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Victoria Turrell’s Christmas Day Volcanic Marathon!

Thank you so much to Victoria Turrell who is running a solo Christmas Day marathon to support Lyme Disease UK. Please read her story below and support her via her fundraising page. We’ll be cheering you on across the miles!  Hi there, My name is Tori. I will be running […]

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William Williams’ Solo Half Marathon for LDUK!

The LDUK Team is so grateful to William Williams who has chosen to support LDUK by running a solo half marathon, after suffering from the illness himself. We wish you all the best, William, and we’ll be thinking of you on the big day. Check out William’s story below and […]

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Efforts to Engage Local Councillors in Lyme Awareness

LDUK community member Mandy, who is living with long term Lyme disease symptoms, alongside her husband, and potentially has other family members affected, has not let that stop her from trying to build health awareness of the condition and try to generate publicity, whilst maintaining her anonymity. Mandy is in […]

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2020 Tour De Kaims Cycle Challenge

A huge thank you to the Kaims community for organising this initiative and for choosing LDUK as their chosen charity for 2020’s Tour De Kaims Cycle Challenge! A special thank you to Alan Armstrong for setting up the event’s fundraising page and we hope you all have a wonderful day!  […]

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‘Living in the Lymelight’ by Jenny Hodges

Hi, I’m Jenny, I’m 29 and live in London. I’m so excited to announce that I have just published a book about my fight with chronic Lyme disease! I’ve often been told I should write my story and not being a keen writer, I have always put it off. However, […]

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Coronavirus or Lyme Disease?

Coronavirus is likely to be at the forefront of our minds for some time yet. Any new flu-like symptoms may have us considering whether we have been infected with the virus, but Lyme disease can also cause flu-like symptoms.  Lyme disease can be contracted by the bite of an infected […]

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Wake Up to Lyme Campaign 2020

Our 2020 Lyme Disease Awareness Month is slightly different this year due to the devastating Covid-19 situation which is impacting everyone’s lives. It’s so important that everyone follows the most up to date government advice on Covid-19 and social distancing. LDUK’s aim is to help take pressure off the NHS […]

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Enjoy the Outdoors Safely – an Animation from LDUK

This stunning animation was created by the very talented RoPu Chen, Adam Duncan and Cedric Fangeat. Cedric is a member of our Online Community as has kindly shared his story with us: “I was diagnosed with Lyme disease in November 2017. The story behind having a diagnosis for Lyme disease […]

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Manchester to Liverpool Ultra Marathon

LDUK is delighted to announce that Colin Ratcliffe and his team of runners are running the 50 mile Manchester to Liverpool Ultra Marathon in aid of LDUK on 10th April. Here, Colin shares his motivation to undertake this impressive feat. We wish Colin all the best – we are so […]

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Lyme Disease UK Celebrates World Book Day!

Today is World Book Day, a charity day being held across the UK to celebrate books and reading. With so many uncertainties surrounding Lyme disease, patients can often find themselves becoming their own advocates and reading books about Lyme disease in order to gain the knowledge and power to arm […]

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