Lottery grants fresh funding to older people project

An innovative project which helps disadvantaged older black and ethnic minority people has received lottery funding of £337,000, enabling the project which is supported by housing associations Trust, Hanover and Bield to continue improving older people’s lives.

Published 20 January 2017

Bield welcomes children's choir

More than 40 children from a local choir sang in the season at a Kirkintilloch day care centre and retirement housing development.

Published 4 January 2017

Bield tenants provide the perfect present for disadvantaged children

Tenants at a Bield Retirement Housing Development in Cumbernauld have worked hard with the community to ensure disadvantaged children across Europe can enjoy a Merry Christmas with something to unwrap.

Published 23 December 2016

Bield tenants get into the Christmas spirit

Tenants at a Bield very sheltered housing development in Linlithgow welcomed family and friends as they created the ultimate early Christmas present - raising a whopping £800.

Published 22 December 2016

Retiring Bield chair praises the value of the personal touch

The retiring chair of Edinburgh based housing and care charity Bield believes anyone with a connection to the sector can benefit from making time to bond with care-users, family and staff as the industry faces tough challenges.

Published 6 December 2016

Bield staff complete fearless feat for charity

Four daring staff members from a Linlithgow very sheltered housing development have taken a huge leap to raise a whopping £1,200 for charity.

Published 28 November 2016

Bield appeals for volunteers in Leith

Housing and care provider Bield is looking for a volunteer befriender to support an older person who lives in Donaldson Court, a Very Sheltered Housing Development in Leith.

Published 21 November 2016

Volunteers needed to help older people stay connected

A retirement housing development in Haddington is looking for a volunteer to provide valuable computing support for its tenants.

Published 14 November 2016

Bield raises over £1,000 with Cumnock coffee morning bakes

A manager of Bield’s very sheltered housing development at Glebe Court, Cumnock has raised over £1,100 during her final coffee morning in an annual tradition that has been running since 1994.

Published 11 November 2016

Port Glasgow garden party raises £430

Bield has raised a fantastic £430 at a garden party in Port Glasgow.

Published 8 November 2016

Bield assisted living development celebrates Halloween in style

Rowan Gardens, a Very Sheltered Development in Greenock celebrated Halloween in style this year with its own self-decorated ghoulish party.

Published 3 November 2016

Bield searches for social activity volunteers in Portobello

Bield are looking for social activity volunteers to encourage tenants to socialise together in Milton Court, their retirement development in Portobello.

Published 31 October 2016

Sportsman’s dinner raises £2000 for Bield

Mary’s Kitchen at Whitehill Court Day Care Centre in Kirkintilloch is set for a £2,000 boost after Bield received a generous donation from The Eagle Lodge in Bishopbriggs.

Published 25 October 2016

Bright start for Bield’s innovative Sure Call service

Housing and care provider Bield is taking full advantage of advances in technology to create services that enable service-users to lead fuller, more flexible lives, while at the same time reducing the workload of care providers.

Published 24 October 2016

Bield’s evening support service opens door in Falkirk

Bield’s day care centre at Thornhill Court in Falkirk hosted an open evening this week to highlight the importance of its Evening Support Service.

Published 21 October 2016