Press Releases

InstructAbility graduates to support spinal injury patients to get active

Jan 28, 2014 09:36 GMT Aspire The spinal injury charity, Aspire, celebrates as WheelPower appoints InstructAbility graduates as Physical Activity Advisors at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre in Salisbury and The London Spinal Injuries Centre in Stanmore.

Eye cancer teen officially re-opens Vision Express Redditch

Jan 08, 2014 11:00 GMT Vision Express A teenage survivor of a rare type of eye cancer was welcomed at Vision Express Redditch on Saturday 4th January - to officially re-open the store following a major refurbishment. 13-year-old William Randall, from Bromsgrove, lost an eye to an eye cancer called retinoblastoma when he was a baby.

New accessible temporary home for people with Spinal Cord Injury in Chatham

Dec 19, 2013 08:45 GMT Aspire Aspire, a leading charity supporting people paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be launching a new Aspire house in Chatham in partnership with Southern Housing Group, one of southern England's largest housing associations, owning and managing 26,000 homes for more than 66,000 residents, on Friday 10th January 2013 at 2.00pm.

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.

PROFESSOR STEVE BARNETT NAMED AS FIRST FINEGREEN CHAIRMAN

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.