Veterans Awareness Stand – Morrisons

Our volunteers Alan Hill, Joyce Grieve and Dianne Holmes spent the day at Morrisons, Dalkeith raising awareness regarding Veterans needs and the support available for them and their families. It was a cold day but Morrisons were great and kept the team warm whilst they spread the word about Lothians Veterans Centre. Thank you for […]

Meet Eddie AKA ‘FAST EDDIE’ 🛵

Eddie is a Royal Marines Veteran. He has been having a few issues getting around and was in desperate need of a mobility scooter. He had approached the The Royal Marines Charity for help to purchase one but communications had broken down during the process and nothing was happening for Eddie. We contacted Paul ‘Baz’ […]

£50,000 Grant from Veterans’ Foundation

We are delighted and excited to announce that we have just received a grant of £50,000 from Veterans’ Foundation to go towards staff salaries in 2024 and 2025. We are extremely grateful for the continued support from Veterans’ Foundation as this means that we can carry on supporting the Veterans’ community in the many and […]

MacTAGGART SCOTT Donation

LVC is extremely grateful to the team at MacTAGGART SCOTT, and in particular the Chairman Richard Prenter, for the very generous donation of £2000 in December 2023. MacTAGGART SCOTT has been a huge supporter of LVC for a number of years and their ongoing support means such a lot to us. This donation will go […]

Christmas Bacon Roll Morning

What a cracking Christmas bacon roll morning we had and what a great way to end a brilliant year for LVC!! A huge thank you to Midlothian Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club for paying for our rolls today!! We had rolls, mince pies, crackers and a sing along. We also celebrated Eric being 90 […]

Vetrobates at Erskine Care Home 2023

The Vetrobates, LVC’s choir, put on a show stopping performance at Edinburgh Erskine Care Home on Tuesday 12th December 2023. We enjoyed it just as much as the residents of Erskine and we are looking forward to going back again next year. A bit shout out goes to Kevin and Sean for their talented piping […]

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

NAAFI Break

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 […]

FIJI DAY CELEBRATIONS 14TH OCTOBER 2023

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 […]