News

Read the latest news stories from Back Up and the world of spinal cord injury.

Our former trustee Matt King OBE

A tribute to our former trustee, Matt King OBE

We were devastated to hear the news of former trustee, volunteer and friend of ...

Amersham Rotary Club raised an amazing £3000 for our vital services.

Back Up Champion – Amersham Rotary Club

We're delighted to announce this month's Back Up Champion, Amersham Rotary Club, who raised an ...

Michelle, an expert in spinal cord injury and sex, back wheel balancing.

Spinal cord injury and sex: Common questions answered

After spinal cord injury, sex and intimacy can be a major worry. It can feel ...

Cerith, a volunteer mentor, with his son

Cerith’s story: supporting people affected by spinal cord injury as a Back Up mentor

We spoke to Cerith, a Back Up volunteer mentor, about how he helps us transform ...

a wheelchair user practicing a back wheel balance. "What Next?" can help you live well after spinal cord injury.

Introducing “What Next?” – a course for people who have newly sustained a spinal cord injury.

We are pleased to announce "What Next?" - an entirely online Back Up course ...

Shirley’s story: Crafting for Back Up

Read on for a blog from Shirley, who is selling her crafting projects to ...

Bel, a young powerchair user with a high level spinal cord injury

Bel’s story: Living with a high level spinal cord injury

Bel, 19, was just eight years old when she sustained a high level spinal cord ...

Our year in review - our CEO Abigail Lock at our Front Row fashion show

2020 – Our year in review

Our CEO, Abigail Lock, looks back on the past year... In February 2021, I will have ...

Tess, who we interviewed for our impact report, using a ski kart in sweden

Back Up impact report 2020: Tess’s story

Read Tess's story from our 2020 impact report and learn how our ski course helped ...

Terry, a wheelchair user, and his partner. Read on for his 2020 impact report story.

Back Up impact report 2020: Terry’s story

For our 2020 impact report we interviewed Terry. He told us about how our mentoring ...