Project drives more success

Gorebridge CARS Training Plan presentation.
(L to R) Archie Pacey from The Gorebridge Community Development Trust, Jordan Krawczyk, Ross McLenaghan, Stewart Boyle, Jim Matson, William Gillespie from Edinburgh College, Councillor Jim Muirhead.
Gorebridge CARS Training Plan presentation. (L to R) Archie Pacey from The Gorebridge Community Development Trust, Jordan Krawczyk, Ross McLenaghan, Stewart Boyle, Jim Matson, William Gillespie from Edinburgh College, Councillor Jim Muirhead.

The fourth and final training phase of the Gorebridge Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) has been completed.

At a recent ceremony in Midlothian Council Chambers certificates were given to the 35 trainees and school pupils who completed the training plan courses.

Councillor Jim Muirhead (Lab) presented the certificates, saying: “I am delighted that a number of young people have been able to take advantage of the training workshops to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of the way historic buildings are repaired and kept in good order for future generations to enjoy. Well done to all those who have completed the courses.”

The scheme is a partnership with Midlothian Council, Historic Environment Scotland and Gorebridge Community Development Trust, with training provided by Edinburgh College.