November 11, 2022

SCOTLAND’S BRAVEST MANUFACTURING COMPANY HIRES VETERANS THANKS TO BEAR SCOTLAND PARTNERSHIP

BEAR Scotland delivers more than £120,000 in social value annually Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company (SMBC) has been able to employ military veterans and people with disabilities thanks to an ongoing partnership with BEAR Scotland, amounting to over £120,000 in social value. SBMC gives veterans the opportunity of a stable and secure job whilst supporting them … Continued

October 17, 2022

RECRUITMENT EVENTS IN MIDLOTHIAN AND WEST LOTHIAN

Open evenings in Newtongrange and Queensferry, 15 & 17 November Over 40 local job opportunities in South East Scotland BEAR Scotland is bolstering its team in communities across South-East Scotland, recruiting for over 40 roles based in locations including Queensferry, Bonnyrigg, and Burghmuir near Linlithgow. The roles BEAR Scotland is recruiting for include highway maintenance … Continued

September 27, 2022

FORTH ROAD BRIDGE OPEN DAY SUCCESS

Open day attracted over 400 visitors and raised over £2,000 for charity BEAR Scotland pledges to repeat the event next year Doors Open Day at the Forth Road Bridge has been hailed a great success, attracting over 400 visitors and raising over £2,000 for charity. The event on Saturday 24 September was organised by Transport … Continued

September 14, 2022

FORTH ROAD BRIDGE OPEN DAY TOURS FULLY BOOKED

Overwhelming response to Doors Open Day tours Visitors have chance to enter charity raffle for bridge tower trip Guided tours of the Forth Road Bridge being offered by BEAR Scotland as part of Doors Open Days are fully booked following an overwhelming response from the public. Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free festival celebrating … Continued

September 7, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND RAISE OVER £19,300 FOR CASH FOR KIDS ON CHARITY GOLF DAY

BEAR Scotland has raised over £19,300 for Cash for Kids as a number of its key suppliers and subcontractors took part in its annual Charity Golf Day at the Dalmahoy Country Club near Edinburgh. The 4-ball shotgun tournament got underway on the country club’s West Course, with the 72 players competing for individual and team … Continued

September 2, 2022

PAUL’S PARCELS RECEIVES £1K FUNDING BOOST FROM BEAR SCOTLAND

North Lanarkshire food poverty prevention charity gets support from roads team   BEAR Scotland has donated £1,000 to Shotts-based charity Paul’s Parcels, a small independent charity that provides support to local villages in the surrounding area. Paul’s Parcels’ mission is to help tackle food insecurity or poverty by providing families with fresh food on a … Continued

August 1, 2022

CLARITY WALK RECEIVES £1,000 FUNDING BOOST FROM BEAR SCOTLAND

BEAR Scotland has donated £1,000 on behalf of all staff to Inverness-based charity Clarity Walk, an organisation dedicated to bringing people together through nature to connect communities and reduce isolation, anxiety and depression. The charity offers various activities where they aim to encourage people to take time away from digital devices and spend more time … Continued

July 12, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND HELPS HAWICK HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS ACHIEVE GARDENING GLORY

A £750 BEAR Scotland community fund donation to Hawick High School was instrumental in supporting the school’s successful bid to achieve the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Schools Gardening Award level 4. The school’s gardening focus has also seen three pupils achieve a John Muir Discovery level award by exporting their skills to a local … Continued

June 29, 2022

TRANSFORM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RECEIVES £1,000 FUNDING BOOST FROM BEAR SCOTLAND

BEAR Scotland has donated £1,000 on behalf of all staff to Dundee-based charity Transform Community Development, an organisation dedicated to supporting the needs of vulnerable people by finding solutions ranging from temporary accommodation to sheltered employment. The charity’s FareShare project aims to reduce food poverty amongst people suffering from social and economic distress. Transform also … Continued

June 29, 2022

SCHOOLS OUT!

As the end of the academic year approaches, we take stock of the comprehensive education programme that has been developed and delivered by BEAR Scotland for schools in South East Scotland and beyond. 3,881 pupils in 90 schools engaged with – over 80% via virtual sessions (but that still means we reached over 650 pupils … Continued

June 29, 2022

SCHOOL PUPILS BENEFIT FROM EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME

Primary 6 and 7 pupils from Lochleven High School were delighted to get the opportunity to work with the BEAR Scotland team by completing three of our four BEAR Cub Engineers Challenges. On-line, interactive sessions were delivered virtually using the eSgoil, DYW Live (Developing the Young Workforce) education programme with follow up materials and instructions … Continued

June 29, 2022

BEAR SCOTLAND CHARITY GIVING

In the first half of 2022 BEAR Scotland has donated over £13,000 to several different charities and causes. Some recent fundraising and charity support initiatives include: In May employees took part in our shareholder, Eurovia’s ‘Steps to Health’ challenge, covering a total 1,976 miles between them and raising £1,000 for our staff nominated charity partner … Continued