Monthly Archives: December 2019

In the her last blog of the year CEO Anna Lunts reflects on the season of goodwill

In the her last blog of the year CEO Anna Lunts reflects on the season of goodwill


Christmas can be a difficult time of the year for many reasons. This year the run up to the festive season has been marked by a mid-December election which has exposed the political divisions across our country. Speaking in Tony Blair’s former constituency of Sedgefield in County Durham last Saturday,…

Sergio Aguero’s boots kick start football fundraising at the Butler’s Arms

Sergio Aguero’s boots kick start football fundraising at the Butler’s Arms


The Creative Support Social Inclusion Football League held a huge charity raffle this week with Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero’s boots as top prize. Players, friends, family, supporters and sponsors of the League gathered at the Butler’s Arms in Pleasington for the prize draw on Thursday (December 12) which has…

Creative Support joins the green revolution with cash grants for gardening projects

Creative Support joins the green revolution with cash grants for gardening projects


          Creative Support has opened a new programme of grants focusing on gardening to support ground-breaking projects across the country. Over the last year initiatives like ‘Green Goals’ and the Sunflower Challenge have been a great success. Now the organisation is looking to encourage even more…

Creative Support celebrates another year of amazing achievements

Creative Support celebrates another year of amazing achievements


Around two hundred Creative Support staff, volunteers, tenants and service users gathered at the McDonald Hotel in Manchester this week (Wednesday 4 December) for a glittering awards ceremony. The annual event marks the outstanding achievements of people supported by Creative Support along with staff, tenants and volunteers. The gala got…

Creative Support gardening group plants wildlife haven

Creative Support gardening group plants wildlife haven


Members of the gardening group at Sunny Bank in Burnley have been taking part in a national scheme to re-introduce hedging. Earlier this year the group began transforming a patch of lawn into a vegetable garden. Now, with the help of the Woodland Trust, they’ve started planting a hedge, made…