Avril Lavingne’s Song Inspired by Lyme Hits the Charts!

Singer Avril Lavigne has released a new song ‘Head Above Water’ which is the first music she has released in 5 years because she has been battling Lyme disease. The track is climbing the iTunes charts and the powerful lyrics will undoubtedly resonate with the Lyme community and beyond. Avril […]

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Sunshine 4 Lyme Campaign by Kelly Williams

Hi my name is Kelly Williams and last year I started a campaign called Spreadalittlesunshine.  I wanted to raise £60,000 for someone called Sol who lives in Argentina and suffers from chronic Lyme disease. I didn’t even know Sol, she was a friend of a friend who I was supposed […]

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Group Projects 2018

2018 has been an incredible year for LDUK. Our community has grown bigger by the day and we continue to be inspired by all the hard work and determination we see. So much has been going on, from new local support groups popping up to the fantastic efforts lobbying support […]

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Children’s Poster Competition 2018

Each year we host a Children’s Poster Competition as part of our ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign and strive to get Lyme disease education into schools using our school awareness packs. We are delighted to announce our winner and runners up and thank you to all the children who took […]

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John Caudwell’s Funding Pledge for Lyme Research

Entrepreneur, philanthropist and Chair of Caudwell LymeCo Charity, John Caudwell, has pledged over £1 million for Lyme disease research, provided that the Government also pours money into an urgently needed research fund to find out more about this misunderstood disease. He has also kickstarted an email campaign called ‘Lobby for […]

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Scottish Parliament Photo Call

LDUK’s Morven-May MacCallum headed to the Scottish Parliament following First Minister’s Questions to host a photo call to raise awareness of Lyme disease, sponsored by Alexander Burnett MSP. Below is Morven-May’s write up of the event! A big thank you to Morven-May, to Alexander Burnett and to all the MSPs […]

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Wake Up to Lyme Campaign Success 2018

2018’s ‘Wake up to Lyme’ campaign has been taking the nation by storm during Lyme awareness month! Over 500 awareness packs have been distributed with orders for hundreds more flooding in. Thank you to Mosi-Guard Natural who teamed up with us to provide 500 packs and we will be using […]

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APPG Enquiry Begins

On 8th May 2018, the newly formed All Party Parliamentary Group held their first meeting of an Enquiry into Lyme disease which they are conducting. The series of meetings will cover a range of topics and the proposed schedule is as follows but may be subject to change: Session 1- […]

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Anatomised – A Novel by A.F. McGuinness

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new novel, Anatomised, by author and Lyme sufferer, A.F. McGuinness who is also an active member in our LDUK Online Community. Andrew held this official launch in Canterbury on 3rd May and he shares with us how it felt to release […]

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