Lyme Disease UK’s #WakeUptoLyme awareness talks are becoming increasingly popular which is great for sharing Lyme disease prevention tips, tick removal techniques and other important information with a wider audience. More people are taking to the outdoors during lockdown and enjoying the countryside for walking, jogging, cycling and other recreational […]Read more
“Blue Monday” – We’re re-naming it “Baby News Monday”!
Since today is Blue Monday, we thought we’d brighten up the mood by publishing stories from three of our community members – Amy, Nicola and Faye. In the depths of darkness during a battle with Lyme disease, it may seem as if you’ll never be able to achieve your lifelong […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
The Impact of Covid-19 Lockdown by Julia Knight
Many people who are already chronically ill with Lyme disease or other illnesses were bed-bound or housebound before the Covid-19 restrictions and lockdown became part of daily life. If Lyme disease is left untreated, it can result in long term damage to the joints, heart and nervous system and this […]Read more
COVID-19 ‘Long-Haulers:’ A New but Familiar Story by Julia Knight
2020 has seen the world look on in horror as COVID-19 has disabled everyday life in extreme ways. As the months have gone by, cases and deaths have lessened thankfully but there is now a growing group of people who are worried about whether their lives will ever return to normality who are dubbed the […]Read more
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! […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more