On Wednesday 10th July, Shawe Road held an open day for friends, families and local agencies. The service has recently been refurbished and the open day was a great opportunity to showcase the fantastic work that has been done at Shawe Road. Guests at the open day enjoyed a delicious buffet while DJ Errol entertained […]

National Smile Month, which began in May and continues until 20th June, is the UK’s largest campaign to promote oral health. The month gives people the opportunity to learn more about oral health and find out just why it is so important to their overall wellbeing. Brushing and flossing your teeth only takes a few […]

The latest winners of Creative Support’s staff awards have been announced! Terry from Warrington received the Employee of the Month prize for May. Lauren, who nominated him, said: “Terry joined the team in March. I am very pleased with the dedication terry has shown to his role within a short space of time. We have […]

Yesterday, Time to Change – a programme which aims to end discrimination faced by people with mental health problems – held a Meet the Media event for print journalists. The event – which took place on the same day as a deal to regulate the press was struck – aimed to challenge the myths and […]

The mornings are getting lighter, the sun is shining and it finally feels as though spring is just round the corner. Walking to work on a bright morning really puts me in a good mood for the day ahead – and I happily exchange smiles with strangers as I make my way to the office. […]

The results of the Wish Campaign 2012, run by the Manchester Evening News, have finally been announced – and Breakthrough has won a prize of £37.73! Late last year, the MEN asked readers to collect tokens which made up a share of a prize pot. Creative Support’s dedicated service users and staff collected a fantastic […]

The second season of the Creative Support and Blackburn Rovers Community Trust football league reached a thrilling climax as newcomers Wigan 1 claimed the title. Previous title winners Café Hub came second, with Wigan 2 in third place. Café Hub forward Callum Marsden topped the list of goalscorers with an impressive 44 strikes, closely followed […]



Carers Week

Carers Week 2012 is now underway from now until 24th June! This nationwide celebration is a chance for all of us to recognise the contribution made by unpaid carers to the people they care for and their communities. Sir David Jason OBE, one of many celebrity supporters of Carers Week, says: “I am very happy […]