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.

News: Back Up Fest | Thank you!

We just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who got involved in Read more

News: Thank you to our 2017 Snowdon Push team!

After an amazing weekend at the beginning of July, we wanted to say a huge Read more

Photo of Sarah Bryan, CEO, with caption announcing her as our new CEO.

News: New CEO appointment

We are delighted to announce that after a thorough recruitment process, we have appointed Sarah Read more

Participants on City Skills course

Blog: Catherine’s story: Confidence is everything

In 1993, Catherine was just embarking on the start of her adult life when she Read more

Back Up team meeting

News: Back Up’s research into ageing with spinal cord injury

We’ve recently begun a research project into ageing with spinal cord injury and we’ve been Read more

Venn diagram showing how fundraising and services team work together

News: Planning for the future | Ageing with spinal cord injury

Ever wondered how Back Up plans, develops and funds it services? As a charity that Read more

Regan on Accomable holiday

News: Accomable sponsor our travel e-newsletter

Regan Linton’s story – Accomable has opened up a world of accessible stays for me! I Read more

Moving Forwards

Blog: Mark’s story: My first solo flight

In August 2016, Mark was preparing to attend the Moving Forwards course Read more

Blog: Sarah’s story: My journey with Sam

We were rolled into the world of spinal cord injury in December 2009 when our Read more

Blog: Holly’s story: My first trip without my parents

My first time travelling without my mum was one of the most overwhelming things I’ve Read more