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Gardens

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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Support

Staff Training

Ridge Support team members are undertaking training from the CMA that will make them even more knowledgeable! Many members offer community continue to look for help with budgeting on low or little income and with that comes a great deal of stress and insecurity. Once trained our team will be in a position to help…

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Support

Local Authority Support

East Lothian Council have recently reconfirmed their continued support for the Ridge with a round of core funding for 2021-2022. We are delighted to be in receipt of this much needed money that goes some way to covering core running costs for our organisation. The Ridge and East Lothian Council have a strong working relationship…

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Support

Funding News

We are delighted to be able to announce that we have been successful recently in gaining three years core funding from The Robertson Trust. The Ridge has had a long association with The Robertson Trust as it campaigns and works for a fairer Scotland. The recent funding application process had at its heart a focus…

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Training

We are hiring

Is it you we’re looking for??? We’re recruiting! Looking for a special person to join our training team, with potential to develop and expand the role and really make a difference…Head of Training (Part time 0.6FTE) Closing 16th April 2021 (part-time, with potential to increase to full-time) Role As the successful candidate you will be…