What an outstanding turn out and a truly amazing day we all had on Saturday 8th October for our Fijian Veterans and families. Thanks to them and Maj Tony Ronaldson of 2 SCOTS the event went without a hitch. The traditional outfits, singing and dancing were simply awesome. Ian had the privilege of being guest […]
Join us on 12th November 2022 **TICKETS AVAILABLE** Raffle prizes currently include: Remembrance plaque from Florys Chateaubriand and Merlot for 2 at the Pier Brasserie (menu price £116) Limited edition Whisky society malt (worth £95) Lunch for 2 at RSC (worth £44) £30 voucher for Down the Hatch and 8 bottles of spirits
On Tuesday 2nd November we were privileged to host ex SAS veteran Colin Maclachlan in the centre. This was another huge success for LVC. Many thanks to Colin for his amazing stories and insight into the work of the Special Forces. It was a thoroughly insightful evening had by all.
With a brilliant pipe band, live music with Charlie Gorman singing some WW2 favourites, some natty vintage outfits, tons of food and lashings of bunting and no lashing rain, Lothians Veterans Centres Victory Street Party was a massive hit. Big thanks to all who came along to make it such a memorable day!
Despite COVID’s best efforts to scupper our 75th Anniversary VE Day celebrations 2 years ago, Lothians Veterans Centre is, at long last, now able to have a ‘wartime themed’ VICTORY STREET PARTY for veterans and their immediate family members! And…what better year to have it, than the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year! The party will take […]
Fantastic sailing trip despite a little bit of drama on the night on the River Forth: a rescue at sea!! Ok that might be pushing it -one of the Hunter 707s snapped the forestay which made it unable to get back in, so the second Hunter had to go back in and Sammy got the […]
We recently joined forces with our close friends and partners at Community Veterans Support in Govan to take 20 veterans (and a cute doggo) on a brilliant trip down to the National Arboretum and Bletchley Park. The aim was to foster camaraderie and provide a holiday for some veterans who have had various obstacles to […]
Please join us in congratulating our two fantastically brilliant volunteers, Alan and Grace, on their silver and bronze awards. You deserve these awards and more for the commitment you show to the staff and members of LVC and the wider veterans’ community. BZ guys and a massive thank you to you both!!
LVC’s wives and female partners night was such a brilliant night. Who says the veterans have to have all the fun?! Thanks to all the ladies that came along. A massive thank you too to Icandi beauty who donated a gel nail polish to one lucky winner and to Nibble and Pickle for providing the […]
We have recently started a new initiative where we have partnered up with the CO-OP in Newtongrange as their foodshare partner. This means they give us any perishable food that has a best before date of the previous day. This food is still fresh enough to eat and some of it, such as the fruit […]