Rural Wisdom in Angus – An Update

Brechin Information Hub A small group of people from Brechin have recently been talking about providing a public information hub in Brechin, aware that – as digital technology increasingly takes over – some older people can feel left behind and unsure of how/where to access information. The group hoped to address this inequality by providing…

Rural Wisdom in Scotland – One Year On

Rural Wisdom is working with communities in Scotland and Wales to create opportunities for older people to shape their community. Our aim is make communities work better for older people and the other people who live there. These are the outcomes we want to achieve: More older people, and a more diverse range of older…

Community Groups in Brechin

When the Rural Wisdom project carried out a survey and ran an event earlier this year, we found that people in Brechin didn’t know where to go to access information about community groups in services. This prompted us to launch the Brechin Information Hub and run the ‘Open Doors Fortnight’. We were thoroughly impressed by…

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Information Hub to be Trialled in Brechin

From 11th September 2018 until the end of March 2019, and in partnership with Brechin Community Pantry, Rural Wisdom is trialling an Information Hub for all residents in Brechin. Rural Wisdom is a project run by community development charity, Outside The Box, partly funded by Angus LEADER. The aim is to run the hub at…