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April 14, 2022

HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the Eric Liddell 2024 Centenary Initiative

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has agreed to become the Patron of the Eric Liddell 2024 Centenary Initiative, which will mark the centenary of Eric Liddell’s world record breaking victory in the 440 yards at the Paris Olympics in 1924. This exciting […]
January 2, 2022

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Eric’s first international cap for Scottish Rugby

Today is the centenary of Eric Liddell’s first international cap for Scottish Rugby. Our friends and colleagues at the SRU have recognised this significant date by inducting the Flying Scotsman into their Hall of Fame. Please see the link to the Scottish Rugby website for further details, which includes our […]
March 1, 2021

 Edinburgh charities partner to support the local community during the COVID-19 crisis

 Edinburgh charities partner to support the local community during the COVID-19 crisis Leading care charity and community hub, the Eric Liddell has received support from the Rotary Club of Braids to assist the Centre’s continuing care for the elderly and vulnerable during COVID-19. Although the Eric Liddell Centre’s building has […]
July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Update

Following national advice and guidance from the government, the Eric Liddell Centre is now CLOSED until further notice! COVID-19 Update – Day Care Service Message from the CEO of the Eric Liddell Centre re Coronavirus (COVID-19) & social care response I want to reassure you that we are taking all […]
June 9, 2020

New Approach and Alternative Services

The Eric Liddell Centre is on the frontline with a £37,800 grant award to provide key support during lockdown After following the guidance from the government, the Eric Liddell Centre made the very difficult decision to close their building and their care services. The Eric Liddell Centre has been providing […]
March 11, 2020

CORONAVIRUS

We do our best to keep our visitors/clients and staff safe and informed. Please visit the links attached for latest updates on COVID 19 (Corona virus): https://scvo.org.uk/ https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/coronavirus https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-action-plan/
February 24, 2020

75th Anniversary of Eric Liddell’s death

Eric Liddell was a celebrated Scottish Athlete, Rugby International, an Olympic champion and an influential Christian missionary. His name is known world-wide and today he is remembered as the ‘Flying Scotsman’. He is a sporting and cultural icon.   75 years ago, on the 21st February 1945 Eric Henry Liddell […]
November 27, 2019

Dementia Day Care Christmas Fundraising Appeal

  Eric Liddell Centre Launch Dementia Care Fundraising Appeal The Eric Liddell Centre has launched a fundraising appeal for its Dementia Day Care Service. The care charity and community hub based in South Edinburgh supports up to 70 people living with a diagnosis of dementia every week, with 3,500 places […]
March 1, 2019

Joanna & Andy – Caring Soles

You may recognise the volunteer in these images as the volunteer featured in our emergency fundraising appeal literature. Joanne has been a volunteer with the Caring Soles service since Summer 2018 and has recently introduced here grandfather, Andy, to the service. She has seen his confidence in getting out-&-about grow […]