20th Anniversary


To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, Creative Support projects in Wolverhampton held a week long exhibition of service users’ artworks in November. The pop up gallery was set up in an empty unit in the Mander shopping precinct in Wolverhampton city centre to make it accessible to all. A shop that had last been filled with […]


To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we asked service users and staff to nominate service users who they thought deserved special recognition for their achievements. The winners, chosen by a panel of service users and staff are: Community Champion Winner: Gerry Burke Gerry is amazing! He organises service user meetings and activities; produces a regular newsletter […]


On Wednesday 27th October, 450 service users, staff and stakeholders celebrated Creative Support’s 20th Anniversary at a gala Awards Ceremony at the Palace Hotel in Manchester. We were pleased to welcome the Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor Mark Hackett, who presented trophies to the winners of the Creativity Competitions. Guests were treated to musical entertainment […]


The Sandy Lane project in Accrington held an open day in September to jointly celebrate Creative Support’s 20th Anniversary and the successful transformation of the their garden from a blank lawned space to a wonderful and productive retreat with raised vegetable beds and a beautiful summer house! All this was accomplished through the hard work […]


Service users and staff in our Stoke services polished up their spurrs, dusted off their cowboy hats and put feathers in their hair to celebrate Creative Support’s 20th Anniversary Western style!


As part of Creative Support’s 20th Anniversary celebrations, September was designated a special Service User Involvement Month with projects and services encouraged to put on special events and activities for all! Photos and reports are still coming in and these will be put on the website seperately, but in the meantime, below are a selection […]


The Macclesfield Canal opened in 1831 and was one of the last canals to be built in Britain. The Macclesfield Canal is 26 miles long and has 13 locks, the canal runs between Marple and Hall Green near Kidsgrove and passes through Bollington, Macclesfield and Congleton. On the 22nd September, service users and staff from […]


On Friday 20th August, nearly 200 staff members, service users and their families and friends arrived in their splendour at the Wallsend Memorial Hall for the North East services’ Summer Ball! Thanks to the great efforts of the team of staff and service users from Beardall Court who made the table decorations, put together the […]


The deadline for the 20th Celebrations creativity competitions has been extended to Monday September 20th, so that projects can enter some of the creations made as part of Service User Involvement Month. You don’t have to be artistic, there are 5 different competitions so that everyone can participate; these are: Arts and crafts – from […]


On Saturday 5th June this year, twenty eight teams from Creative Support projects around the country travelled to the Powerleague Soccerdome in Trafford to battle it out on the pitches. It was the hottest day of the year so far and all those who went will confirm that it was like a sauna inside the […]


Our 20th Anniversary celebrations kicked off at the 5 a side football tournament earlier this month and the ball is now well and truly rolling! Award nominations for the service user, staff and other stakeholder awards are coming into head office at a good rate. If you haven’t nominated anyone yet then download the nomination […]


To help mark our 20th year of providing support services, Creative Support is running a national competition under the theme: Opportunity, Choice and Wellbeing! The competition is open to all service users. To enable as many people as possible to enter, there are 5 categories: Art and crafts (e.g. paintings, pottery, embroidery) Performance arts (e.g. […]


This year Creative Support reaches it’s 20th year of supporting people to enjoy their lives and reach their full potential! To celebrate this we are making September a special Service User Involvement Month featuring activities and events chosen and led by service users throughout the country, with a celebration finale in Manchester in October. We […]