NLT Carol Service – Saturday 25th November

We are going to have a carol service with our friends and supporters at Eastwick Road Church in Bookham (KT23 4BE), to celebrate together the good things that have happened in NLT through this year and think about the meaning of Christmas. The service will be in two parts with a family-friendly part from 3:30pm to about 4:15pm and then an interval with opportunity to have cake and buy NLT handicrafts and Christmas cards, and a second part from 4:45 to about 5:30pm. For those who like buying bags...
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New Leprosy Vaccine Launches into Clinical Trials

Today marks a significant step forward in the prevention and treatment of leprosy as the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) and American Leprosy Missions announce the start of a Phase 1 clinical trial in humans for a promising leprosy vaccine candidate – the first vaccine developed specifically for leprosy. Characterized by the World Health Organization as a “neglected tropical disease,” leprosy (also known as Hansen’s disease) is one of the most ancient diseases known to humank...
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NLT Trustee runs this Sunday. Please support him!

Martin Davies is one of NLT’s trustees and he likes running. He is taking part in the Royal Parks Half-Marathon on Sunday 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 Ha...
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Best Sponsored Walk Yet!

Burnham Beeches turned out to be the perfect venue for our 2017 sponsored walk, with great parking, a good cafe and toilets, and beautiful surroundings - even the weather was good. We just needed the walkers, and this year we had 31 people, plus Smudge the dog, which broke all records! The 9 mile walk went in three loops, each loop coming back to the cafe area, and so some people were able to join us for the morning and some for the afternoon, and support as they were able. Small people coul...
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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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