Fighting With Pride – Pride In Veterans Standards

We were delighted to have Dougie Morgan from Fighting with Pride visit us this morning. It’s always a pleasure and never a chore. LVC and Fighting with Pride will be holding LGBT+ drop-ins at LVC in the New Year. Stand by for details soon. #lgbtqcommunity #lgbtqfriendly


We at LVC have had a few requests from the men about running an evening where they can meet in a safe space and have a chat. The plan is to have our first Men’s NAAFI Break on Tuesday the 14th November from 18:00-20:00, the first one will be a drop in and there will […]

Spooktacular Halloween Party

After some hard work prepping for the wee monsters Halloween party that took place on Monday 30th October 2023, we had a great turnout. Activities included the auld tradition of dookin but with a fork so not to ruin any face paint, donuts on a string, musical statues and plenty of sweet treats to go […]


Following on from the success of last year’s event, we were absolutely delighted to be able to host a second Fiji Day Celebration in conjunction with 2 SCOTS on Saturday for the Fijian Veterans’ and serving communities funded by the VPPP project through the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. There was a huge attendance from […]

Ryan’s Story

When Ryan came into LVC in January he had not long left the Army and had just relocated from England. He wanted to share the photo of him when he first came in compared to how he looks now in October to show how far he has come on his journey. This is his story: […]


LVC SPOOKTACULAR LVC is hosting a small Halloween party for the veterans community with children and grandchildren on MONDAY 30TH OCTOBER. Please let us know if you wish to attend and how many children are coming with ages.

Change of CEO

Our CEO, Ian Stewart, retired on Friday 29th September after a very successful and transformative four years at LVC. He will be sadly missed by his colleagues, volunteers, the Board of Trustees and all at LVC. The good news is that although Ian has stepped down as CEO, he intends to join the Board of […]

Scottish Veterans Commissioner

We had the privilege of hosting Susie Hamilton, the Scottish Veterans Commissioner, on Wednesday 13th September. She visited the centre to hear about the good work that we do and then went to meet some of our veterans and family members at the D Day Club.

Barnton Bunker Trip

Our veterans and families had a cracking day out last Friday 8th September when we visited Barnton Bunker. Big thanks go out to Ben and Jordan who showed us round the bunker that they have been painstakingly restoring to its former 1950’s glory. One of our Royal Signals veterans, Anne Alexander, spent the day reminiscing […]

Armed Forces Families Day 2023

Had a great Family Sports Day, the weather was kind to us and we had over 120 people attend. There are multiple thanks the LVC team would like to say: Our volunteers and helpers who were invaluable in making the day the success it was. To our families for attending. Massive thanks to the Armed […]