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 […]
March 7, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre Celebrates Five Years of Laughter

Edinburgh Laughter Club, Scotland’s longest running community laughter club has celebrated five years of occupancy at the Eric Liddell Centre. In the half decade that Laughter for Health has ran sessions at Centre, based in South Edinburgh, they have raised a total of £8,305 for the care charity and community […]
February 23, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre and Celtic FC Foundation Team Up for Dementia Care Project

The Eric Liddell Centre this week launched a joint project with the Celtic FC Foundation aimed at providing respite for people with dementia patients and their carers. Following a range of fundraising events across six wonderful days last May, honouring the 50th anniversary of Celtic’s 1967 European Cup victory, the […]
November 28, 2017

Alexander McCall Smith Pens Special Poem Ahead of Fundraising Gala

Alexander McCall Smith CBE has penned an original poem to be auctioned off as part of the inaugural Eric Liddell Centre Fundraising Dinner which is taking place next month. The original poem will be handwritten by the 44 Scotland Street author with guests and fans alike now able to place bids online […]
November 24, 2017

Eric Liddell’s Historic Scotland Rugby Cap to be Re-issued

Scottish Rugby is re-issuing the Scotland cap of Olympic hero and former rugby union international player, Eric Liddell, which was lost over the decades. Eric’s daughter, Patricia Russell, is traveling almost 5,000 miles from her home in Canada to Edinburgh to accept the unique cap in her father’s honour at […]
November 6, 2017

World of Literature and Sports are Going for Gold ahead of The Eric Liddell Centre Fundraising Gala

Scottish Rugby’s points-record holder Chris Paterson MBE and award-winning author Alexander McCall Smith CBE have joined forces ahead of The Eric Liddell Centre’s inaugural fundraising dinner. The pair met ahead of The Going for Gold Fundraising Gala, which is taking place on 5 December at the Sheraton Grand in Edinburgh, […]
November 1, 2017

Befriending Week 2017

November 1 – 7 is Befriending Week 2017. To mark this we are hosting a ‘Meet the Befriender’ afternoon to provide information about the Befriending Services we offer to carers in Edinburgh. This will take place from 2.30pm – 4.00pm on Tuesday 7th November This is an excellent opportunity to […]
October 27, 2017

Inaugural Eric Liddell Centre Fundraising Gala

The Going for Gold Inaugural Eric Liddell Centre Fundraising Gala will be held at the Sheraton Grand on Tuesday, December 5th.  We are fortunate to have secured two fantastic speakers for this event: award winning author Alexander McCall Smith and international rugby player Chris Paterson.  The night is being MC’d […]