May 31, 2021

The Eric Liddell Centre are looking for Trustees

The Eric Liddell Centre are looking for new trustees to join their dedicated board. The Eric Liddell Centre (Scottish Charity Number SC003147) is a local care charity and community hub founded in 1980 in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold medallist, Eric Liddell. After the Olympics Eric Liddell returned […]
April 21, 2021

We are hiring – Senior Day Care Officer

Senior Day Care Officer Part-Time – 22.5 hours per week £25,500 pro rata The Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) is a local care charity and community hub in the South West of Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the City. Founded in 1980 in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold […]
April 13, 2021

Kiltwalk Invitation

Eric Liddell Centre CEO John MacMillan and his dog Blu invite people to help them raise Kiltwalk funds for those living with dementia A growing band of enthusiastic volunteers across Edinburgh is coming together to raise funds to assist people living with dementia and support services for their carers. John MacMillan, […]
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 […]
February 23, 2021

Virtual Kiltwalk 2021 – Join Going for Gold Team Liddell

Virtual Kiltwalk 2021 Join our Going for GOLD Team Liddell and sign up for Scotland’s Virtual Kiltwalk, 23 – 25 April – Registration is now LIVE! For further information, please click here
February 23, 2021

Edinburgh care charity teams up with football foundation to aid Edinburgh’s most vulnerable

Edinburgh care charity teams up with football foundation to aid Edinburgh’s most vulnerable Leading Edinburgh care charity and community hub, the Eric Liddell Centre has received funding from the Celtic FC Foundation to enable the charity to provide home-cooked meals for some of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable people. The centre is […]
January 20, 2021

Lunch Collection Programme

We would like to say a huge thank you to the Celtic FC Foundation for their ongoing support. Their recent award allowed us to re-start our beloved and much needed Lunch Collection Programme for vulnerable people. The Lunch Collection Programme started on the 5th January, and at this time our […]
January 18, 2021

Virtual Burns Supper Quiz

Unfortunately, due to the Lock Down restrictions that have been in place since Boxing Day and tightened after New Year, a recent meeting of our Fundraising Group agreed that the Virtual Burns Supper would be postponed until a little later in the year, making it a truly ‘Virtual’ Burns Supper. […]
November 24, 2020

Alexander McCall Smith CBE and Edinburgh School Pupil announce new creative work

Internationally acclaimed author Alexander McCall Smith CBE and a talented young Edinburgh composer are joining forces to announce their first joint creative collaboration. Alexander has written a poem inspired by the Olympic gold medalist Eric Liddell who was the hero of the film Chariots of Fire. He will recite his new work at an […]