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September 2013

Leeds 3 Peaks challenge team raises over £10,000!

A group of people at the top of a mountain with a Leeds Building Society banner

A team of twelve staff from Leeds Building Society’s sales and operations team successfully climbed the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales over three days last weekend. The ‘Hearts and Sole’ team reached the summits of Ben Nevis in the highlands, Scafell Pike in the Lake District and Mount Snowdon in North Wales. They have raised over £10,000 so far for the British Heart Foundation.

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Leeds increases rate on market leading products to 3.05%

Leeds Building Society has increased the rates on its market leading 5-Year Fixed Rate Bonds and ISAs by up to 0.15%. The Society is now paying an increased rate of 3.05% on both of its locked-in products, complimented by versions of these products at 2.90%, for those customers who require the peace of mind of access to some of their funds without notice or penalty.

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Leeds puts ‘Heart and Sole’ into raising £11,000 climbing 11,000 feet!

A group of people wearing matching 'Heart & Sole' t-shirts

A team of fourteen staff from Leeds Building Society’s sales team are completing the National Three Peaks Challenge in aid of the British Heart Foundation between Friday 20th and Sunday 22nd September. The ‘Hearts and Sole’ team are climbing the highest mountains of Scotland, England and Wales; Ben Nevis in the highlands, Scafell Pike in the Lake District and Mount Snowdon in North Wales.

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Leeds Building Society to help ‘denimise the nation’ on Jeans for Genes Day

Staff at Leeds Building Society will be leaving their suits at home and wearing their jeans on Jeans for Genes Day 2013, which takes place on Friday 20th September.

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Miss Leeds accepts £22,000 donation for Variety, the Children’s Charity

Miss Leeds and two members of Leeds Building Society with cheque

Leeds Building Society presented Variety, the Children’s Charity with a cheque for £22,000 during the final regular season home game for Leeds Rhinos. Peter Hill, Leeds Building Society’s Chief Executive, presented the £22,000 cheque to Miss Leeds, Jacqueline Columbine, who accepted the donation on the charity’s behalf.

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Leeds Building Society presents Super League leaders with over £2,000

Huddersfield Giants were presented with a cheque for £2,120 at half-time during last weekend’s game against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at the John Smith’s Stadium.

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Leeds launches market leading products paying 3%

Leeds Building Society has announced the launch of not one, but four market leading savings products and is offering a 5-Year Fixed Rate Bond and ISA, both paying 3.00%, with the ISA paying 0.50% more than the next best in the market.

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