West Country Ticks

Devastated parents fear Lyme disease killed daughter 11 years after tick bite

Carly Ellis died in June after years of unexplained illnesses, which her parents believe was caused by a tick bite in Australia.

Experts issue warning with tick numbers on the rise

Some ticks carry diseases which can have harmful consequences for humans and animals.

Ticks and Lyme Disease - what to look out for

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread between humans by tiny insects called ticks. It can be treated if diagnosed early on.