National Lottery Community Funding

We are delighted and excited to announce that we have secured funding from The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland to expand our support to veterans and families over the next 3 years. We are extremely grateful for this funding which will make a real difference to the lives of veterans and families in the Lothians. […]

Female Veterans’ Networking Event, Edinburgh, 6th July

On Saturday 55 amazing women attended our Female Veterans’ Networking Event at The Scots Guards Club in Edinburgh. The fact that so many women turned up demonstrates that there is a real need for these types of events so we will be organising more! It was a fantastic opportunity for ex-servicewomen from all 3 services […]

Scottish Veterans Awards

Team LVC had a fantastic night at the Scottish Veterans Awards on 24th April. We won Silver in the Veterans Group of the Year category which we were absolutely delighted with. It’s a real privilege and honour to accept the award on behalf of LVC’s community of veterans and families and all the volunteers who […]

LVC Logo Rebrand

On Friday 29th March we showcased our new logo and opened our doors to the community. The logo re-brand was an opportunity to connect with various organisations new and old, representatives from various authorities, Veterans and families and the local community to see who we are and what we do if they weren’t already aware. […]

Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust Funding

We are delighted and excited to announce that we have received funding for the next 3 years from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust‘s Reaching and Supporting Armed Forces Communities programme. We are grateful for this funding as it will enable us to expand on our current support for female veterans and their families in […]

Scottish Veterans Awards 2024

Some of the staff and board members from LVC attended the Scottish Veterans Awards certificate giving and filming day for finalists at Edinburgh Castle on Wednesday 13th March. It was a great day in the beautiful surroundings of Edinburgh Castle and it gave us the opportunity to meet likeminded people that support the Veterans’ Community. […]

Happy International Women’s Day 2024

Happy International Women’s Day to all our Female Veterans, Wives and Partners of Veterans! Last night our Female Veterans, Wives and Partners gathered for our 2nd meet up. We were joined by Helen Marie Tuiwaiwai to discuss health and wellbeing strategies. HM provided us with knowledge and assistance in dealing with anxiety. One of our […]

Valentines Quiz Fundraiser

Everyone had a fantastic night at our Valentine’s quiz fundraiser on Friday the 16th February at Dalkeith British Legion. We raised an amazing £800 and would like to thank all the local businesses and people who donated raffle prizes on the night. A massive thank you to John Gillie at ABF Scotland as well for […]

UK Veterans Minister and Scottish Veterans Commissioner Visit LVC

We were delighted to host a visit by the UK Veterans Minister, Johnny Mercer, at LVC on Thursday 22nd February 2024 along with the Scottish Veterans Commissioner. Johnny and the staff from the Office for Veterans’ Affairs took time to meet LVC’s staff and volunteers to hear about the fantastic things we do to support […]