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Where it all began

My work as a teacher convinced me that school wasn’t always the best place for everyone, or at least that some youngsters could really benefit from some ‘real life’ input as part of the mix. I was really impressed by Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, which featured in a documentary around the time I was thinking about…

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The Ridge Newsletter – the VIEW is out

We are delighted to say that we are now in print! The first issue of our newsletter, The View,  has hit the streets, look out for it and pick up a copy for your self and a friend. You can also read it on line, just click the link below. THE VIEW ISSUE 1 pdf

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Summary of Board Meetings

In the interests of transparency the Ridge’s board has decided to publish a summary of all board meetings on the web page.  These will be made available here and should anyone have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch. TRBoardSummary23Nov2015.odt Summary ridge meeting 4 july 2016 minutes_MD Summary TR Board Minutes 11…

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Major Funding Boost from the Coastal Communities Fund

The Ridge is delighted to announce a major funding award from the Coastal Communities Fund. We have been awarded £200,000 over 2 years, to deliver a number of specific projects, relating to the development of accredited training,  getting people ready for work in the local job market (food production, horticulture, and fisheries); working with local traders…

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The Ridge: Pilot Project gets initial funding

We have received funding towards our pilot project from East Lammermuir Community Council, Dunbar Community Council, Foundation Scotland, East Lothian Council’s Community Engagement Fund, the Lloyds TSB School for Social Entrepreneurs, and the National Lottery’s Investing in Ideas fund. We are really grateful for this early support that will now allow us to develop our pilot…