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December 2015

Guide Dogs fundraising success in the North East

Colleagues from Leeds Building Society’s branches in the North East raised £1,750 this year for the Guide Dogs charity.

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Society volunteers get Christmas all wrapped up in Peterborough

Pictured are Junaid Hussain and Louise Braybrook.

Four volunteers from Leeds Building Society’s Peterborough branch helped ease the stress for last-minute Christmas shoppers by wrapping gifts at their local shopping centre.

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Leeds Chief Executive appointed chairman of national lenders’ group

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has appointed Leeds Building Society Chief Executive Peter Hill as chairman for 2016.

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Improvements to Leeds Buy to Let range and criteria

A new range of mortgages with cashback has been launched for existing Buy to Let borrowers with Leeds Building Society.

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Yeadon branch’s birthday gift to local charities

Pictured (L-R) are Louise Ambler, Lucy Ellis, Amy Spencer, Katie Howdon, Emma Whitaker and Karen Duff.

Leeds Building Society’s branch in Yeadon welcomed customers old and new to help it celebrate its 30th birthday

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Leeds Building Society appoints Head of Decision Support

Fraser Collins

Leeds Building Society has appointed Fraser Collins as Head of Decision Support.

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Joanne Butler is advisor of the year at Leeds Building Society

Joanne Butler

Newcastle mortgage advisor Joanne Butler is celebrating being named Leeds Building Society’s customer advisor of the year for 2015.

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LBS continues Christmas support for homeless charity

Pictured (L-R) from the Society's Head Office branch are Simon Scarlett, Kelly Mace and Joseph Abrahams

Vouchers to help homeless and disadvantaged people in Leeds this winter are available from Leeds Building Society’s branches.

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Leeds Building Society strengthens Change Delivery team

Leeds Building Society has strengthened its Change Delivery team with the confirmation of a new Head of Change Delivery.

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Shared ownership – hit or myth?

Shared ownership could help thousands more homebuyers to step on to the housing ladder – but research by Leeds Building Society has discovered this important and growing lending sector is under-used and misunderstood.

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Sheffield branch celebrates half century with gift to local charities

Pictured (L-R) are Emma Cooper, Laura Fell and Claudia Beachell from the Sheffield branch

Leeds Building Society’s branch in Sheffield invited customers old and new to help it celebrate its 50th birthday

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Generous Society members help to stock up The People’s Kitchen

Generous members at Leeds Building Society’s branches in the North East have helped a regional homeless charity to stock up its cupboards in the build up to Christmas.

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