St Mary’s, Calne Charity Week

On 19th February 2024, Lyme Disease UK’s Co-Founder and Chair, Natasha Metcalf, travelled to St Mary’s, Calne to help kick off the school’s Charity Week with a talk on her personal experience with the disease, the work done by the charity, as well as tick bite prevention tips. Natasha received […]

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Team Seasoar and the Lacock Fundraisers!

On 18th February 2024, Lyme Disease UK’s Co-Founder and Chair, Natasha Metcalf, journeyed to the picturesque village of Lacock in Wiltshire to meet John Watling of Team Seasoar, who is taking part in the World’s Toughest Row across the Atlantic at the end of the year, in order to raise funds for Lyme Disease UK.

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Get ready for Tick Bite Prevention Week

Help us spread the word about tick bite prevention! This Tick Bite Prevention Week (24 – 30 March 2024), you can support us to raise awareness of how to prevent tick bites by sharing our suggested wording and image on your social channels. The more people who take action, the […]

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LDUK Online Shop – Now Open!

Raise awareness of tick bites and Lyme disease all year round by ordering T-shirts, hoodies, vests, mugs and tote bags from our new online shop! With Lyme Disease Awareness Month and Wear Lime for Lyme Day (Fri 3rd May) just around the corner, we thought it would be the perfect […]

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Great North Run 2024 – 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 8th September, Annie, Kathryn, Hannah, Ali and Mike will be joining over 60,000 runners from Newcastle to South Sheilds. Read more about our wonderful team and why they have chosen […]

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Lyme Disease in Children: Interview with Professor Gareth Tudor-Williams

Some months ago, Lyme disease UK was approached by the research team from the popular soap opera, Coronation Street, about a possible story line featuring a child who contracts Lyme disease. In light of this story line, we invited Professor Gareth Tudor-Williams, Emeritus Professor Children’s Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London, […]

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Coronation Street’s Joseph Brown diagnosed with Lyme disease  

Some months ago we were approached by the research team from the popular soap opera, Coronation Street about a possible storyline featuring a child who contracts Lyme disease. Julia Knight, our Press and Community Outreach Manager, worked with the researchers to put together a credible story line, resulting in the […]

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Support LDUK on Giving Tuesday

  Giving Tuesday falls on Tuesday 28th November this year.  It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the last decade, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. […]

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