Press Releases

Brian Carlin’s 12 hour spinathon raises over £3,000

Apr 30, 2014 16:13 BST Aspire Brian Carlin, CEO of Aspire, the national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, successfully completed his 12 hour spinathon yesterday, raising over £3,000 for the charity.

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.

Apr 01, 2014 16:58 BST Worth-It Projects Worth-it Projects will be holding their Wellbeing Celebration Event at Loughborough Town Hall on 21/05/2014. The whole event will be host to the launch of The Worth-it Guide, a positive thinking self-help booklet created by young people, for young people. The whole event will showcase how The Worth-it Guide benefits vulnerable young people and the impact of positive psychology coaching.

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.

Increase in young people living at home across EU since onset of economic crisis

Mar 25, 2014 08:30 GMT Eurofound The number of young people living at home with their parents across Europe has increased from 44% to 48% between 2007 and 2011, according to new research by Eurofound. The ‘Social situation of young people in Europe’, presented to policymakers in Dublin today, offer comparative insight across EU Member States of the social situation of youth in Europe and evolving trends.

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.