Monthly Archives: February 2020

Charity match reaches fundraising goal

Charity match reaches fundraising goal


The Creative Support Social Inclusion first 11 hosted a charity match against AFC Yorkies from Hull last weekend (Sunday 16 February). The match ended in a hard fought 3-1 defeat for the home side but was a big win for local group Snowdrop Doula. The game, held at AFC Darwen’s…

Our CEO’s blog this week is inspired by LGBT+ History Month

Our CEO’s blog this week is inspired by LGBT+ History Month


A same-sex couple made history last week by becoming the first to marry in Northern Ireland following a long campaign to bring the Province in line with the rest of the UK. Robyn Peoples and Sharni Edwards were among hundreds of couples who registered to be married following a change…

Super-fit Amy scoops top award


Creative Support tenant Amy has won first prize in the latest Service Users Awards. Not only has Amy taken on a fitness regime which has helped her to lose three stone in weight but she has also learned a whole host of new skills. Amy, who lives in a supported…

Staff host morning of activities to mark LGBT+ History Month

Staff host morning of activities to mark LGBT+ History Month


                               Creative Support's LGBT+ Network will be hosting an event with quizzes, games, coffee and cake, to mark LGBT+ History Month. The History Month was established in 2003 following the abolition of Section 28 and staff…

Manchester and Stockport Recruitment Event


Are you looking for a new role in care? We are currently recruiting for both paid and voluntary roles within Manchester and the surrounding area and will be holding a Recruitment drop-in event on Thursday 13th February at our Creative Together Centre, located on Swan Street in Manchester City Centre.…

Tenants count down the weeks for holiday of a lifetime

Tenants count down the weeks for holiday of a lifetime


Four tenants from a supported living service in Grimsby have been planning a holiday abroad for over two years. Now they are counting down the weeks until June when they set sail from Southampton on a luxury cruise to Portugal and Spain. The tenants, who all have an acquired brain…

In her blog this week Creative Support’s CEO, Anna Lunts, congratulates staff award winners

In her blog this week Creative Support’s CEO, Anna Lunts, congratulates staff award winners


There are few things I enjoy more at Creative Support than going through our Achieve Q Award nominations. The awards recognise staff who are aspirational, compassionate, hardworking, inclusive, effective, value-based and empowering. We don’t often hand out gold awards but the dedication, commitment, resilience and sheer hard work of support…

Dedicated support workers earn gold award after rescuing ruined holiday


          Two support workers have been presented with Creative Support’s top staff award, Achieve Q Gold, after rescuing a holiday blighted by poor accommodation. Suzanne Burns and Gill Parker had been helping two of the people they support to plan a five-day break in Scotland for…

Paul celebrates 40th with £1,000 donation to Creative Space Centre

Paul celebrates 40th with £1,000 donation to Creative Space Centre


Paul Llevo has celebrated the big 4-0 by making a big donation to the Creative Space Centre. Paul’s family organised a birthday bash for him at Bamber Bridge Football Club with 150 guests, and he decided, rather than presents, he wanted donations to the multi-sensory centre, for his special birthday.…

Take part in our 2020 Photography Competition

Take part in our 2020 Photography Competition


This year we are launching our first Photography Competition here at Creative Support. We would like service users to send us the photos they are most proud of and each month we will choose a winner! Each Photographer of the Month will win a £10 'love2shop' voucher and feature on…