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1st Focus Partner with the Eric Liddell Centre, Morningside.


The Eric Liddell Centre on Holy Corner, Morningside, Edinburgh
the Eric Liddell Centre, Morningside

The Eric Liddell Centre news:

1st Focus Homecare are proud to announce that we have partnered with the Eric Liddell Centre in Morningside and are now sponsoring their monthly Community Living Room event which happens every month. There is lunch (sandwiches, quiches, cake etc) and teas/coffees and activities such as dominoes, chess and arts and crafts.


The next 2 events are on the following days:


Friday 21st of July

Friday 25th of August


The Eric Liddell Centre in Edinburgh is a community hub that has been serving the local community for over 30 years. The centre is named after Eric Liddell, a Scottish athlete who won a gold medal in the 400-meter race at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris. Liddell was also a devout Christian who dedicated his life to missionary work in China. The centre was established in his memory and has become a vital part of the community in Edinburgh.


The Eric Liddell Centre was established in 1980 by a group of local residents who wanted to create a community centre that would serve the needs of the local community. The centre was initially located in a small building on Morningside Road, but it quickly outgrew this space and moved to its current location on Holy Corner in 1984.


The centre was named after Eric Liddell, who was born in China in 1902 to Scottish missionary parents. Liddell was a talented athlete and represented Scotland in the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris. He won a gold medal in the 400-meter race, setting a new world record in the process. Liddell was also a devout Christian who believed that his athletic abilities were a gift from God. He dedicated his life to missionary work in China and died there in 1945.


The Eric Liddell Centre was established to honour Liddell's memory and to provide a space where the local community could come together to socialise, learn, and participate in a range of activities. The centre has grown over the years and now offers a wide range of services and programs to people of all ages.


The Eric Liddell Centre offers a wide range of services and programs to the local community. These include:


Day Care Services: The centre provides day care services for older people who need support and assistance with daily activities. The day care service is designed to help older people maintain their independence and stay active and engaged in the community.


Counselling Services: The centre offers counselling services to people who are experiencing emotional or psychological difficulties. The counselling service is staffed by trained professionals who provide a safe and supportive environment for people to talk about their problems and work towards solutions.


Community Activities: The centre hosts a range of community activities, including exercise classes, art classes, and social events. These activities are designed to bring people together and promote social interaction and community engagement.


Venue Hire: The centre has a range of rooms and facilities that can be hired for events and meetings. The venue hire service is popular with local businesses and community groups who need a space to hold meetings or events.


Fundraising: The centre relies on fundraising to support its programs and services. The fundraising team organises a range of events and activities throughout the year to raise money for the centre.


The Eric Liddell Centre has had a significant impact on the local community in Edinburgh. The centre provides a range of services and programs that are designed to meet the needs of people of all ages. The day care service, in particular, has been a lifeline for many older people who would otherwise be isolated and lonely.


The counselling service has also been a valuable resource for people who are experiencing emotional or psychological difficulties. The centre provides a safe and supportive environment for people to talk about their problems and work towards solutions.


The community activities hosted by the centre have also been popular with local residents. These activities provide an opportunity for people to socialise and engage with others in the community. The centre has become a hub for social interaction and community engagement.


The venue hire service has also been popular with local businesses and community groups. The centre provides a range of rooms and facilities that can be hired for events and meetings. This service has helped to support local businesses and community groups by providing them with a space to hold meetings and events.


Fundraising is an important part of the centre's operations. The fundraising team organises a range of events and activities throughout the year to raise money for the centre. This money is used to support the centre's programs and services and to ensure that the centre can continue to meet the needs of the local community.



The Eric Liddell Centre is a testament to the power of community and the importance of coming together to support one another. The centre has become a hub for social interaction and community engagement, and it continues to play a vital role and long may it continue.



The Eric Liddell Centre. Holy Corner. Morningside. Edinburgh.
The Eric Liddell Centre. Edinburgh.

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