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July 18, 2017

Shelter Photography Exhibition

  Edinburgh care charity and community hub, the Eric Liddell Centre, is hosting a photography exhibition to showcase the experiences of private tenants. Funded by Shelter Scotland’s partnership with the Oak Foundation, the “photo voice” project is carried out by Open Aye, a social enterprise that provides photography workshops, encouraging […]
July 14, 2017

Tots Togs Summer Event

The Eric Liddell Centre, is hosting a Tots Togs summer event to raise funds for the centre. Taking place on Tuesday 25 July from 10am-3pm, good quality donated children’s clothes will be on sale at reduced prices. There will be sunhats from 50p, swimwear from £1, shorts and t-shirts from […]
July 3, 2017

Support for People with Dementia is Vital for Wellbeing

Dr Martha Pollard the Dementia Support and Education Co-Ordinator at the Eric Liddell Centre recently contributed to The Scotman’s 200 Voices speaking about her role here.
June 29, 2017

Eric Liddell Centre Registers Major Increase in Demand

Over the last year we’ve seen a substantial increase in activity at the Eric Liddell Centre. The Centre provided 5106 hours of community activity – a 24 per cent increase from the previous year – where 4110 hours were recorded. One hundred and thirty seven groups used the Centre during […]
June 20, 2017

Edinburgh SW Foodbank

The Eric Liddell Centre is becoming a collection point for the Edinburgh SW Foodbank in collaboration with Edinburgh Gorgie Salvation Army. A table has been set up on the ground floor next to the banners today where you can donate non-perishable food items like, cereal, soups, tinned meat and vegetables, […]
June 9, 2017

Poetry with Walking Classes

A unique poetry class is starting at the ELC on Saturday 1st July. Ken Cockburn is a poet who runs Edinburgh Poetry Tours, guided walks with poems in the city’s Old Town. In July he’s stretching his legs and heading to the Eric Liddell Centre, to lead Walking the City, […]
April 14, 2017

Caring Soles Footcare Service

Our Caring Soles Footcare service is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to help combat social isolation among the elderly. Assisting with the footcare of elderly individuals with mobility issues can go a long way in helping to improve their mood and confidence. Coming along to the Centre also enables clients […]