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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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DIGITAL YOU – skills for life and work

We are very excited to announce that the Ridge was successful in securing funding from the SCVO Digital Participation Charter Fund. This will allow us to help you safely benefit from, participate in and contribute to the digital world of today and the future. Digital literacy is a right and a necessity and not something…


We are Hiring! A Community Engagement Project Manager for the Community Archaeology Project

Well, if you are reading this it’s because you are interested in the exciting new position arising at the Ridge; Project Manager at the Black Bull Close Community Archaeology Project The Project Manager post is a key role within our planned rescue and development of the Black Bull Close buildings and adjacent Backlands garden. This…

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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…

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We are hiring! Routes to Work Project Worker

The Project Worker (Routes to Work) will work with our Training Manager, Gill Last, to support those struggling with significant barriers, to address these issues and to move closer to employment. This role is funded by the European Social Fund, via East Lothian Council’s Challenge Fund