LDUK Emails 10,000 Schools For Lyme Awareness Month!

LDUK used some of the charity funds to purchase the data for 10,000 schools in the UK (both primary and secondary) and sent out the following email to the Headteachers on 1st May to mark the start of Lyme awareness month. You can help us reach more schools by sharing […]

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‘Under the Ben’ Fundraiser

A huge thank you to Mark Bell and Scott Cameron who took on the challenge of the ’10 Under the Ben’ mountain biking race in Scotland and smashed their target of raising £1000 for Lyme Disease UK by managing to raise over £1100! A big thank you also goes to […]

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Witham Oil and Paint Make Generous Donation to LDUK

LDUK were presented with a cheque for £1081.25 from Lincoln firm, Witham Oil and Paint. Managing Director Nigel and Marketing Director Ali presented the cheque to our Press Manager Julia Knight. Nigel and Ali are personal friends Karen Everatt whose daughter Abigail is very ill with Lyme disease. Each year […]

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QM Cheerleading event

QM Sapphires Cheerleading Team Support LDUK!

Lyme Disease UK received a donation this month from the QM Sapphires cheerleading team of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. LDUK community member, Janey Cringean, went along to a special event to accept the donation on our behalf. She told us, “The event was an inter-university cheerleading competition involving different universities […]

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LDUK Achieves Charity Status!

We are delighted to announce that Lyme Disease UK is now a registered charity (1182212), thanks to all the hard work of our volunteers and generous donations from the Lyme community, general public and sponsors. Some of the benefits of this exciting development are that we can receive gift aid on […]

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‘Hummingbird’ by Laura C. Brown

Having my song included on the LDUK website is something of a surreal moment for me, and feels like a bit of a landmark. 6 years ago, I first found LDUK, and along with the many friends and family that have helped me, I have often cited them as being […]

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In the ‘Lyme Light’ by Sophie Ward

In The ‘Lyme’ Light A Journey of Acceptance and Rediscovery By Sophie Ward Order here We are delighted to announce that LDUK Admin Sophie Ward’s debut autobiography is now available to order. Below, Sophie discusses how her book came to be: “My book is my personal journey through life and […]

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Pfeiffer’s TEDx Talk: A scourge of ticks – armed, dangerous and global

Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of “Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change,” is a leading investigative reporter on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.  She has been investigating Lyme disease since 2012 and the Poughkeepsie Journal has published more than 12 installments on the subject. In her recent “TEDx Talk,” she discusses […]

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European Diversity Awards 2018

We are so proud of LDUK’s Sophie Ward for being short-listed for the Campaigner of the Year award at the European Diversity Awards 2018 for her work with LDUK and Invisiyouth. Congratulations on making it so far, Sophie, and for being such a wonderful ambassador for LDUK and for all […]

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