Bield

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A Syrian refugee is giving back to the community that welcomed him by offering up free Christmas haircuts to tenants at a Port Glasgow housing development. Grateful tenants at Bield’s Crosshill Gardens benefited from a free haircut courtesy of Mounzer Darsani, a Syrian barber who sought refuge

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SHN editor Kieran Findlay finds out how the escalating energy crisis is affecting the sector and how associations are responding. Skyrocketing energy costs and inflation are directly impacting the operations of housing associations across Scotland with increased overheads forcing delays to maintenan

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Two childhood best friends who lived next door to each other growing up in Linlithgow have reunited by chance after losing touch 60 years ago. Irene Gresty lost touch with Janet Henderson when she moved from the area after her husband was deployed by the Navy.

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Employees at Bield Housing and Care came together to celebrate the dedication and hard work of their staff over the last two years. The housing provider hosted a Staff Awards Ceremony to recognise and reward the staff members that went above and beyond their normal duties and kept morale high d

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Bield has rolled out hundreds of air fryers and slow cookers to tenants across the country in a bid to help reduce energy consumption. The cooking equipment has been gifted to 688 Bield tenants as the provider received £33,000 from the Social Housing Fuel Support Fund – Round Two, funded

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Bield Housing and Care is looking to the future as it returns to an in-person AGM after a two-year hiatus. Sustainability and the cost-of-living crisis will both sit top of the agenda at Bield’s AGM - which is due to take place this week – with over 100 employees and members in attendanc

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Bield has been awarded funding that will get older tenants involved in shaping new digital services, enabling them to live as independently as possible. The housing provider has successfully secured £75k in funding from the pioneering TAPPI project (Technology for our Ageing Population: Panel

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Housing and care specialist Bield has launched an Energy Management and Environmental Sustainability policy with a commitment to reduce its carbon footprint by 90% and reach net zero by 2045. The policy outlines the actions Bield will take to reduce CO2 emissions across its 5,000+ properties and how

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Housing and care specialist Bield is spearheading the roll-out of its tenants’ first technology strategy. Tracey Howatt, who has amassed an impressive 35 years of service with Bield, took up the role of director of customer experience in January 2022 and will be responsible for transforming ho

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Bield Housing and Care has launched a new volunteer initiative to bring together its diverse community. Coinciding with Pride Day, Bield‘s ‘Rainbow Network’ initiative will see tenants invited to join a volunteer-led group focused on inclusivity and fostering a safe and social envi

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An inspiring pensioner saddled up and led a sponsored motorbike ride around her hometown at the weekend, crossing a big item off her bucket list. 91-year-old Margaret Sneddon, a resident at Bield’s Crosshill Gardens development, fulfilled a lifelong dream of riding on the back of a motorcycle

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