Archive: January 21, 2022

Public Meeting announcement

Following the dismissal of our appeal by the Scottish Ministers, we are holding a public meeting at the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Hall in Brechin on Wednesday 26/01/2022 at 7pm for 7:15 pm. The Jenner Centre will continue however we, as a group, have decided to see how we can develop BHG’s work to further benefit the …

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Article in The Courier by Graham Brown on 18/01/2022

Brechin health group future “uncertain” after infirmary takeover plan fails  By Graham Brown January 18 2022, 5.30pm   Brechin Healthcare Group’s future is “uncertain”, says chairman Grahame Lockhart. Pic: Mhairi Edwards/Chris Donnan/DCT Media. Angus health campaigners are at a crossroads after seeing their dream of creating a community hub in an old town hospital crushed. Brechin …

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Article in The Courier on 14/01/2022 by Graham Brown

What now for Brechin Infirmary? Ministers reject health group’s CAT appeal over former hospital  By Graham Brown January 14 2022, 12.16pm Brechin Healthcare Group chairman Grahame Lockhart at the infirmary. Pic: Mhairi Edwards/DCT Media. A bombshell knockback has been given to Brechin campaigners in their six-year journey to turn the town’s former infirmary into a community …

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Urgent Update

We have been informed this week that our Appeal to the Scottish Government to take over the Infirmary has been dismissed and our Community Asset Transfer has been refused. The dismissal and refusal were based on three issues raised by the Reporter in his report to Scottish Ministers:- whether a sufficient level of community benefit …

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