Press Releases

Aspire and Places for People launch a new accessible temporary home for people with Spinal Cord Injury in Newcastle

Jul 31, 2013 15:07 BST Aspire Aspire, a leading charity supporting people paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be launching the first Aspire house in Newcastle in partnership with Places for People, one of the largest property management, development and regeneration companies in the UK, on Friday 2nd August 2013 at 10.45am.

Jul 09, 2013 11:45 BST Traditional Summer Materials such as cream cotton are not as effective in keeping the sun from our skin as knitted polyester and lycra according to a study from the Department of Health.

Jul 01, 2013 09:59 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A report released by the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network shows that more than 630,000 NHS patients in England took part in clinical research studies last year.

John has become one of Surrey’s first disabled fitness instructors through Paralympic legacy programme

Jun 25, 2013 10:48 BST Aspire John Parfitt from Cobham has a spinal cord injury which he sustained in a car accident and has left him a full time wheelchair user. However, John is proving that this is no barrier to a successful career in the fitness industry and now there is an opportunity for other unemployed, disabled people to follow in his path.

Find out the simple steps to prevent falls

Jun 12, 2013 11:57 BST Bury Council Adult Care Connect and Direct are taking part and raising awareness during Falls Prevention week, with a special event on Thursday 20 June, 2pm-4pm in the Green Room at Connect and Direct.

Health and social care join forces to give health and wellbeing a boost

Jun 10, 2013 09:45 BST Bury Council HEALTH and social care teams have joined forces to improve the quality of life of people with long term health conditions.

Introducing Fifty Shades of Grey - The Official Sensual Care Collection

Jun 03, 2013 10:29 BST Lovehoney Take a bath with Christian Grey! Lovehoney, the world's leading sex toy retailer, launches official Fifty Shades of Grey pharmacy range of oils and lubricants - the only range approved by the trilogy's author E L James.

Roo are going bald again, Wayne

May 23, 2013 13:28 BST Crown Cosma Clinic Britain's top hair loss expert says England star needs a second hair transplant

Does a high IQ equal a high sex drive? Cambridge University tops sales at Lovehoney

May 22, 2013 13:51 BST Lovehoney Oxbridge colleges top university league table of sex toys sales from Lovehoney

Adam has become one of Romford’s first disabled fitness instructors through pioneering charity programme

May 21, 2013 11:05 BST Aspire Adam Hollick has a spinal cord injury which has left him with reduced sensation and muscle strength but he is proving that this is no barrier to a successful career in the fitness industry. After completing a voluntary work placement, he is now a paid fitness instructor at the YMCA gym in Romford. Adam was offered free training through the InstructAbility programme.