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Foundations Gardens News Support Training

People of The Ridge

Why did you start the Ridge? I had worked as a secondary school teacher, and been Chair of the School Board at Dunbar Grammar School. I had 3 children growing up here. I could see that there were big issues around some youngsters leaving school with few options to access training or work. I was…

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Gardens News Volunteering

10 Years 10 stories

A community defined by what it dreams of. Our beautiful ‘bird’ gate at the Backlands Garden on Garden Lane really is a beauty. Designed and built by Robin Wood of Wild Child Designs, it has attracted much attention over the years; everyone wants to reach out and touch it. The bird in the gate is…

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Construction Foundations News Training

10 YEARS 10 STORIES

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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News Support

Local Funding News

We are very excited and thrilled to say thank you to East Lammermuir Community Council for their recent piece of 2 year grant funding. This money will enable us to provide further focussed crisis funding within the community and to examine the services already in place, identify gaps and duplications. We want to create a…

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Foundations Gardens News Support

Social Impact Report 2020-2021

Pop the kettle on and settle down for a good read. Click here 2020 was a year of challenge and a year of change. COVID 19 was a challenge for us all but this made our work and our commitment to it more important than ever. When the pandemic first broke and the country was…

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Foundations Gardens News Support Training

Are you the missing piece?

There is a lot going on at the Ridge so much so that we are delighted to offer another opportunity to join our fantastic team. Do you have what it takes to step into the role of part- time Employability Trainer. This is an exciting and varied role that includes front-line delivery as well as…