Sponsored Walk – UPDATE

The meeting time for the sponsored walk on the 23rd September is now 10:30am by the Burnham Beeches Cafe for a 10:45am start. (Post code SL2 3PS, see map below). Burnham Beeches is north of Slough, on the west side of the A355 which goes north from Junction 6 of the M4. From the A355 turn left on Beeches Road and this will take you into Burnham Beeches. The cafe is on the left side down the entrance lane, beyond several car parks that are also on the left. We will do a figure of eight walk...
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Help needed!

Gujeshwari Shrestha is 47 years old and has been working at Lalgadh hospital for the last 18 years as a night orderly.  She first came as a young leprosy patient herself, and was admitted to the inpatient department with an allergic reaction to one of the anti-leprosy medicines she was taking at the time. As an educated woman, her experience of the care and treatment she received at Lalgadh and the difficulties experienced by other patients, made her want to help others in the same situation as ...
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NLT Annual Sponsored Walk 2017

Saturday 23rd September is the day for NLT office staff and friends to do the annual NLT sponsored walk. Having done Richmond Park and the River Thames several times, it is time for a change, and this year we are going to walk around Burnham Beeches in a figure of eight which should be about 8 miles long.   We will be meeting in Burnham Beeches car park (post code: SL2 3PS) near Stoke Poges at 10.00am finishing with a cream tea at 4.00pm.   Do come and join us if you can....
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Sponsor a Trustee

Martin Davies is one of NLT’s trustees and he likes running. He is taking part in the Royal Parks Half-Marathon on 8th October to raise funds for NLT’s relief work in south-east Nepal. The bad monsoon this year has destroyed many homes and we are helping with repairs and rebuilding for the very poor. Money raised through Martin’s run will help us with this. Visit his Justgiving page by CLICKING on the picture on the right:   This will be the 10th year of the “Royal Parks Half” and...
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Serious flooding and landslides in Nepal

Since 11th August, the heaviest rains for 15 years have brought landslides and widespread flooding to 27 districts in the south of Nepal, most of them prodominantly poorer areas, and several of them still recovering from the lasting effects of the earthquakes of 2015. Over 100 people have died, and many are injured or missing as more than 8000 trained  security staff with helicopters and motorboats are engaged with rescue and relief work, struggling in continuing rain, to help the hundr...
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Lalgadh Out-Patients’ Department expands

Tuesday 13th June 2017 was a very significant day at Lalhgadh as it it saw the official opening of the new out-patient facilities that have been under construction for two years. The existing buildings, which were only designed for our expected leprosy case-load of 12,000 or so visits a year plus a few general cases from the local community, have long since been swamped by the many thousands of general patients who come for help with skin problems. Last year saw over 100,000 patient visits, ...
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