Achievements


Duncan and Adam completed the Three Peaks Challenge back in March and their story features in the upcoming Summer edition of Creative Life. You can read about their achievement in Duncan’s own words below. The idea behind the walk was to raise money for the tenants of Eden Vale where we work and our aim […]


Congratulations to Brian from Stockton-on-Tees, the winner of April’s Service User Achievement Award. He was nominated by Tracey, who said: “Brian has shown courage and bravery in going ahead with eye surgery. This was a huge achievement for Brian as he was reluctant to attend due to a fear of hospitals. The surgery will greatly […]


Michael from our outreach service in Leicestershire has been busy organising a monthly disco for local Creative Support service users. The disco, which runs on Thursday evenings once monthly, from 7pm until 9pm is organised and DJ’d by Michael. Held at the local community centre, Michael charges £4 a ticket which covers the cost of […]


Wigan has certainly been in the football spotlight recently. Underdogs Wigan Athletic FC beat 2011-2012 Premier League champions Manchester City to win the FA Cup then went on to be relegated from the top flight. And last Saturday, Wigan Soccerdome played host to the biggest date in the football calendar: Creative Support’s annual 5-a-side football […]


Congratulation’s to Rashpal from Leicester, the winner of this month’s Service User Achievement Award. He was nominated by Christine, who said: “Rashpal was nominated for this award in recognition of his achievements within the local community. He attends numerous groups and meetings, and he is a local representative for Mencap. This is a fantastic achievement, […]


Congratulation’s to John from Stockton-on-Tees, the winner of this month’s Service User Achievement Award. He was nominated by Brian, who said: “John is heading in the right direction to overcome his fear of attending medical appointments. This has been a big step for him, he has shown a great deal of courage and determination to […]


The latest winners of Creative Support’s staff awards have been announced! Jonathan from Leeds received the Employee of the Month prize for April. Simon, who nominated him, said: “Jonathan has developed an Excel spreadsheet that has many key service user documents in it. This allows you to type information into one document and automatically transfer this information into the relevant […]


Creative Support’s Client Finance Week is coming soon from 29th April – 3rd May 2013. During the week we’ll be highlighting important money matters in a series of helpful bulletins. We will also be holding an event and awards ceremony at the Mechanics Institute in Manchester on Thursday 2nd May. The day will be an […]


Congratulations to Lyn from Liverpool, the winner of January’s Service User Achievement Award. She was nominated by Hannah, who said: “Lyn has a very active life and completed a 53 mile bike ride from Liverpool to Chester and back in the summer. Lyn is an inspiration to anyone who feels that their disability may hold […]


Congratulation’s to Sarah from North Tyneside, the winner of this month’s Service User Achievement Award. She was nominated by Anna, who said: “In the past year, Sarah has achieved a huge amount. Twelve months ago she only travelled with others. Now she is now travelling completely independently by bus and tram. Sarah has also got […]


Congratulation’s to Zoe from Bury, the winner of this month’s Service User Achievement Award. She was nominated by Gill, who said: “I have supported Zoe for over 12 months now. She is unaware of what a talented, caring and giving person she is. She is a talented poet and I have recently encouraged her to […]


The latest winners of Creative Support’s staff awards have been announced! Linda from Middlesbrough received the Employee of the Month prize. Brian, who nominated her, said: “Linda always provides just the correct level of support each individual service user needs. If Creative Support can ensure at least one member of staff at each project follows […]


Congratulation’s to Stephen from Birmingham, the winner of this month’s Service User Achievement Award. He was nominated by Gemma, who said: “Since Stephen started volunteering at our café he has received fantastic comments about his cooking and his helpful and friendly manner. Stephen also helped to get the centre ready for launch day and is […]


Congratulation’s to Paul from Blackburn, the winner of this month’s Service User Achievement Award. He was nominated by Vanessa, who said: “Paul is a very thoughtful and a kind person. He does voluntary work at a cat sanctuary in Blackburn. He says that doing voluntary work is ‘like giving something back’. Paul has even adopted […]


Creative Support is pleased to announce the recent achievement of Investors in People Silver status. Our organisation is among only 2.8% of Investors in People organisations to achieve Silver Status. Ray Corry, Training & Development Manager said:   “We are delighted to have been awarded the Investors in People Silver Status which recognises our commitment […]


Creative Support has been shortlisted in the ‘Diverse Companies’ category at the National Diversity Awards 2012. We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts to promote equal opportunities throughout our organisation. Other nominees for the prize include Lancashire Constabulary, the Co-Operative Group and Blackburn and Darwen PCT. The awards ceremony takes place on […]


Congratulation’s to Carol from Hartlepool, the winner of this month’s Service User Achievement Award. She was nominated by Samantha, who said: “Carol has made a massive move forward in her life by building in confidence and pushing herself to access public transport alone. She now gets on the bus with no support for the first […]


As part of Customer Care Month in May, we gave you the opportunity to nominate your Customer Care Heroes. The winners will be announced soon, and until then, take a look at the full list of entries below. Stephen Wickes (nominated three times!!!), Middlesbrough – On hearing of our garden project, he wasted no time […]