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Greenock pensioners drive away hunger with food collection

Tenants at a Greenock retirement development have shown a strong sense of community by collecting donations for a local food drive.

Published 14 September 2018

Dundee tenants bear all with film of childhood memories

Tenants and staff from a Bield retirement housing development in Dundee have taken a trip down memory lane thanks to a local film about childhood teddies.

Published 13 September 2018

102-year-old Glaswegian shares secrets to long life

A Glasgow pensioner has revealed her biggest secrets to a long and happy life, after reaching the ripe old age of 102.

Published 13 September 2018

Bield partnership puts Stirling on path to health

Older people in Stirling have been boosting their health in the great outdoors thanks to a partnership between Bield and Scotland’s walking charity.

Published 12 September 2018

Bield tenants in Buckhaven turn back time with reminiscence event

Tenants at a Buckhaven housing development have been taken on a trip down memory lane at an event dedicated to all things from the past.

Published 6 September 2018

Bield residents pick up pins in aid of children’s charity

A close knit group of tenants at a Midlothian retirement development have teamed up with Police Scotland to create cuddly toys to help youngsters bear with traumatic events.

Published 4 September 2018

Bield cuts ribbon on Edinburgh development

Bield Housing & Care has officially launched its newest Edinburgh development, providing affordable accommodation for more than 100 people.

Published 31 August 2018

Bield garden blooms thanks to West Calder community

A retirement housing development’s garden has been brought to life thanks to the hard work of the West Calder community.

Published 23 August 2018

Further consultation to take place on proposed Kirkintilloch homes

A further consultation event is being held on the revised proposals for more than 50 new affordable homes in Kirkintilloch.

Published 21 August 2018

Fife volunteer serves up a smile for over a decade

A Fife woman has become a crucial part of the local community thanks to over a decade of voluntary work supporting the elderly.

Published 20 August 2018

Bothwell ‘surrogate granny’ is a painting sensation

A 95-year-old South Lanarkshire pensioner has painted over 350 dazzling masterpieces, despite being registered blind.

Published 9 August 2018

Mansfield Care completes takeover Bield care homes

A deal has been agreed which saw residents and staff at three Bield care homes transfer to a new provider earlier this month.

Published 25 July 2018

Bield report finds techy tenants are well connected

Those over the age of 50 are more tech-savvy than ever before, according to new findings from Scottish housing and care provider Bield.

Published 23 July 2018

Blog: How time flies when you volunteer

It’s not every day that you can claim to be the longest serving volunteer. Ingirid Deuling, currently a volunteer at Allan Park House in Stirling and a Bield board member, looks back on 35 golden years of volunteering and the experiences that have helped enrich her own life.

Published 20 July 2018

Bield retirement housing resident celebrates NHS milestone with Royalty

A 90-year-old former nurse who worked on the first day of the NHS has helped celebrate its 70th anniversary alongside the future King of the United Kingdom.

Published 18 July 2018