April 10, 2019

Alexander McCall Smith Auctions Poem Ahead of Eric Liddell Centre Gala

An original and unique poem by Alexander McCall Smith CBE is to be auctioned off as part of the 2019 Eric Liddell Centre Going For Gold Gala which is taking place on 26 April. The poem, On running, and trying to run, will be signed by the 44 Scotland Street […]
April 3, 2019

Eilidh Doyle to Host Charity Hurdling Session for Lucky Youngsters

A group of up to six young people could be in with a chance of being put through their paces by Eilidh Doyle, Scotland’s most decorated track and field athlete. The Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallist will host a hurdling session for a group of young budding athletes as part […]
March 20, 2019

Sporting Icons to Host Eric Liddell Centre Going for Gold Gala

The Eric Liddell Centre’s Going for Gold Gala will be hosted by former British and Irish Lions rugby captain, Gavin Hastings OBE, with Eilidh Doyle, Scotland’s most decorated track and field athlete, appearing as the main speaker. The gala will also feature ELC Patron Lord David Puttnam, director of the […]
March 11, 2019

ELC Upgrades Day Care Facility with Hospital Saturday Fund Donation

The Eric Liddell Centre is among twenty-six charities to have received a significant donation from the Hospital Saturday Fund. The dementia care charity and community hub was recognised at a ceremony held at the end of February in Glasgow City Chambers where £80,000 was shared between the charities. The award […]
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 […]
December 20, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre Launch Emergency Appeal for Popular Footcare Service

The Eric Liddell Centre has launched an urgent fundraising appeal for its popular Caring Soles Footcare Service, following an unsuccessful funding application to the Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board. The service, which was set up following discussions with NHS Lothian Podiatry in January 2017, now faces an uncertain future without financial […]
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 […]
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 […]