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Looking good!

Look at our garden and volunteers looking super smart in their new Ridge jackets. We successfully applied to Foundation Scotland’s Recovery and Resilience Fund for money that would allow us to continue to support our volunteers and service users when restrictions meant that activities had to be outdoors. We bought a supply of cosy jackets,…

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Gardens

Beautiful Blooms

At our Empire Close site on Dunbar’s High Street, spring has most definitely sprung and what a joy it is to see the first touches of pinks, yellows and purples start to decorate the garden. Our garden team and wonderful volunteers have been bus through the dark cold months caring for and nurturing the seeds…

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2019-2020 Social Impact Report

Pop the kettle on and settle down for a good read. Our first ever Social Impact Report illustrates our work over 2019-2020. It was great fun to put together, to look at our various projects and to recognise what can be achieved. We are already looking forward to doing next years.

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Black Bull Close Gardens

Ministerial visits

We were delighted to play host to Aileen Campbell – Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government as she paid a visit to East Lothian. She spent just over an hour onsite, touring the gardens and the work being carried out at the historic Black Bull Close buildings and chatting to our staff and volunteers.…

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Granny Paxton revisits the Black Bull Close

Thanks to everyone who came along to our Community Day on May 18th. The weather wasn’t on our side but we had a great day regardless with lots of people stopping by to hear more about our plans for the Black Bull Close buildings. You can read more about those plans here. On a very…

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Gardens

The Backlands Garden is open

The Backlands Garden is officially open for the summer. The garden is fully accessible to all. Members of the public are invited to pop in between the hours of 10-4 every Thursday and Friday to have a look and keep up to date with the latest goings on in the Garden.