Category Archives: News

  • Birdsong on a dull day

    Posted on 25 November 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    At the Ridgeline garden this morning, the birds were cheering up a grey morning. Getting outside in nature is good for us – even when it’s gloomy!  

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  • Listen to our latest interview on BBC Radio Berkshire

    Posted on 19 November 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    If you missed our interview with Bill Buckley, you can still catch it by clicking here.  We’re on about 2 hours and 39 minutes into the programme. It’s always great to have the opportunity to talk about the wonderful work Ridgeline does in improving people’s health and wellbeing.

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  • Catch up with us on the radio tomorrow

    Posted on 18 November 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    We’re going to be on BBC Radio Berkshire’s Bill Buckley show tomorrow (19th November 2020), around 12.30pm.  Last year, Bill was a regular visitor to the garden.  Coronavirus has put a temporary halt to his visits, so tomorrow is a great opportunity to keep Radio Berkshire listeners up to date with Ridgeline.And a great opportunity […]

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  • What a difference a year makes …

    Posted on 17 November 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    We’re only able to run sessions for our Addington students at the moment, so here’s a flashback to a year ago, when everyone was busy doing an Autumn tidy-up in the garden. We’re looking forward to working together again soon, but in the meantime, we hope everyone is looking after themselves, getting out and enjoying […]

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  • Ridgeline sessions stopping temporarily

    Posted on 6 November 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    The Ridgeline trustees have taken the decision to stop sessions temporarily.  This is because very few of our existing clients are able to attend.  We look forward to welcoming people back in January.  In the meantime, we hope everyone stays safe, and that, by following the rules, we can all help stop the spread of […]

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  • We’ve restarted sessions

    Posted on 19 October 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    After lots of careful planning and some changes to our setup, we were delighted to restart sessions with our client gardeners last Monday.  Everyone was glad to be back and got straight down to work.  Our dedicated team of volunteers have kept the garden in good shape during lockdown, but there is plenty to keep […]

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  • Guitar hero Marc breaks his record!

    Posted on 28 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    Local Ridgeline supporter Marc Bartsch has broken his own record fundraising for us.  As well as entertaining visitors to our harvest fetes for the last couple of years, last year, he turned it into a guitar-a-thon and raised an amazing £2,100 for us. This year, he increased the tempo, hosted a virtual harvest fete for […]

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  • Ridgeline are Cultivation Street prize winners!

    Posted on 25 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    We’re proud to announce we won third place in the Cultivation Street Gardens for Better Health competition.  Cultivation Street is a campaign founded by Chartered Horticultralist and broadcaster David Domoney, to help people to grow and garden together. Ridgeline’s Hannah Pritchard, who entered us, explains, “The award is for inspiring community gardening projects and people […]

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  • Another chance to watch our harvest fete 2020 – and radio catch up

    Posted on 15 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    Our first ever virtual harvest fete was broadcast live on Youtube last Sunday 13th September 2020, and was a fantastic event – wonderful guitar-playing and hosting from our resident musician Marc Bartsch (not so sure about the jokes!).  And we raised over £2,000 – thank you everyone for your generosity! If you missed it, don’t […]

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  • Vote for Ridgeline!

    Posted on 8 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    We’ve entered Cultivation Street’s Gro Your Best competition, and have been shortlisted!  We stand a chance of winning £500.  Now we need your vote – click on this link to go to their website and please vote for us. Thanks!  

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