Bield



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

Bield celebrates day care centre staff

Bield staff at a day care facility in East Dunbartonshire are being commended by their employers after going above and beyond to support customers throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 22 July 2020

Bield tenants take up new hobbies during lockdown

Tenants at a Bield housing development in Edinburgh have been kept busy with a new hobby during lockdown, creating a ‘Garden of Hope’ to bring fellow tenants together while remaining socially distant.

Published 20 July 2020

Bield appoints Diana MacLean and Iain Baxter to management team

Bield has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Diana MacLean as director of customer experience and Iain Baxter as digital project lead.

Published 1 July 2020

Young bagpiper entertains customers at Bield's Linlithgow development

Euan Crawford, a young bagpiper from Linlithgow Academy, has delighted customers at Bield's West Port development in Linlithgow by playing a special ‘outdoors’ lockdown concert.

Published 19 June 2020

Bield community group continues to spread kindness during coronavirus pandemic

Pensioners in isolation during the coronavirus lockdown have been able to tuck into a weekly nutritional meal generously donated by a local Bield community group.

Published 17 June 2020

A simple fish supper lift spirits at Bield retirement development

A South Ayrshire retirement housing development were treated to a fish and chip delivery to lift their spirits amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 14 May 2020

Bield appoints Paula Rice as director of finance and resources

Bield has appointed Paula Rice as its new director of finance and resources.

Published 7 May 2020

Bield housing manager gets crafty to overcome PPE shortage

As frontline workers continue to see a shortage in PPE equipment, a Bield staff member decided to take matters into her own hands – literally.

Published 7 May 2020

Dr Lesley Holdsworth named new board chair at Bield

Bield has announced the appointment of a new chair to its board of management who will lead the organisation into the future and to ensure it continues to deliver a “significant” positive impact to the wellbeing of older people.

Published 22 April 2020

Easter cheer in Bield housing developments across central belt

Bield developments experienced the act of kindness first hand throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with a spate of donations of Easter treats for tenants.

Published 14 April 2020

Bield receives vital donations from local distilleries

Bield has been overwhelmed by the kind gestures of two distilleries who have donated hand sanitiser to allow key workers to continue to safely work with vulnerable older people amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 7 April 2020

Cruden Group donates 200 masks to frontline Bield care workers

The Cruden Group has responded to a call for help to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline care workers.

Published 6 April 2020

'Pillowslip Shop' helps Bield tenants sleep easy

A Bield housing development in Port Glasgow has opened a novel ‘pillowslip’ shop to help older people keep stocked with vital supplies during Scotland’s lockdown response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 30 March 2020

Trust, Hanover and Bield unveil research into needs of Scotland’s ethnic minority older people

A major research report providing unprecedented insights into the growing needs of ethnic minority older people in Scotland was launched this week by national housing associations, Trust, Hanover (Scotland) and Bield.

Published 3 March 2020