#LightUpforLyme

Lyme Disease Awareness Month 2019 has got off to a fantastic start with lots of buildings around the country being lit up in green to help us mark this year’s campaign. Thank you to everyone involved in arranging these landmark light-ups and don’t forget to share your photos with us […]

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LDUK Awareness Animation

This stunning animation was created by the very talented RoPu Chen 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 is far […]

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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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Tick Bite Prevention

We are experiencing the hottest February on record in the U.K. While we all want to make the most of it, we must be aware that when the weather heats up, the  chances of being bitten by a tick increases as well. Many of us are all too familiar with […]

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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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What Do You Say to Friends When You Have to Cancel Plans?

Having to cancel plans on a regulalar basis is something people with a chronic illness often have to do, much to their disappointment and to the disappointment of others. I decided to ask our Online Community how they explain to people when they have to pull out of an arrangement […]

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‘Hummingbird’ by Laura C. Brown

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 […]

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