Team of 10 family and friends to take on 100-mile RideLondon event

Amateur cyclist Paul Stubbs, and 9 of his family and friends are training for a 100-mile cycling challenge for United Response – the 2019 RideLondon event. Read more

London Marathon runners raise a record-breaking £62,000

This year 28 amazing runners completed the 2019 London Marathon, raising over £62,000 for United Response. Read more

"This doesn’t make me a runner, Mum”: How Frances and Finn are running a marathon

Frances, whose son Finn has a condition called Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum, is running the London Marathon. Finn is also taking part, by completing eight (and a bit) park runs. Read more

'I woke up with a broken face': living with Bell's palsy

Amy Green has Bell's palsy, a type of facial paralysis that results in an inability to control the facial muscles on the affected side. She talks about her diagnosis and recovery. Read more

United Response joins over 100 social care organisations to criticise Government human rights changes

Tim Cooper,  CEO of United Response, added his signature to that of over 100 social care sector organisations in an open letter to Government ministers to raise concerns about the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill. Read more

United Response CEO Tim Cooper visits Downing Street to talk disability employment

Last week United Response CEO, Tim Cooper, was invited to Number 10 Downing Street to talk about supporting more people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health problems into work. Read more

ROC Creative's Mexico exhibition a huge success

Following 12 months of hard work learning about Mexican culture, ROC Creative Torbay put on an amazing month-long exhibition. Read more

Kate’s graphic design talent lands local freelance work

Kate, a person we support in York, has landed some freelance graphic design work with a local theatre company. Find out how she was supported to learn the skill. Read more

Wiltshire man celebrates anniversary of book release

Ben, a person we support who has autism, has celebrated the one year anniversary of the release of his children’s book ‘Chirp and Find’. Read more

How DIY-enthusiast David found work at Homebase

David, a person we support in Harrogate, loves DIY and technology. We look back over his past three years working at Homebase, and find out his ambitious plans for the future. Read more

York group discover ancient artefacts in archaeological dig

People we support at the Boot Shop in Easingwold, York got their hands dirty and took part in a two day archaeological dig in September and October. Read more

Person-Centred Active Support Training Pack Competition

We're giving away a free Person-Centred Active Support training pack worth £155! To be in with a chance of winning, enter our competition. Read more

How we planned Josie’s dream holiday to disability-friendly Disneyland

Josie spent her 30th birthday in Disneyland with her sister and two support workers. Read how they planned the holiday, and overcame the barriers people with disabilities face when travelling. Read more

Young people with disabilities become radio DJs in Manchester

Young people with disabilities hosted their own radio show on Manchester’s All FM 96.9. Read more

United Response fundraisers take on the Great North Run

This Sunday, 9th September, United Response has two brilliant fundraisers taking part in the Great North Run. Read about their motivations for taking part and why they chose to fundraise for United Response. Read more

United Response welcomes Government response on getting more people with learning disabilities voting

The report recommends a number of actions to be taken forward including the need to consider how staff training at polling stations can be focused to address the needs of disabled people. Read more

Zoo day brings confidence to people in Ipswich

A bunch of exotic wildlife came to the sunny back garden of people we support in Ipswich for a special zoo day experience. Read more

Chair of the Health Select Committee visits people we support in Totnes

Yesterday, local MP and Chair of the House of Commons Health Select Committee, Dr Sarah Wollaston, came to visit people we support in the picturesque Devon market town of Totnes. Read more

RideLondon fundraisers cycle 100 miles for United Response

Chief Executive Tim Cooper, and Senior Support Worker Gary successfully cycled RideLondon's 100 miles route to raise money for United Response. Read how they got on. Read more

Therapy ponies visit Darlington to help improve the wellbeing of people we support

When a Service Manager in Darlington heard that someone she supports loved ponies as a child, she arranged for therapy ponies to visit. Little did she know the little horses would brighten up the lives of many others. Read more

Over £15,000 raised for United Response at Truro's ROC 5k run

This year’s 5th annual charity fun run, the ROC 5k, took place on Tuesday 26th June in Truro, Cornwall. Over 400 people turned out for an amazing race to help raise vital funds for people with disabilities. Read more

People with learning disabilities need to use their right to vote in local elections

Local and Mayoral elections are taking place across England, Scotland and Wales on 3rd May. We believe that everyone should have the chance to use their right to vote. Many people with a learning disabilities are not using this right to vote. Read more

London Marathon runners raise over £41,000

Last Sunday we had 18 absolutely amazing runners taking part in the London Marathon on behalf of United Response. Read more

"There have been days where I wanted to give up and cry": my first marathon

Louise looks back on her marathon training experience with only two weeks to go until the big day. Read more