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We are hiring!

Hello! Is it you we are looking for. Are you super-organised, focussed and able to work under your own steam? Do you want to make a difference? Do you enjoy a challenge? If you can answer yes to the above and are currently looking for work, then it could be YOU and we would love…

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Funding = Training

The Ridge worked with Stirling Community Enterprise and Historic Environment Scotland (HES) in a bid to the Skills Development Scotland to receive National Transition Training Fund (NTTF) monies. The Ridge will be offering NTTF training to individuals from throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians but what is NTTF training? The aim of this training is to…

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Sunny’s Kitchen

After a prolonged hiatus we are thrilled to be working on Sunny’s kitchen once more. For those of you that don’t already know Sunny’s Kitchen is a place to meet and a place to eat. Using local ingredients and diverting food from landfill our cracking group get together to prepare a three course meal and…

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Gardens

Shop local

We are enjoying a bumper season across our two garden sites at the Backlands and Empire Close. Both gardens are supplying produce to the Community Carrot and Empire close continues to supply local florists, Pixie Rose and Seapink Studios with wonderful local blooms. We are thrilled to see our produce, having been lovingly cared for…

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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…