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October 2016

Leeds team improves outdoor facilities for local children

The Internal Audit Team

Leeds Building Society’s Internal Audit team volunteered with Hyde Park Source to reclaim derelict land at Chapeltown Community Nursery.

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Society volunteers improve city waterfront area

Pictured, L-R, are Michelle Capell, Rebecca Blow, Chhaya Lilapurwala, Nicola Richardson, Matthew Hay, Cameron Bland, Amelia Hauff and Gulam Foysol.

Volunteers from Leeds Building Society joined the ongoing efforts to transform the River Aire waterfront following the damage caused by last winter’s flooding.

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Watford branch’s birthday gift to local charities

Pictured is Farheen Zafar at the 30th birthday celebrations in the Watford branch.

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

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Leeds launches new Buy to Let deals to meet purchaser needs

Two new fixed rate mortgages have been launched by Leeds Building Society for the Buy to Let purchase market - a two year fixed rate at 2% with up to 60% LTV (loan to value) and a two year fixed rate at 2.4% with a 70% LTV.

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Leeds donates 975 pounds to MS Therapy Centre

Cherie Beal is pictured (right) with Sue Smith (MS Member, left) at the Oxygen Chamber.

Leeds Building Society has made a £975 donation to a charity based in Reading providing emotional and physical support to people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

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Society sponsors local football team

Blyth Town Club in their new kit

The Blyth Town FC A team are looking smarter this season thanks to a £500 donation from Leeds Building Society.

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Leeds Intermediary team shares DIY skills at local school

Volunteers at Norristhorpe Junior & Infant school

Volunteers from Leeds Building Society braved heavy rain to revamp the large outdoor area at a West Yorkshire school.

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Leeds appoints new Head of IT Security

Barry Glenn

Barry Glenn has joined Leeds Building Society as its new Head of IT Security.

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Leeds volunteers help bring back memories for elderly residents

Enjoying the Dance afternoon in style

Volunteers from Leeds Building Society’s branches spent a day chatting and playing dominoes with elderly residents at a North Leeds care home.

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Green-fingered finance team plant a promise

Members of the Financial Reporting and Control team during their volunteering day

Volunteers from Leeds Building Society started the spadework for spring at Crag House Farm, the home of Caring For Life.

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Leeds Talent Manager raises 670 pounds for Alzheimer’s Society

David Murray running in the Yorkshire Marathon

A Learning and Development professional at Leeds Building Society joined 10,000 runners at Sunday’s Yorkshire Marathon for a cause very close to his heart.

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Leeds Customer Liaison team swap office wear for overalls

The Customer Liason Team

Volunteers from Leeds Building Society have tackled environmental improvements at a city charity so young people can enjoy more outdoor activities.

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Leeds Building Society appoints Corporate Planning Manager

Joe Eddison

Leeds Building Society has appointed Joe Eddison as Corporate Planning Manager.

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Leeds Building Society appoints new manager in Derby

New manager of the Derby branch

Rachael Tolley has been promoted by Leeds Building Society to become manager of its Derby branch.

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Long term flexibility with Leeds 10 year mortgage

Borrowers seeking the security of a long term fixed rate mortgage have more choice with a new flexible 10 year deal from Leeds Building Society. The Society has launched a new 10 year fixed rate mortgage at 2.75%, with no ERCs (Early Redemption Charges) after five years.

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Leeds improves criteria for lending into retirement

Leeds Building Society is improving criteria for lending into retirement to offer borrowers more choice.

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Swansea branch’s birthday gift to local charities

Swansea Branch celebrates 50 years

Leeds Building Society’s branch in Swansea welcomed customers old and new to help it celebrate its 50th birthday.

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