The Creative Space Studio, a Clarence Mill Office Space tenant wins The Community Award. You can read the full interview below.
What award did you win?
The Community Award which is part of the Macclesfield and Wilmslow Business Awards 2012 https://www.mandwawards.co.uk/mandw/winners
What did you have to do to win the award?
The Creative Space Studio was nominated by Bollington residents, other businesses and organisations as they recognised how hardworking and determined she was to work with and help the local community working with a range of social groups as well as being involved in many schools around the North West.
Background to business:
The Creative Space Studio offers creative education with a therapeutic basis and is a multi award winning company, winning 4 awards in the past six years: Manchester City Council Award for Valued Service to Education 1996-2007, 2008 Take a Break Neighbourhood Tycoon Award, 2009 Enterprise Award with the Manchester Business School and now to add to her growing collecting Debra won the 2012 Macclesfield and Wilmslow Business Award.
Goals for the future:
The main goal for Debra is to find businesses to help sponsor her with CSR support so she is able to use her knowledge and understanding to help a range of different social groups in the community or for local groups in receipt of funding to use her expertise.
Debra is based at Clarence Mill Office Space in Macclesfield, a sister mill to Adelphi. Here she would love for her current studio to develop as an art gallery, to present her own work and that of local artists. Debra says “Moving so close to Cafe Waterside, Kellico Furniture and The Weave being, I hope to work in collaboration with these quality retailers by offering complimentary items for sale which will bring more people to Waterside Studios at Clarence Mill”
Any other information:
The Creative Space Studio has been previously commissioned by many large clients such as M&S (in partnership with Groundwork UK and Douglas Development Partnership) where she helped raise awareness of recycling during a large community/public art project, Macclesfield Town Football club and Peaks & Plains Housing Trust where she designed and project managed a 296 square foot community mosaic with 20 groups.
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