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 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.

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.

Le Mans Celebratory Dinner to be held in aid of Aspire and Hope for Tomorrow

Apr 07, 2014 12:09 BST Aspire On Thursday 29th May 2014 the charities Aspire and Hope for Tomorrow will be hosting a very special event, which will celebrate the Le Mans 24 Hour Race - the most famous endurance race in the world.

Freemasons donate £35,000 to Aspire

Mar 27, 2014 15:38 GMT Aspire Middlesex based charity Aspire will be presented with £35,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity by HRH Prince Michael of Kent on 3 April 2014 to upgrade their Assistive Technology Programme across the UK.

Mar 20, 2014 16:22 GMT 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 Friday 21st March, in partnership with the Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust. The house will be officially opened by Rt Hon John Bercow MP.

Aspire to hold its first annual Sports Quiz Dinner in Birmingham

Mar 19, 2014 14:17 GMT Aspire Aspire has added Birmingham as a location for its highly successful annual Sports Quiz Dinners in 2014 due to popular demand.

Rochdale Pilots First Ever Breathlessness Campaign

Feb 24, 2014 14:28 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Getting out of breath doing everyday activities, such as walking upstairs or getting dressed is the focus of a new health campaign by Public Health England which is being supported by Rochdale Borough Council and Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group.

InstructAbility graduates to support spinal injury patients to get active

Jan 28, 2014 09:36 GMT Aspire The spinal injury charity, Aspire, celebrates as WheelPower appoints InstructAbility graduates as Physical Activity Advisors at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre in Salisbury and The London Spinal Injuries Centre in Stanmore.

New accessible temporary home for people with Spinal Cord Injury in Chatham

Dec 19, 2013 08:45 GMT Aspire Aspire, a leading charity supporting people paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be launching a new Aspire house in Chatham in partnership with Southern Housing Group, one of southern England's largest housing associations, owning and managing 26,000 homes for more than 66,000 residents, on Friday 10th January 2013 at 2.00pm.