Blog

Read inspiring blogs from people with a spinal cord injury and their family members – as well as Back Up volunteers, supporters and staff members. If you would like to write a blog about your experiences, please email our communications team.

Back Up welcomed Damian Riley as new Chair of Trustees

We’re delighted to announce that Damian Riley took over as our Chair of Trustees on ...

Alan’s story: The London Marathon

We recently spoke to Alan, who took on the London Marathon and raised ...

Kevin’s story: Helping others live independently after spinal cord injury

Meet Kevin:  A keen cosplayer  Enjoys photography   ...

Josie’s story

Josie was nine when her 22-year-old brother Tom sustained a high-level spinal cord injury in ...

Sarah London Marathon

Meet Team Back Up: 2024 TCS London Marathon

The 2024 TCS London Marathon takes place on Sunday 21 April 2024. We are so ...

A picture of Alan in his wheelchair with a secondimage overlaid featuring Alan and Wheelchair athlete David Weir

Meet our team: 2024 TCS London Marathon

The 2024 TCS London Marathon takes place on Sunday 21 April 2024. We are so ...

Back Up awarded £401,399 of National Lottery funding to support people with spinal cord injury across Wales

Back Up is celebrating being awarded £401,339 over a three year period from The ...

Rae’s story: Paying it forward

Meet Rae  Loves go karting and racing  Life coach and ...

Bobby and Amy: Mental wellbeing support for children with a spinal cord injury

Meet Bobby and his family:Bobby loves playing wheelchair basketball as well as video games ...

Peter’s story: Mobility and work after spinal cord injury

Meet Peter:  Formerly a farmer, now works as a rural business advisor Loves ...