Leading Scottish law firm Gillespie Macandrew has partnered with the Eric Liddell Centre to offer a free of charge drop-in session for families and carers on World Alzheimer’s Day, Thursday 21 September. The session will provide information on the variety of issues that may be faced by those suffering with […]
The Eric Liddell Centre’s ‘Caring Soles’ programme has launched personal footcare service satellite site in the Gorgie/Dalry area and is looking for volunteers. This will run on Tuesdays from St Martins Community Resource Centre (232 Dalry Road, EH11 2JG). The service is kindly promoted by the social group for people […]
The Eric Liddell Centre has been helping older people in the capital dealing with loneliness and isolation, thanks to a new initiative. The South West Villages project works to strengthen services for older people by identifying ways to increase social interaction and reduce the chances of becoming isolated. More than […]
The Eric Liddell Centre today announced support of over £40,000 towards the services it offers to support people with dementia. The Centre’s new dementia befriending programme received funding of £36,000 from the Dementia Engagement Empowerment Project (DEEP), the Robertson Trust, and the Life Changes Trust. The programme gives people with […]
90-year-old HK Cheng visited us here at the centre to discuss his first-hand memories of Eric Liddell. Watch here to find out more about the late Olympic hero and why Dr Cheng continues to make the trip from China to see the centre.
On Wednesday, we had the pleasure of welcoming 90-year-old Dr HK Cheng all the way from China. Dr Cheng attended the school in China where Eric Liddell taught during his time as a missionary. Watch the first in a series of videos of Dr Cheng’s experiences, and listen to why […]
A 90-year-old man, believed to be the last living student of Scottish athlete Eric Liddell, has visited the Edinburgh community hub set up in the Olympic hero’s name. Eric Liddell is well known in Scotland as an Olympic gold medallist who studied and played rugby at Edinburgh University in […]