Rothley Park Golf Club Charity Lunch

On 18th February 2020, LDUK Chair Natasha Metcalf was invited to the Rothley Park Golf Club Ladies Charity Lunch hosted by Lady Captain, Jenny Piecha, whose daughter Samantha suffers from Lyme disease. Jenny and the club have very kindly chosen to support Lyme Disease UK this year. Natasha, Jenny and […]

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LDUK Attends Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Conference

Recently LDUK were invited to attend The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Central England Regional Conference at Eastwood Hall in Nottingham. Jackie Bull, who is a Regional Director at DoE, was very keen for LDUK to be present at the event. Jackie explained to us: “The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award recognises […]

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Great North Run 2020 Team LDUK

After achieving charity status in 2019, LDUK has been lucky enough to secure five places in the Great North Run 2020. We have set up a fundraising page for our supporters here and we would like to take this opportunity to introduce to you our wonderful runners, Tom, Jim, Jeff, […]

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Inconsistencies in Lyme Disease Policies Explored

A new paper entitled, ‘Knowledge and Uncertainty in Lyme Disease Detection: An Evidence-Based Activism Research Study in the UK,’ has emerged in the journal Critical Public Health following research conducted by Professor Alex Faulkner at the University of Sussex and the patient organisation Lyme Research UK, led by Kate Bloor. […]

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LDUK Rep Attends Research Workshop on Lyme Disease

In November 2019, LDUK Patient Ambassador, Samantha Ash, attended a workshop held by the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections to discuss research priorities in the field of Lyme disease. Representatives from other charities and patient groups were also in attendance. We are grateful to have […]

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Justin Bieber Raises Awareness of Lyme Disease Struggle

Singer Justin Bieber has created a fresh wave of Lyme disease awareness this month by revealing his struggle with Lyme disease, which was mistaken for mental health problems and even drug abuse. On his social media channels, the singer said “I’ve been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, not only that […]

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Wessex Water Support LDUK!

Wessex Water generously donated to LDUK. Their Critical Sewers Team won the company in-house award ‘Innovation Award’ and the award came with a gift for charity, a donation of £250. LDUK was the lucky recipient and Wessex Water’s Julian Britton share the following with us: “We are a team who […]

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