Latest news and blogs

Read the latest news from Back Up to find out what we’re up to across the country. We also have a dedicated blog with amazing stories from people of all ages with a spinal cord injury and their families, as well as the volunteers, staff, professionals and fundraisers who support them.

For media enquiries, comment and interviews, please call 020 8875 1805 and ask to speak to Mark from the communications team.


Kevin speaking at Back Up Fest

Blog: Kevin’s story: Back Up Fest

I have always liked to set myself a challenge. I also like to learn new ...

Dan and his team taking on the Snowdon Push 2017

Blog: Dan’s story: The Snowdon Push

The Snowdon Push is Back Up’s most iconic fundraising challenge involving teams of up ...

Michelle volunteering as a buddy and smiling with a participant

Blog: Michelle’s story: Volunteering for my son

At the age of two, Michelle’s son, James, was involved in a road traffic accident ...

Staff member Andrew speaks at the 56th International Spinal Cord Injury Conference

Blog: Andrew Dickinson | The future of family outreach

I took over Back Up’s Family Outreach and Support service in April 2017 and, since ...

Blog: Back Up recruits first Outreach and Support Coordinator in Scotland

Back Up has been working across Scotland for a number of years, providing mentoring, outreach ...

Smiles from Kat and Alex from Community Fundraising team

Blog: Do-it-yourself fundraising for Back Up

At Back Up, we are lucky to have so many passionate supporters that want to ...

Jane with a friend on an evening out

Blog: Jane’s story: Finding my future

Jane was affected by degeneration of the spine, and in 2015 she underwent an operation ...

Batwoman and the Joker join forces as MCs

News: Back Up Heroes and Villains ball 2017: A super success

Heroes and villains joined forces for one special night of the year to support Back ...

News: Don’t miss the Christmas post…

Back Up Christmas cards are selling fast. There are just 4 weeks left to catch the ...

Sam at Youth Advisory Group week in Coventry

News: Christmas Appeal 2017

This Christmas, another child will find out that they have a spinal cord injury. When Sam ...