Regular guest blogger Pete Baldwin presents ten tips for a healthy diet especially for Creative Support:   For more from Pete Baldwin please go to his website and follow him on Twitter.

Creative Support stood proud last weekend at the Manchester Pride festival! Pride is about raising awareness and celebrating the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community, and this year we did both! Only 46 years ago it was a criminal offence to be homosexual, but now many LGBT people are ‘out’ and their social visibility has […]

Our Bradford services are celebrating the creative talents of their clients with an exciting art exhibition today. The event is open to all at The Delius Arts and Cultural Centre from 3pm – 7.30pm. Over 40 pieces of art will be on display and one overall winner will be chosen. Look out for more news […]

Creative Support is looking for new members who share our aim to promote the independence, inclusion and well-being of people with support needs. Apart from current members of staff, anyone who shares these aims can apply to become a member – you could be a service user, a tenant, a carer of someone supported by […]

This time last year the Paralympics was in full swing; tears of joy were shed, records were broken and athletes basked in the glow of their gleaming medals. Paralympic fever grasped Britain and inspire they did. But when the last ball was kicked and the last length was swum, when the last medal was given […]

Service users and staff at Creative Support’s Brownley Road project plan and arrange themed events every month. They held a masquerade ball in June, a cowboys and indians BBQ in July and, most recently, a 1960s flower power party in August with live music from a member of Herman’s Hermits. The latest event was a […]

Congratulations to Jean from Manchester, the winner of June’s Service User Achievement Award. She was nominated by Julie, who said: “Jean has recently overcome her anxiety of calling different places such as housing associations to report repairs for herself, making a positive step towards improving her independence! Whatever she comes up against she is well known […]

Guest blogger Pete Baldwin writes: “Working with Creative Support at their annual football tournament in May was one of my highlights of the year. I had a blast going through some light exercises to warm the players up before the tournament got under way. I even enjoyed refereeing a few games. Who said being a […]

On Thursday 25th July Creative Support’s North East services held a sports day and summer fair. Over 180 service users and staff attended the event in Middlesbrough at Acklam Grange School. The event received funding from Creative Support and also worked in partnership with Tees Valley Sports in receiving a grant from the Community Games project. […]

Creative Support’s Policy Review Group gives our service users an opportunity to provide feedback on our rules and guidelines. Policy Review Group meetings will take place every three months in a different part of the country so that everyone can come. At each group, there will be a speaker who is an expert on the issues […]

The Courtyard Café has been shortlisted in the Third Sector Excellence Awards in the Best Start Up category! The Third Sector Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of UK-based voluntary organisations, registered charities, not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises and campaigning groups. The Awards aim to reward examples of outstanding campaigns, strategies, projects and performance, backed up by […]