Pendle YFC Speed Shear raises £10,000

We are over the moon to announce one of our highest grossing fundraisers! The Pendle YFC Speed Shear has raised an almighty £10,000 for Lyme Disease UK!! ‘Thank you’ doesn’t seem like big enough words to express our gratitude to Lyme disease patient, Daniel Duerden and his family, combined with […]

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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 this wonderful video! Dr Healy urges people to be aware of the different tick life stages, and explains why the smaller and less conspicuous nymph life-stage poses […]

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Karrie and Alex at the Great North Run

Team LDUK complete the Great North Run

We would like to say a massive thank you to the LDUK team, Karrie, James, Alex and Paul, who completed the Great North Run in September! Sadly, Gareth was unable to run because of a family bereavement, but he’ll be leading our team for 2023. The team raised the amazing […]

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The Bushcraft Show 2022

Lyme Disease UK were thrilled to be invited back to the annual Bushcraft Show, an amazing 3 day outdoors event, which this year took place in the grounds of Stanford Hall, Lutterworth in Leicestershire. This year was exceptional because our Press and Community Outreach Manager, Julia Knight, was invited to […]

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Announcing our team for The Great North Run 2022!

We are delighted to announce our runners for the Great North Run, which is taking place 11th September 2022! Our fabulous five runners are Karrie Hughes-Hill and her husband Gareth Hill, James Herbert, Paul Collyer and Alex Hamlin! Read about our runners below and why they’ve chosen to support LDUK […]

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Raising awareness amongst the Scouts

Our Press and Community Outreach Manager, Julia Knight, was delighted to be invited to give a tick awareness talk via Zoom to the 5th Rayleigh Scout Group in June. Organised by their leader, Jo Garnett, it was a very well attended and lively session with lots of excellent questions asked […]

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Wake Up to Lyme 2022 – Campaign Roundup

Last week, we bid farewell to Lyme Disease UK’s #WakeUptoLyme 2022 awareness campaign in aid of #LymeDiseaseAwarenessMonth! And guess what? It was our most successful campaign yet! It set itself apart from previous years by the immense support we received – from members of the public, pharmacies, politicians, outdoors groups, […]

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Raising awareness of tick bites with Walx

Julia Knight, Press and Community Outreach Manager, LDUK was very pleased to be invited to present a #WakeUpToLyme awareness talk to members of Walx, a nationwide walking club that focuses on fitness, wellness and fun. The session was very well attended with lots of questions asked after the presentation.  A […]

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