paints has been a significant and dedicated supporter of our charity from the beginning and we are delighted they have chosen to continue backing us. It is clear that Crown Paints genuinely does care about the community and we are very proud to remain one of their supported partners.”

Graham Haworth of Crown Paints: “Blackburn Youth Zone is a superb facility, which is equipping young people with life skills, increased confidence and independence, which in turn helps regenerate the local area and economy. It provides a positive focus to channel the energy and creativity of young people and we are very pleased to continue our relationship with such a great cause.”

Crown Trade,
PO Box 37,
Hollins Road,
Darwen,
BB3 0BG,
United Kingdom,

Phone 0330 0240310
Fax 01254 774414

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