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Aspire and World Human Rights Day

Aspire and World Human Rights Day

Dec 04, 2013 08:00 GMT

10th December will mark 65 years since the United Nations General Assembly's adoption a...

Keeping the flame alive - Aspire Campaigns Blog

Keeping the flame alive - Aspire Campaigns Blog

Nov 19, 2013 10:40 GMT

Yesterday, a House of Lords select Committee published a report on the legacy of the Ol...

The failings of the Work Capability Assessment; who is to blame?

The failings of the Work Capability Assessment; who is to blame?

Aug 09, 2013 12:32 BST

The last two weeks have not seen the best headlines for Atos healthcare, the company th...

Nursing care in hospitals

Nursing care in hospitals

Aug 02, 2013 17:05 BST

There was a lot of publicity recently around the Keogh Review, which looked into the qu...

The case for a cumulative impact assessment of Government changes affecting disabled people

The case for a cumulative impact assessment of Government changes affecting disabled people

Jul 12, 2013 17:05 BST

This week the House of Commons debated a motion calling for a cumulative impact assessm...

Aspire response to Spending Round

Aspire response to Spending Round

Jun 28, 2013 14:48 BST

Wednesday 26th June saw the announcement of the Government’s Spending Round which outli...

A review of 'Final Touchdown' by John Lambert

Jan 10, 2013 15:24 GMT

John Lambert sustained a spinal cord injury in 1981 when he was in a motorcycle acciden...

28 hours, torrential rain and 62 miles across the South Downs- Heroic stuff!

28 hours, torrential rain and 62 miles across the South Downs- Heroic stuff!

Jul 19, 2012 09:38 BST

Congratulations to Vi and Hilary who completed the Oxfam Trailwalker at the weekend wal...

Meet Sheikh and read how Aspire helped fund rollers for his racing chair!

Meet Sheikh and read how Aspire helped fund rollers for his racing chair!

Mar 12, 2012 13:44 GMT

My name is Sheikh and I have recently been funded £895 from Aspire Grants to buy roller...