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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

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