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2022-2023 23 AUGUST 2023 📈 Measuring Impact, Inspiring Progress Every year, we embark on a mission to assess our contributions to our local community and evaluate our achievements. Our Social Impact Report isn’t just a collection of numbers; it’s a reflection of the stories, challenges, and triumphs that define our shared vision. 💡 Innovation for…

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Pre-Apprenticeship Programme

10 August 2023 We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Pre-Apprenticeship Programme, designed by The Ridge. This programme is made possible through our partnership with Historic Environment Scotland and via funding from the Hamish Ogston Foundation. CONSTRUCTING FUTURES The purpose is to help participants develop an understanding of apprenticeship opportunities, which are…

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Feasibility Study

7 March 2023 The Ridge is developing plans for 86-88 High Street, which is an important historic site, requiring a careful conservation approach to the restoration of its older parts. We need to consider how to bring the best possible insulation to the cold stone tenement, to reduce heat loss and therefore the requirement for…

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Black Bull Close

A story for our time. 5 January 2023 The Black Bull Close journey has been a long and interesting one, and it’s not over yet! Back in 2016, we agreed to extend our lease (with East Lothian Council) for the Backlands garden, to include the ivy-covered roofless ruins which lie between the garden and the…

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DERELICT SPACE TO TRAINING SPACE With a vision, a lot of had work and a great team, dreams really do come true. Just look at the transformation from dereliction to a workshop of joinery excellence, training young people and adults from all over East Lothian. Dunbar you should be so very proud!! Stone Work to…

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Fantastic Funding from Heritage Lottery Fund and Beyond

Black Bull Close Clearance and Community Archaeology Project We’re so excited to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund has granted us £55,000 to support the next phase in clearing the Black Bull Close buildings and making them safe. This will allow us to give access to small supervised groups, in particular as part of a…