WYZ WEEKLY WOW! – We are #ProudToBe – Black History Month

In the UK, October is Black History Month, which is a whole month dedicated to celebrating, acknowledging and learning all aspects of black history. Black History Month originally began back in 1926 by African American scholar and historian, Carter G. Woodson, and has now developed into a globally recognized awareness month, focused on diversity, pride […]

A staggering £750,000 raised at the Michael Josephson MBE Ball

Michael Josephson’s Annual Ball was hailed a huge success after raising a jaw-dropping £750,000 for four charities including Variety North West, Teenage Cancer Trust, Oldham’s Mahdlo Youth Zone, and Wigan Youth Zone. Every year businessman Michael Josephson MBE hosts his charity ball with a star-studded line-up of performers which certainly lived up to its expectation […]

WYZ WEEKLY WOW! – Get a Job Student, Gets a Job!

Our get-a-job course is an eight-week programme that is aimed at helping young people aged 16-24 to progress into education or work. The course covers a variety of topics that are essential for success in the working world. Participants learn how to write CV’s, cover letters, and even gain extra qualifications such as first aid […]

Holiday Club 2021 – It’s the little moments that make big memories.

Summer Holiday Club may have come to an end, but the memories will last a life time. Although it has been such an extremely difficult couple of years, we certainly made up for it over the last 6 weeks! During the Summer Holidays, we recreated all those important events and holidays that we missed throughout […]

WYZ WEEKLY WOW – Pride, Party, Progress!

On Saturday 14th August, Wigan Youth Zone opened its doors for a night of pride-themed fun! Senior members were invited to attend the Youth Zone’s first major event since the pandemic restrictions began over 18 months ago. After almost two years of face masks, social distancing and constant hand sanitizing, the young people could finally […]

WYZ WEEKLY WOW – Pride celebrations return to Wigan Youth Zone this weekend

Pride celebrations return to Wigan Youth Zone this weekend! Wigan Youth Zone is hosting their first big event since lockdown – showcasing tolerance and diversity. This Saturday, Wigan Youth Zone will be throwing a Senior Pride After-Party, in addition to the festival-type events put on by Wigan Pride. The event is aimed at welcoming the […]