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April 2013

John Manship retires after 44 Years service with Leeds Building Society

John Manship holding a glass of champagne surrounded his Leeds Building Society colleagues

John Manship has retired from Leeds Building Society after a career spanning over 44 years. He joined, straight from school aged 18, on 1st October 1968 as a Cashier Clerk at the Society’s Sheffield branch, the city where he was also born and educated to A-Level standard. John left his hometown in 1976 to move to Dewsbury, as the Society’s Branch Manager. He lived in Mirfield for a number of years and has lived in Ossett since 1989. John has been married twice, his current wife is Therese and he has a son, Oliver, and two step-sons Ben and Tom.

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Society’s donation to Donny Rovers coincides with team on verge of a return to the Championship

Leeds Building Society members presenting a cheque to Doncaster Rovers Football Club

As the League One Season draws to a thrilling climax, Leeds Building Society presented Doncaster Rovers Football Club with a cheque for £11,500 during the half time interval of their game with Notts County on Saturday.

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Puppy Love in Peterborough this Wednesday

Leeds Building Society is inviting the people of Peterborough to join them for a Guide Dogs Fun Day in their branch, at 2 Queen Street, between 10.00 a.m. and 4 p.m. this Wednesday (24th April) in order to raise funds for the local Guide Dogs charity.

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Leeds Building Society helps Tiny Lives help the Tiniest Toes

Tiny Lives is delighted to be working again in 2013 with Leeds Building Society whose employees are raising funds for premature and ill newborn babies in the region. In 2012, 72 colleagues at the administrative office and contact centre at Silverlink, and 53 colleagues in the 11 branches across the region and branches across the UK, fundraised for Tiny Lives.

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4 days to go until the end of the tax year

The current tax year finishes this Friday, 5th April, so there is only a few days left to open a tax free account (from a minimum balance of £1) or top up this year’s subscription to the maximum of £5,640 (2012/ 2013 ISA allowance). Using the ISA allowance in full means standard rate taxpayers can benefit from an extra 20% interest, with higher rate taxpayers receiving an extra 40% interest.

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