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 […]
February 12, 2020

Success of the South West Villages Project

Success of the South West Villages Project The Eric Liddell Centre led on the South West Villages from 2017-2019 and have just completed their final report. The project took a community development approach, looking at issues facing older people in Juniper Green, Currie and Balerno. The project included mapping of […]
January 13, 2020

First Donation for Dementia Appeal

First Donation for Dementia Care Fundraising Appeal McLarens on The Corner makes the first donation for the Eric Liddell Centre’s Dementia Day Care Fundraising Appeal. The Eric Liddell Centre, a registered care charity and major Edinburgh community hub today announced support of £1,000 towards their Dementia Day Care Fundraising Appeal, […]
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 […]
September 5, 2019

Eric Liddell Centre and Andiamo to Hold Fundraising Fashion Show

As New York Fashion Week begins to wind down this year, the Eric Liddell Centre is teaming up with Andiamo to bring a touch of glamour to South Edinburgh as they host their second ever fundraising fashion show. With support from George Watson’s College, the Bruntsfield based clothes shop will […]
August 8, 2019

£25,000 Boost for Eric Liddell Centre

The Eric Liddell Centre,  today announced support of £25,000 towards the services it offers to support vulnerable people throughout the city. The funding has been provided by the Garfield Weston Foundation, an organisation who donates around £70 million to charities across the UK every year. The money will be used […]
July 22, 2019

Eric Liddell Centre Funding Boost to Benefit Visitors with Hearing Problems

The Eric Liddell Centre is making steps to improve accessibility for visitors with hearing issues thanks to an award from the Elise Pilkington Charitable Trust. The South Edinburgh based care charity and community hub received an award of £4,699.38 from the Trust which will be used to install and upgrade […]
July 16, 2019

Eric Liddell Centre to Host Pilot Surgeries for Carers

The Eric Liddell Centre in association with VOCAL (Voices of Carers Across Lothian) will be hosting a range of health and benefits surgeries for carers throughout the month of August. The surgeries being hosted at the premises of the care charity and community hub are to help ensure that carers […]
June 26, 2019

Eric Liddell Centre Teaming Up with Heriot Watt to Host Chinese Cultural Classes

The Eric Liddell Centre is to host a range of Chinese cultural classes and activities as part of a summer programme in association with Heriot Watt University. The Confucius Institute for Business and Communication at the University are providing tutors to lead weekly workshops over July and August at the […]