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. An ex-military piper and formally of the 1st Royal Highland Fusiliers, John Thompson, who lives at Bield’s Craigengar Park in Livingston, successfully swa
A new Edinburgh housing development is to provide much needed affordable and modern accommodation for more than 100 people. Fleming Place, the newest addition to Bield’s Scotland-wide portfolio of specialist housing, features 40 apartments for social rent that comprise a mixture of one and two-bed
Pupils from Craigroyston Primary School with the time capsule at Pennywell Living Memorabilia belonging to primary pupils and retired residents in North Edinburgh has been buried in the foundations of new homes under construction in Pennywell.
Tenants up and down the country are being encouraged by their landlord to raise their voices on the important issues facing them. Bield, which serves 23 local authority areas around Scotland, said it aims to empower tenants by asking them to voice their thoughts and recommendations regarding both th
Bield is calling on locals in West Lothian to help senior citizens get crafty by volunteering at its West Calder housing development. Stewart Court, a retirement housing development situated in the centre of town is seeking new volunteers to assist with social activities, helping to make a differenc
Helen Murdoch 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.
Launch of the Scottish Ethnic Minority Older Peoples Forum in The Burns Room at the Scottish Parliament 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.
Tenants at a retirement housing development in Bo’ness have seen their IT skills flourish thanks to the creation of an internet café by pupils at a local school. Eleven school pupils from Bo’ness Academy have been attending Bield’s Dean Court development to help share their computer skills wi
Stirlingshire locals are being encouraged to help senior citizens spread their wings by volunteering their time at Bield’s housing developments in the Stirling area. Allan Park House in Stirling, Greenacre Court in Bannockburn and Strathallan Court in Bridge of Allan, are currently looking for vol
A 96-year-old Bield tenant in Glasgow is set to publish his second novel – just months after his first became a national media sensation. William Glen’s latest novel follows the lives of four retirement home residents who, after becoming involved with a dangerous local gangster, end up committin