Local News

GP Appointment provision at Brechin Health Centre

I have written to Grant Archibald, Chief Executive of Tayside NHS regarding the ongoing issues that many residents in Brechin continue to face trying to book an appointment with their GP at Brechin Health Centre.


National Lottery Event

More than 150 Angus community groups and representatives attended a "routes to funding" session organised by the local MP.
Big Lottery Fund representative Ulrick spoke to attendees at the event in St Andrew’s Church Hall, Arbroath on February 22.

Cancelled Operations over Christmas

Nearly 100 operations were cancelled by NHS Tayside in an eight-week period from December to January, figures obtained by the Scottish Conservatives have revealed.


GP Appointments in Brechin

The MP for Angus has asked health chiefs to broker a solution to “untenable” GP waiting arrangements among many constituents.

Ill locals who attend Brechin Health Centre have been seen on a triage basis since the practice ran with reduced GPs a few years ago.

National Lottery Funding for Angus

A “routes to funding” session to advise charities and community groups on gaining lottery funding will take place in Angus next month.

Organised by local MP Kirstene Hair, the National Lottery Funding event will take place in St Andrew’s Church Hall, Arbroath on February 22.

Prime Minister praises RM Condor

The Prime Minister has paid tribute to Royal Marines “past and present” who have served at RM Condor as she re-iterated UK Government plans to keep 45 Commando at the Angus base.


Response from Bank of Scotland on Kirriemuir Branch Closure

Dear Ms Hair

Closure of Kirriemuir branch of Bank of Scotland

Thank you for your letter of 15 November, addressed to Mr António Horta-Osório, our Group Chief Executive. I have been asked to respond on behalf of the Bank.

Assurances for RM Condor's Future

A senior government minister confirmed that there are “no plans” to move Royal Marines away from their Angus base.

Angus MP Kirstene Hair secured a Westminster Hall debate urging the Ministry of Defence to secure the long-term future of RM Condor in Arbroath.