Bield 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 11 June 2018

Bield partners with befriending service for older people

Bield is calling for volunteers in North Lanarkshire to partner up with local charity Befriend Motherwell to help tenants take part in a variety of social activities.

Published 8 June 2018

West Lothian volunteers honoured by Bield

Ten superstar volunteers have been acknowledged for their hard work and valued contributions towards enriching the lives of older people at an award ceremony as part of Volunteers Week, a national celebration of volunteering across Scotland.

Published 7 June 2018

Local provider to takeover Bield care home in Fife

Housing and care provider Bield, which last year announced 12 of its care homes across Scotland were to close, has finalised a deal which will see all residents and staff transfer from a Fife facility to a local provider.

Published 1 June 2018

Glasgow tenants celebrate royal wedding with birthday extravaganza

To mark a combined age of 183 years, two Glaswegian tenants dressed up to the nines to celebrate their double-birthday on the day of the royal wedding.

Published 22 May 2018

West Lothian pensioner makes a splash by raising £7,000

A 75-year-old West Lothian pensioner has raised over £7,000 for local Alzheimer’s and dementia facilities by taking a dip in his local pool.

Published 21 May 2018

Double success for Bield in Edinburgh

A new Edinburgh housing development is to provide much needed affordable and modern accommodation for more than 100 people.

Published 18 May 2018

Bield tenants to take walk down memory lane on Scottish lingo

Tenants at a retirement housing development in Muirhouse are set to tackle the history of Scottish dialects as part of a series of events held by the local Reminiscence Group.

Published 8 May 2018

Bield tenants set for wheelie good time with Perth cycling initiative

An 81-year-old Perthshire pensioner has teamed up with his local school and council to help older people get back on their bikes.

Published 8 May 2018

History of North Edinburgh lays future foundations at Pennywell

Memorabilia belonging to primary pupils and retired residents in North Edinburgh has been buried in the foundations of new homes under construction in Pennywell.

Published 24 April 2018

Bield tenants urged to raise their voices in wide-ranging consultation

Tenants up and down the country are being encouraged by their landlord to raise their voices on the important issues facing them.

Published 19 April 2018

Bield appeals for volunteers at West Calder housing development

Bield is calling on locals in West Lothian to help senior citizens get crafty by volunteering at its West Calder housing development.

Published 13 April 2018

Bield tenants host lunch to thank installation team who fitted new showers

Tenants at a retirement housing development in Stenhousemuir have hosted a lunch to thank the installation team who fitted their new shower rooms.

Published 13 April 2018

Blog: Launch of the Scottish Ethnic Minority Older People Forum

After the launch of an initiative which aims to give a new voice for Scotland’s ethnic minority older people, Hanover Scotland chief executive, Helen Murdoch, give her views on the Scottish Ethnic Minority Older People Forum.

Published 22 March 2018

Housing associations help give new voice for Scotland’s ethnic minority older people

A new Forum has been created to engage with, encourage and support ethnic minority older people to become effective leaders and advocates for themselves, their families and their communities.

Published 21 March 2018