December 7, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre Welcomes Strictly’s Darcey Bussell for Mental Health Documentary

The Eric Liddell Centre has featured in a BBC documentary hosted by Strictly Come Dancing judge, Dame Darcey Bussell. The Centre welcomed the former ballerina into their building earlier this year for the filming of ‘Dancing to Happiness’ which aired on Saturday 1st December on BBC Two. The documentary looked […]
November 29, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre Benefits from Black Ivy £10k Christmas Appeal

Black Ivy, a boutique bar and hotel in Bruntsfield, has completed their a Christmas challenge to raise £10k for three local charities – Children 1st, Make 2nds Count and Eric Liddell Centre. Black Ivy’s founder, entrepreneur Billy Lowe of Caledonia Inns, who has owned 39 hotels, bars and restaurants in […]
October 19, 2018

Fundraising Manager

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 medallist, Eric Liddell, our mission is to be at the heart of the […]
September 17, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre and Vivaldi Host Successful Fundraising Fashion Show

As New York Fashion Week came to an end this year, the Eric Liddell Centre teamed up with Vivaldi to bring a touch of glamour to the capital as they hosted a fashion show of their own. With support from George Watson’s College, Moi Beauty and Craig Davidson Hair, the […]
August 23, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre Registers Huge Increase in Demand

The Eric Liddell Centre has registered a major increase in demand for its services for the second year in a row. The ELC provided 8118.5 hours of community activity – a 59 per cent increase from the previous year – where 5106 hours were recorded and almost double the 4110 […]
August 1, 2018

Capella Nova and Eric Liddell Centre Helping People Find Their Singing Voice

Renowned classical music group, Cappella Nova, are teaming up with the Eric Liddell Centre, a care charity and community hub, to provide a workshop on promoting health and wellbeing through song. The session will take place on 7th August at the Centre, based in South Edinburgh, and be led by […]
June 8, 2018

Lord David Puttnam Launches Eric Liddell Centre Befriending Appeal

Lord David Puttnam, Director of the Oscar winning film Chariots of Fire, launched a fundraising appeal for a local dementia care charity. Lord Puttnam lent his support to the appeal to raise funds for the Eric Liddell Centre and its carer befriending project. The Befriending programme pairs trained volunteers with […]
May 31, 2018

Scotland Rugby Star Holds Kicking Masterclass for Kids

A group of rugby daft kids had an afternoon to remember as they were put through their paces at BT Murrayfield by Scotland international, Finn Russell. The Scotland back held a kicking masterclass for the group of youngsters following a tour of the stadium hosted by Chris Paterson as a […]
March 13, 2018

Caring Soles Receives £24,000 Boost at First Anniversary

This month, the Eric Liddell Centre’s highly praised Caring Soles project celebrates its first full year of operation. The service, which has twice been commended in motions at the Scottish Parliament, aims to tackle social isolation among the elderly by providing basic personal footcare treatment. The service has been further […]