Press Releases

First Aid award for long-serving lollipop lady

Dec 18, 2013 14:16 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A Rochdale Borough Council lollipop lady who has helped three generations of schoolchildren to safely cross the area’s roads has been honoured by St John Ambulance for her 20 years dedicated first aid support.

Oct 29, 2013 15:37 GMT Aspire Active mother of two, Joanne Rayment recently qualified as a fitness instructor through the multi-award winning InstructAbility Programme. Joanne is one of many newly qualified disabled fitness instructors who are proving that disability is no barrier to a career in the fitness industry.

Disabled fitness instructors show their skills to Harrow Mayor

Oct 28, 2013 10:34 GMT Aspire The Mayor of Harrow, Councillor Nana Asante, visited Aspire National Training Centre (ANTC) on Friday to learn more about inclusive fitness and the award winning InstructAbility programme.

NHS leaders can learn from top athletes, says Roger Black

Oct 28, 2013 10:00 GMT Finegreen

Aspire and Sanctuary Housing launch a new accessible temporary home for people with Spinal Cord Injury in Aylesbury

Oct 22, 2013 16:06 BST Aspire Aspire, a leading charity supporting people paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be launching a new Aspire House in Aylesbury in partnership with Sanctuary Housing, a national provider of general rented, market rented, sheltered and home ownership accommodation, on Friday 25th October 2013 at 11.00am.


Oct 22, 2013 10:00 BST Finegreen

Flour Power

Oct 16, 2013 10:37 BST Rochdale Borough Council From 2pm to 4.30pm, on Monday 21 October, Balderstone Library, is hosting a coffee and cake afternoon as part of the Great Pink Bake Off to raise vital funds for Breakthrough Breast Cancer - the UK’s leading charity dedicated to stopping women dying from breast cancer.

Multi-award winning disabled fitness instructor programme at Stoke Mandeville

Oct 09, 2013 14:27 BST Aspire A previous patient at Stoke Mandeville Hospital has become a successful fitness instructor and now there is an opportunity for other unemployed, disabled people to follow in his path. InstructAbility graduate, John Smith, was inspired to become a fitness instructor so he could help other people who have gone through traumatic injury to find a positive way forward.

Free event to mark World Mental Health Day

Oct 03, 2013 15:40 BST Rochdale Borough Council Removing the stigma around mental health will be the aim of a special event in Rochdale town centre next week.

Sep 06, 2013 09:22 BST Aspire Aspire, a leading charity supporting people paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be launching an Aspire house in Middlesbrough in partnership with Habinteg Housing Association, on Friday 27th September 2013 at 10.00am.