Bield



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

Sun shines on Bield retiree at Royal Garden Party

A 69-year-old retiree is elated after his ‘once in a lifetime’ meeting with The Queen at this year’s Garden Party in Edinburgh.

Published 12 July 2018

Bield tenants celebrate Bo’ness Festival

It was celebrations all round last week as tenants at a Bo’ness housing development enjoyed a host of events honouring this year’s Bo’ness Children’s Fair Festival.

Published 3 July 2018

Pensioners celebrate Linlithgow parade with Bield

Two 83-year-old pensioners were given a “once in a lifetime” chance to become the Bield Deacon and Bield My Lord at this year’s Linlithgow March and Gala.

Published 27 June 2018

Duns retirement housing development given kitchen makeover

Tenants at a retirement housing development in the Scottish Borders have had their kitchens given a new lease of life.

Published 25 June 2018

Bield Improvement Group named Scotland's most inspiring tenant group

The Bield Improvement Group (BIG) has been recognised as Scotland's most inspiring tenant group at a recent awards ceremony.

Published 20 June 2018

Livingston development given new lease of life by Bield

A retirement housing development in Livingston has undergone a major revamp to improve and modernise the main entrance and foyer area, and reconfigure many of the flats to allow much improved standards of living.

Published 19 June 2018

Glasgow tenants reminisce with Classic Brits

In full Classic Brit Awards spirit, tenants at a retirement home in Glasgow have been listening to music from their youth and comparing it with today’s drastically different genres.

Published 14 June 2018