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October 2015

Skydive raises £1,300 for Leeds charity

Pictured:<br> Kelly Johnson and Katie Howdon

Two colleagues from Leeds Building Society’s Yeadon and Headingley branches took part in a tandem skydive to raise funds for a Leeds-based children’s cancer charity.

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From Head Office to Harvest Festival for Leeds Finance team

Pictured (L-R)are:<br> Anna Wilkinson, Satinder Puee, Melissa Broadbelt, Lisa Campbell, Matthew Armstrong, Ian Lloyd-Jones, Liz Porteous and Rafiah Afzal.

Eight volunteers from Leeds Building Society’s Financial Reporting and Control team sorted Harvest Festival food donations at Caring for Life in Horsforth, Leeds.

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Society volunteers help armed forces veterans

Pictured (L-R)are:<br> Robin Greenwell, Andy Medling, Heidi Deaton, Rob Clarke, Rebecca Snape, Richard Patterson, Claire Richardson, Graham Binns and Pav Padam, the nine volunteers from Leeds Building Society’s mortgage school of excellence.

Swapping spreadsheets for spades, colleagues from Leeds Building Society’s mortgage school of excellence helped refurbish a whole street in Manchester for injured ex-service personnel to live in.

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Society sponsors local football team

Please see attached a photo of the Pace under 10s girls football team, with Holly Mann (front, left) and Alison Cottle (front, right).

The Pace under 10s girls football team are looking smarter this season thanks to a £380 donation from Leeds Building Society.

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Cardiff branch raises £700 for Alzheimer’s Society

Pictured are Wynne Evans and Paula O’Sullivan.

The team at Leeds Building Society’s Cardiff branch has raised £700 for Alzheimer’s Society this year.

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Simon’s Coast to Coast trek raises over £3,000 for charity

Simon Halladay is pictured at the culmination of the Coast to Coast walk in Robin Hood’s Bay.

A mortgage product manager at Leeds Building Society has successfully tackled the 192 mile Coast to Coast walk, over 13 days, from St Bees on England’s west coast to Robin Hood’s Bay on the east coast.

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Leeds sponsors local football team

Hucclecote Harriers play at King George V playing fields, Hucclecote, Gloucester.

The Hucclecote Harriers under 9s football team are looking smarter this season thanks to a £400 donation from Leeds Building Society.

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Guide Dogs charity night this Friday

The team at the Wallsend branch of Leeds Building Society are holding a fundraising night, at the Prince of Wales pub on Waterloo Road in Blyth, for the Guide Dogs charity on Friday 9th October.

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Is now the best time ever to remortgage?

There are many examples in history of when a combination of events or circumstances, when taken together, create a unique environment for a particular period in time. At the moment, we are in a period of historically low interest rates, there are more products available to remortgage customers, more options available for Interest Only borrowers and the first tranche of Help to Buy mortgages are coming to the end of their existing deals. One could be forgiven for calling this a 'perfect remortgage storm'!

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Leeds offers Help to Buy remortgage product with £1,000 cashback

Leeds Building Society has added to its Help to Buy equity (HTB1) remortgage range with two highly competitive fee-free two year fixed rate products.

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Market-leading ISA added to Leeds tax free savings portfolio

Leeds Building Society is adding a market-leading four year fixed rate ISA to its portfolio of tax free savings products.

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Leeds steps up with unique escalator savings bond

A unique three year escalator bond has been added to Leeds Building Society’s portfolio of savings products.

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