Press Releases

Brian Carlin, CEO of Aspire, to attempt 12 hour spinathon

Apr 17, 2014 17:44 BST Aspire Brian Carlin, CEO of Aspire, the national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be celebrating his 16 years at Aspire by attempting a 12 hour spinathon. The event, known as “Brian’s Magic 12 Hour Spinathon”, will be held in aid of Aspire on Tuesday 29th April from 6:30am at the Aspire National Training Centre in Stanmore.

Apr 15, 2014 22:53 BST Keltic Clothing The newest music video for Laura Whidden, singer and songwriter, will premiere to fans at "There Is A Place For You," an event dedicated to providing support for those struggling with emotional health issues.

Apr 15, 2014 12:08 BST Aspire Aspire, a national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will launch a new Aspire House on Thursday 17th April at 1pm in Northampton, in partnership with emh homes. The house will be officially opened by Brian Binley MP.

Menter gydweithredol y gweithwyr yn prynu Caffi poblogaidd yn yr Wyddgrug

Apr 15, 2014 08:01 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Mae menter gydweithredol o saith o weithwyr caffi wedi prynu’r Caffi Florence poblogaidd ym Mharc Gwledig Loggerheads gan ei berchennog. Penderfynodd aelodau’r fenter gydweithredol fanteisio ar y cyfle i brynu’r busnes arobryn pan benderfynodd y perchennog blaenorol adael y busnes.

Worker co-operative buys out popular Mold Café

Apr 15, 2014 08:00 BST Wales Co-operative Centre A co-operative of seven café employees has purchased the popular Caffi Florence in Loggerheads Country Park from its owner. The members of the co-operative decided to take advantage of the opportunity of purchasing the award winning business when its previous owner decided to step away from the business.

Disabled fitness instructor supports disabled groups to get active

Apr 14, 2014 16:07 BST Aspire Successive volunteer, Patrick Mahaffey from Harrow, qualified as a fitness instructor through the multi-award winning InstructAbility Programme. Patrick is one of many newly qualified disabled fitness instructors who are proving that disability is no barrier to a career in the fitness industry.

Manchester crowned king of North West entrepreneurs

Apr 14, 2014 15:59 BST Virgin Trains Student entrepreneurs from across the North West have been given a valuable opportunity to pitch to top marketing executives and agencies, thanks to Virgin Trains.

Royal Air Force recognised as ‘winning for women’

Apr 14, 2014 12:28 BST RAF Careers The Royal Air Force has been recognised as leading the way on inclusion and progression of women in the workplace, after scooping two top accolades. The Service has been named as the winner of the Nationwide Inspiring the Workforce of the Future Award at the Opportunity Now Excellence in Practice Awards 2014, before also being named in The Times Newspaper's Top 50 Employers for Women 2014.

Welsh Government Digital Inclusion Programme helps ‘harder to reach’ groups get online   /    Rhaglen Cynhwysiant Digidol Llywodraeth Cymru’n helpu grwpiau ‘anoddach eu cyrraedd’ i fynd ar-lein

Apr 14, 2014 07:33 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s Digital Inclusion initiative has supported the creation of three pan-Wales pilot projects which aim to provide ICT support to some of the groups least likely to participate in sessions. The projects will support Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; care leavers and young people at risk of offending; and people at risk of homelessness.