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

Tracy, our office volunteer and February Back Up star

Back Up Star: Tracy

This month’s Back Up star is Tracy, one of our amazing office volunteers. After Tracy sustained ...

Alan and Sandra on their wedding day in 1969

Back Up Champions – Alan and Sandra

We’re especially pleased to present our ...

Tim and his family at the summit of mount snowdon after completing our Snowdon Push challenge

Taking on a challenge in memory of Tim

Last year, we wrote a tribute to Tim Scott – one of our most ...

George Robinson, a former Back Up service user, in Sex Education Season 2

Sex Education Season 2’s George Robinson talks about acting, intimacy, and spinal cord injury

As season two of Sex Education is released on Netflix we interviewed George Robinson, who ...

a wheelchair user tackling a hill with support from an assistant on one of our courses

Choosing an agency to provide your personal assistants

This article was sponsored by Total Community Care. We know that having the right care ...

This is Spinal Crap recording their podcast

This is Spinal Crap: Podcasting after spinal cord injury

After sustaining a spinal cord injury, having the right support is essential. That’s why six ...

Abigail Lock, our new CEO

CEO Update: Abigail Lock to start in February

Our new CEO Abigail Lock will be starting in February. She is stepping in to ...

Adrian posing by a wall with a bike

Adrian’s story: The Manchester Marathon

In 2016 Adrian was participating in a cycling challenge from Newcastle to London, riding with ...

Leading spinal cord injury charities unite to call for urgent action on care

Three of the UK’s leading spinal injuries charities have published “More than a number” ...

Kamari, this month's Back Up Star, on a woodland push on one of our multi activity courses

Back Up Star – Kamari

We’re excited to introduce our young volunteer Kamari as this month’s Back Up Star. After attending ...