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May 2015

Spring clean for Wallsend Parks

Colleagues whelping to clear Wallsend parks

Colleagues from Leeds Building Society’s Direct Mortgage department teamed up with the Friends of Wallsend Parks to clear the parks of litter and get them ready for summer.

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Halifax branch manager takes high road for a great cause

The manager of Leeds Building Society’s Halifax branch is tackling the Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday to raise funds for mental health charity Mind.

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Skydive raises over £700 for North East charity

Stephen Forster is pictured attached to his instructor during the Tandem Skydive.

A Direct Mortgages assistant at Leeds Building Society’s Silverlink office took part in a tandem skydive to raise funds for a North East palliative care charity.

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Leeds Building Society flexes interest only criteria

Changes to interest only lending criteria by Leeds Building Society will give borrowers more flexibility in how they can buy a property or start to pay down their existing interest only mortgage.

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From fixed rates to fixing the fells for Leeds Product team

Swapping spreadsheets for spades, Leeds Building Society’s Product team joined a conservation project to help preserve a Lakeland fell for future generations.

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Six-day bike ride over 470 miles raises more than £1,000 for charity

An IT database administrator at Leeds Building Society took part in a gruelling bike ride between 15 English football grounds to raise funds for a community charity in Burnley.

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More choice for Help to Buy remortgagors from Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society has launched two new remortgage products for homeowners who bought their properties with assistance from the Government’s Help to Buy (HTB) Equity scheme.

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Low fee and incentives add to attraction of competitive Leeds fixed rates

The latest competitive fixed rate mortgage deals from Leeds Building Society include attractive incentives such as low fees, free valuations and fees assisted legal services.

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Leeds team raises over £500 for local homeless charity

Footballers from Leeds Building Society raised more than £500 for vulnerable and homeless people in Leeds at a charity tournament.

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Leeds Building Society appoints new non-executive Director

Leeds Building Society has appointed John Hunt as a non-executive Director.

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Overnight Marathon raises over £1,000 for charity

A Customer Service Adviser at Leeds Building Society’s Epsom branch power-walked 26.2 miles around London to raise funds for a breast cancer charity

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Guide Dogs charity of the year fundraising underway in the North East

Colleagues at Leeds Building Society’s branches in the North East have pledged the results of all their fundraising activity this year to help Guide Dogs, and will be tackling a variety of challenges to bring in the cash.

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Leeds team raises over £1,500 for Kyle’s Goal

Colleagues from Leeds Building Society branches in the South West have raised more than £1,500 for a charity which cares for brain-injured children.

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CML Rising Star Michael is named employee of the year at Leeds

Michael Rhodes has been crowned overall winner of the prestigious Excellence in Action annual award at Leeds Building Society.

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