Bield



Elderly Bield residents join forces to help support local community

Pensioners at a housing development in West Lothian have pulled together to help members of the local community who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 20 January 2021

Artists urged to join in Bield's golden anniversary celebrations

Bield is calling on art-loving members of the public to get creative to help celebrate its golden anniversary after 50 years in the business.

Published 18 January 2021

Bield helps create apprenticeship opportunities with new contractual clause

An apprentice has benefited from a new contractual clause between a maintenance company and Bield Housing and Care to create apprenticeship opportunities.

Published 11 January 2021

Pensioner sleighs festive fundraising for hospice despite crippling Arthritis

A pensioner suffering from Arthritis has raised £160 for a local hospice and spread festive cheer by making and selling miniature Christmas trees.

Published 22 December 2020

Highland dancers receive musical shock in BBC surprise

Two young highland dancers were left amazed after the lead singer of their favourite band surprised them during a performance at an Argyll and Bute housing development.

Published 21 December 2020

Bield community spreads hope with festive tree

A Bield housing development in North Lanarkshire is encouraging the local community to get behind a kindness initiative to bring messages of hope to vulnerable and elderly customers during the festive period.

Published 11 December 2020

Bield helps long-term friends relocate 390 miles during lockdown 

Long-term friends were able to relocate in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdown thanks to the help of Bield.

Published 10 November 2020

Innovative platform designed to improve staff health and wellbeing at Bield

Bield has launched a forward-thinking platform to help staff with challenges enhanced by the COVID-19 pandemic and a separate platform dedicated to showcasing acts of kindness.

Published 14 October 2020

OBE for Bield board chair Dr Lesley Holdsworth

Bield’s board of management chair Dr Lesley Holdsworth, who is a key figure in advancing the digital capability of health professionals in Scotland, has been recognised in the Queen’s 2020 Birthday Honours list.

Published 12 October 2020

Students provide ‘invaluable’ care support during lockdown, says Bield

Three university students have been commended for their support after working at housing provider Bield during the pandemic.

Published 6 October 2020

Bield pledge support to Scottish Housing Day 2020

Bield Housing and Care is pledging its support to this year’s Scottish Housing Day celebration which highlights the difference social housing makes in communities across the country.

Published 15 September 2020

Bield goes virtual for its first online AGM

More than 30 staff, board members and customers are expected to join a Zoom video call later this month as Bield hosts its first online Annual General Meeting.

Published 14 September 2020

Memoirs lift lockdown spirits for Prestonpans residents

Staff at a housing development in Edinburgh have gifted 27 customers with a memoir to remember their lockdown in a positive light and celebrate the easing of restrictions.

Published 7 September 2020

Bield to offer bespoke care service in West Lothian

Bield is now offering personalised at home care plans tailored around an individual’s needs in West Lothian.

Published 21 August 2020

Bield goes digital to host first international WhatsApp viewing

A couple have moved to a new home in Edinburgh after carrying out an innovative property viewing over WhatsApp from South Africa, thanks to staff at housing provider Bield. 

Published 4 August 2020