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 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.


The Grand Prize Draw

News: Grand Prize Draw winners chosen

The Grand Prize Draw came to a close yesterday, having raised well over £6000 for Read more

Mariam on our Back Up to Work course in Manchester

Blog: Mariam’s Q & A: Opening my world

Our Front Row event has raised over £150,000 since it started 5 years ago. Read more

Blog: Lisa’s story: I’m still me

Lisa, aged 45, is one of our team of exceptional mentors who uses her personal Read more

Joe at the top of Mount Snowdon with his Snowdon Push team

Blog: World Spinal Cord Injury Day | Joe’s story

For World Spinal Cord Injury Day this year, we're proposing a theme of #YesWeCan to Read more

Mary on the Belfast City Skills course

Blog: World Spinal Cord Injury Day | Mary’s story

For World Spinal Cord Injury Day this year, we're proposing a theme of #YesWeCan to Read more

Luke at home, sitting in his garden

Blog: World Spinal Cord Injury Day | Luke’s story

For World Spinal Cord Injury Day this year, we're proposing a theme of #YesWeCan to Read more

Alan fundraising for Back Up at a local cafe

News: Volunteer Spotlight – Alan Bowen

We’re thrilled to announce that our August volunteer of the month is Alan Bowen. He Read more

Ride 100 team celebrating their event

News: Huge congratulations to our Ride 100 team

Last Sunday, our amazing Ride 100 team of 13 participants - including Read more

Luke in his living room at home

Blog: Rich’s story: Becoming a wheelchair skills trainer

In 2009, Rich was on an exciting holiday in Cyprus with a group of close Read more

Shelley and other participants on Next Steps course

Blog: Shelley’s story: Becoming an occupational therapist

On Friday 15th November 2013, I was driving to work as usual. It was a Read more