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.


Sam, Sarah and Andrew smiling while wearing their SCI Tri Challenge t-shirts

Blog: The SCI Tri Challenge story

Life changed for the Dickinson family when they were involved in a car accident in ...

Mark and Fiona both smiling at the camera

Blog: Mark and Fiona’s story: Regaining mobility

MarkIn 2013, Mark was doing some gardening when he fell out of a tree and ...

Some of our staff members exercising and staying active

Blog: Staying healthy with a high-level injury

For many people, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a key part of our daily lives. ...

News: Leave a Legacy to Back Up

You and I have something in common. We are both connected to Back Up, a wonderful ...

Photo of Katy about try out some wheelchair tricks

News: Anna Davies Q&A: New CBBC drama Katy

CBBC recently aired the first episode of Katy, a new adaptation of a Dame Jacqueline Wilson ...

Nikki and a companion on the ski karting course in Sweden

Blog: Nikki’s story: Beyond my comfort zone

Before my accident, I was active. I liked to do a lot of canoeing and ...

Penny and her husband George taking a stroll outside

Blog: Penny’s story: Reaching new heights

In 2011, Penny was on holiday in Snowdonia with her husband George when they were ...

Danny Turnbull and his team during London to Paris 2012

Blog: London to Paris: The story

In 2012, our trustee Danny Turnbull decided to take on the HotChillee London to ...

Michelle with her partner and family

Blog: Michelle’s story: Overcoming challenges with sex

In 1996, Michelle was involved in a motorbike accident which caused her spinal cord injury ...

Tom and Ellen at their wedding

Blog: Tom & Ellen’s story: Working life out together

Tom and Ellen met at a music festival in Switzerland in 2004 and began dating ...