LDUK takes to the main stage at the Bushcraft Show 2023 

The final May bank holiday weekend saw Lyme Disease UK attend the amazing Bushcraft Show at Lutterworth in Leicestershire. This 3-day event is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of Lyme disease and how to prevent it as everybody who attends embraces the great outdoors!  LDUK’s Press and Community Outreach […]

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Team SeaSoar, Natasha Metcalf and family

LDUK meets team SeaSoar in Weymouth!

On 27th May 2023, LDUK Co-Founder and Chair, Natasha Metcalf, had the pleasure of meeting Team SeaSoar aboard their beautiful Atlantic rowing boat, Oardrey in sunny Weymouth. John, Niall and Sam were taking the boat out for some practice runs along the Jurassic Coast with their lovely instructor Duncan to […]

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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 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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Olivia Goodreau smiling and holding a lime in her hand

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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