Press Releases

May 20, 2014 16:19 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network To mark International Clinical Trials Day and the start of Dementia Awareness Week, the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network has released figures which show recruitment into dementia studies has increased by 13% in the last 12 months.

May 20, 2014 10:44 BST Bury Council Information and advice on equipment to help with hearing loss is available on Monday 2 June from 2.30pm to 4pm.

Aspire calls on MEPs and candidates to commit to supporting the European Accessibility Act

May 15, 2014 16:43 BST Aspire On Global Accessibility Awareness Day and in the lead up to the European elections Aspire, a national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, is calling for all UK political parties to commit to supporting the European Accessibility Act.

“The Reluctant Heroes” photography exhibition to be held on Spinal Injuries Awareness Day at the Aspire National Training Centre

May 14, 2014 09:14 BST Aspire Loughborough University’s Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport is hosting a unique photography exhibition entitled “The Reluctant Heroes” on Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day, Friday 16th May. The guest speaker at the event will be former GB Paralympian Andy Barrow. It will be held at the Aspire National Training Centre in Stanmore and will be open to the public from 2pm to 4pm.

May 12, 2014 16:23 BST Aspire On FRIDAY 16TH MAY Spinal Injuries Together, a group of the UK’s five major Spinal Cord Injury charities, will be joining forces to raise awareness of the life-changing effects of a spinal cord injury.

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.

Residents invited to discuss local healthcare

Apr 22, 2014 16:55 BST Rochdale Borough Council NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group’s (HMR CCG) Governing Body will meet on Friday 16 May - and residents of Rochdale borough are invited to attend to discuss healthcare in the area.

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 17, 2014 05:26 BST News If you want to get rid of overweight then you need to choose right fat loss program. The fatlossfactors.org has introduced a new weight loss program called “Fat Loss Factor”.

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.