Press Releases

Aspire receives responses from London Mayoral candidates on Wheelchair Accessible Housing

May 02, 2012 11:30 BST Aspire Aspire has received responses from three candidates following our briefing that was sent to all candidates for the Mayoral election about wheelchair accessible housing in London.

Aspire Housing is shortlisted for prestigious UK Housing Awards 2012

May 01, 2012 11:49 BST Aspire Hot on the heels of our evening at Speaker’s House, and the preparation of not one, but two new Aspire Houses, comes the news that we’ve been shortlisted in the UK Housing Awards 2012.


Apr 24, 2012 11:50 BST Allergy UK Allergy UK reveals how having five a day can cause havoc for hay fever sufferers

"Care homes must recruit staff with emotional intelligence!" Cries Amanda Waring, in reaction to shocking BBC Panorama programme broadcast on Monday the 23rd of April

Apr 24, 2012 11:29 BST Amanda Waring Amanda Waring, award winning filmmaker and founder of the Governments Dignity Board was both shocked and saddened to watch undercover footage within the Panorama documentary on the evening of Monday the 23rd of April, with its all to familiar story. Amanda's mother also suffered at the hands of an uncaring and compassion lacking care provider, compelling her to want to make a difference.

Hole-free Swiss cheese wins the  2012 FreeFrom Food Awards!!

Apr 20, 2012 00:56 BST CloseUp PR. FreeFrom Food Awards is the industry's only award for excellence for freefrom food – raising the profile of freefrom within the industry and with the consumer. The 2012 awards were presented by Antony Worrall Thompson at the 5th annual FreeFrom Food Awards party on 17th April 2012 at the Museum of London in Docklands, London.

Award winning filmmaker champions launch of West Sussex Dignity Network

Apr 17, 2012 11:06 BST Amanda Waring A community centre in the heart of rural West Sussex played host to the launch of the new West Sussex Dignity in Care Network on Monday. Applause, agreements and actions sounded throughout the Billingshurst venue as Amanda Waring, award winning filmmaker and co-founder of the Governments Dignity Board, kick started the day's activities for the 100 plus Dignity Champions that were in attendance.

"You can teach people compassion!" Cries Amanda Waring, Elder Care Campaigner

Mar 27, 2012 16:03 BST Amanda Waring The award winning film maker reacts to today's press coverage about the lack of compassionate care amongst care staff, as an all too familiar sounding story. The originator of the Governments Dignity Board wants David Cameron to be made aware that compassion can be taught amongst caring staff and see just how it can be done.

Joe Gilbert carries the Torch for the London Olympics and Aspire!

Mar 20, 2012 10:58 GMT Aspire Aspire’s very own Joe Gilbert, Maintenance Manager, has been selected as a London 2012 Olympic Torchbearer. Joe was nominated by Director of Operations Tasha Webster for his commitment to wheelchair basketball

2011: A broken back. 2012: Fighting back. A 220 mile run in 8 days.

Mar 16, 2012 12:39 GMT Aspire In 2011 Vicky narrowly avoided a spinal cord injury when she was hit by a falling rock whilst rock climbing in Patagonia. She was really lucky to survive. Now she and her friend Anna are running 202 miles in 8 days to raise funds for people with spinal cord injury who were not so lucky.

Aspire Research on Continuing Healthcare

Mar 15, 2012 10:40 GMT Aspire Aspire has undertaken research looking into continued healthcare provision for people with Spinal Cord Injury and disabled people.