New educational video from Dr Eoin Healy

LDUK would like to say a huge thanks to Dr Eoin Healy, Research Associate at University College Cork (now retired), who has put together another informative video! Dr Healy urges people to be aware of the importance of wearing light and bright coloured clothes to help improve visibility of ticks […]

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Great North Run 2023 – Introducing the LDUK Team!

We are over the moon to be able to announce our fabulous team for this year’s Great North Run. On 10th September, Alex, Claire, Gareth, Ben, Laura and Will will be joining over 60,000 runners from Newcastle to South Sheilds. Read more about our wonderful team and why they have […]

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Luke Roberts’ Epic Skydive

It’s been a busy Lyme Disease Awareness Month and we’ve been blown away by your support! So many of you have shared our awareness posts on social media, ordered our leaflets and tick cards in the post, and set up fabulous fundraisers! In fact, we have tallied up a total […]

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The U3A group in Fleet watching Julia Knight make a Wake Up To Lyme presentation

LDUK Invited To Present To Fleet U3A Health And Wellbeing Group

When Covid-19 hit in 2020, Lyme Disease UK was forced to find innovative, new ways of raising awareness of Lyme disease and how to prevent it. The idea of offering Wake Up To Lyme awareness talks via video conferencing to organisations interested in prevention was born. Many awareness talks later, […]

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Jim and Doris on their bikes in their garden, ready to set off to the ferry which will take them from England to France

Jim And Doris’ 5,000 Mile Charity Bike Ride

We’re so excited to announce an incredible fundraiser that has really touched our hearts! Our dearest friends, Jim Salter, and his wife, Doris, are cycling 5,000 miles from France to Romania, in memory of Jim’s late partner, Jas, who very sadly passed away from Lyme disease in 2017. They’ll be […]

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Online Seminar With Olivia Goodreau

Thank you to all those who attended our online seminar with our special guest, Olivia Goodreau, on Sunday 23rd April. Olivia shared her experience with Lyme disease, talked about setting up her charity at just 12 years old, and her new book, ‘But She Looks Fine: From Illness to Activism’. […]

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The Managing Director of Scottish Woodlands making an opening speech standing up with a microphone in his hand with Scottish Woodlands 2022 in lights in the background

Scottish Woodlands Ltd Raises £2,930 At Annual Dinner Dance

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that our corporate fundraising partner for 2023, Scottish Woodlands Ltd, has raised £2,930 for us at their annual dinner dance!!     This a great deal of money that will make SUCH a big difference to the work we’re able to carry out as […]

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Lyme Disease Awareness Month 2023 – How To Take Part

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and every year, Lyme Disease UK runs a national Wake Up To Lyme campaign!  Lyme disease is a bacterial infection, usually caused by the bite of an infected tick. Our campaign aims to raise awareness of how to prevent tick bites, how to safely […]

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A dog wearing a lime green coloured bandana which says LDUK and Wake Up To Lyme in black letters

Wear Lime For Lyme Day – Take Part With Your Pets

We’re on the countdown to Lyme Disease Awareness Month this May! Every year, we run a national Wake Up To Lyme campaign, which aims to raise awareness of how to prevent tick bites and what you should do if you’re bitten. A key date in the diary is Wear Lime […]

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