The daughter of Scottish Olympic gold medallist, Eric Liddell, has written a book about the man she never met. Maureen Liddell Moore is one of three children and was three years old when her father died in 1945 whilst he was being kept captive in the Japanese World War II Weihsien Internment Camp in […]
The Eric Liddell Centre has become the latest recipient of a public access defibrillator through St John Scotland’s ‘St John and the City’ project. The ‘St John and the City Public Access Defibrillator Project’, which has been backed by Edinburgh’s Lord Provost, has now placed over 130 life-saving defibrillators across […]
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.