May is Older Person’s Month at Creative Support. In celebration of our older person’s services, we held several events across the country, including a plant potting party at our Elkin Court service in Partington, Greater Manchester. Many of our services also held or participated in events to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday, including Birch Court […]


April was Autism Month here at Creative Support. We marked the occasion by releasing our short film 7 Autism Stereotypes, in which our autistic service users David, Matthew and Dan, discuss seven common autism myths. The stereotypes we covered are: 1. People with autism can’t deal with social situations 2. People with autism all behave […]


Tony is a regular contributor to our Creative Life magazine. Every week, he hosts Tony’s Time Machine on LDOK, an inclusive online radio station. In this blog post, he tells us about his experience over the last two years. January 2014 – After short trial runs of 1 hour per month, Tony’s Time Machine was […]


In this post, James shows us some of his latest art work. Thanks for sharing James! I got lots of ideas for painting from the artist Jackson Pollock. I go to an art class in Chorley, where I make amazing masterpieces! I call myself the Amazing Firecracker because “I’m on fire!” This painting is a […]


In this post, guest blogger Emma Bennett shares some great tips for planning a disability-friendly ‘staycation’, including some of her favourite UK holiday destinations! 

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Bond Forever


In this post, James tells us about his Bond collection – and gives some great advice on where to pick up some good bargains! When I went into Chorley to have a look around the shops, something caught my eye as I walked past a charity shop. I had to go and get it. It was […]


New Forest Spectrum is the first music festival in England exclusively for people with learning disabilities and their families and carers. If three days of live bands, theatre shows, dancing and activities such as circus school and camping sound like fun to you, then make sure to check out this event! New Forest Spectrum takes place in Lyndhurst […]


In this post, James returns to tell us about another one of his hobbies – collecting autographs from the stars of EastEnders. Check out James’ collection below!  I love watching soaps, such as Eastenders, Hollyoaks, Emmerdale and Coronation Street. I like the actors, actresses, the gossip they do and they’re easy to watch. I have a hobby of […]


In this post, our service user James shares some of his favourite locations for going on nature walks in Chorley! My name is James and I live in Chorley. I would like to tell you some things about Chorley. I go out on support and enjoy nature walks, canal walks and local parks. There is a […]


Press Release: International Women’s Day 2015 Event For all press enquiries, please call Hiba Dajani on 0161 236 0829 or email hiba.dajani@creativesupport.co.uk


Every year, International Women’s Day recognises the achievements of women, and celebrates how far we have come in terms of equality. The theme for Women’s Day this year is ‘Make it Happen’- a call to further advance the position of women and girls and to recognise their many contributions to society. So, in the run-up […]