19April2024

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Impact of the Decision To Leave the EU

Impact of the Decision To Leave the EU

It is now clear that the British people have made the choice to leave the European Union. The countr...


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New Children’s Book to Help with Protection Against Ticks, Carriers of Lyme Disease

She yearns to be grown up and look just like Fantaz, a nymphal tick who gives her more advice, but will Luna grow up to be the tick she desires? Copies are FREE to schools and members of the public, however supplies are limited and must be claimed fast to avoid disappointment!

  • This story aims to encourage readers, young and old, to learn about the life cycle of ticks, how they feed and where they live.
  • Awareness can lead to prevention of the diseases they may carry (such as Lyme disease).
  • Some tips on protection are also included. 

Did you know that the week starting 15th April is Tick Awareness Week? According to the Health Protection & Surveillance Centre 'typically people return to outdoor activities around this time of year following the winter and due to longer daylight hours.'

It is generally known that early diagnosis is key to avoid complications such as extreme fatigue, joint pains and nerve damage, which is why we strive to raise awareness.

Source: HortiTrends News Room