September 12, 2017

Caring Soles Project Steps into Gorgie

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 […]
September 4, 2017

The Eric Liddell Centre helps tackle loneliness and isolation in Edinburgh

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 […]
August 29, 2017

£40,000 Boost for Dementia Care in the Capital

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 […]
August 9, 2017

Interview with Dr. H.K. Cheng – Part 4 – The Eric Liddell Centre

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.  
August 8, 2017

Interview with Dr. H.K. Cheng – Part 3 – Memories of Eric Liddell

Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming Dr HK Cheng, a former student of Eric Liddell, here to the centre. Listen to Dr Cheng’s memories of Scottish athletic hero, Eric Liddell.  
August 7, 2017

Interview with Dr. H.K. Cheng – Part 2 – Introduction to rugby

Watch our special visitor, Dr Cheng, discuss how Eric Liddell introduced Chinese students to Rugby.  
August 4, 2017

Interview with Dr. H.K. Cheng – Part 1 – Respect for a hero

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 […]
August 4, 2017

Oldest living student of Olympic hero Eric Liddell visits Edinburgh

  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 […]
July 18, 2017

Shelter Photography Exhibition

  Edinburgh care charity and community hub, the Eric Liddell Centre, is hosting a photography exhibition to showcase the experiences of private tenants. Funded by Shelter Scotland’s partnership with the Oak Foundation, the “photo voice” project is carried out by Open Aye, a social enterprise that provides photography workshops, encouraging […]