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Building society to make AGM donations

Earl Shilton Building Society is supporting two good causes by making a 40p donation for each vote cast at its upcoming AGM. The Society selects two charities each year to benefit from its AGM donation scheme, encouraging its members to cast their votes on matters such as the election of directors. It gives them...

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New-look Earl Shilton Building Society website launches

Earl Shilton Building Society has marked its 160th anniversary with the launch of a brand new website, providing the foundations for continued high-quality service to its customers. The new website, which retains the www.esbs.co.uk domain, has been given a visual overhaul with an eye-catching widescreen layout and brand new imagery. Featuring prominently on the...

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Earl Shilton Building Society announces strong annual results

Earl Shilton Building Society has reported positive annual results as it celebrates 160 years of service to its members in Leicestershire and beyond. The Society’s resilient performance over the 12 months to 31 March 2017 saw overall growth of 2.99%, up from 2.27% in the previous financial year, taking its total asset size to £127.66m....

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How important do you feel it is to have a Will?

A Will is the only way to legally safeguard what happens to your estate after you die and more than four in five voters in our May poll agreed that having a Will is important – but they could not agree on just how important it was. There was an even split among the...

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What is your primary motivation for saving money at the moment?

Nearly half of all savers who responded to our monthly poll for April told us that securing a new home was their primary motivation for putting funds aside at the moment.   The next highest demographic was the group saving money towards a significant event, which made up a quarter of the total respondents,...

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Building Society helping local Over 60s club to keep members active

An Over-60s club has gained a brand new mat for short mat bowls, thanks in part to a donation from Earl Shilton Building Society. Sharnford Over-60s Youth Club, in Blaby District, offers older members of the local community the chance to relive their Youth Club days and keep active, whilst participating in activities including...

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At what point in your life did you or will you write your Will?

When is the best time to write a Will? The verdict from voters in March’s monthly poll was far from clear – less than a third of respondents could agree on any given answer. 31% stated that they either had written, or would look to write, a Will after their marriage. Another 31% said...

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Society helping to put safety first at local bowls club

Earl Shilton Building Society is supporting a local bowls club in their efforts to raise funds for the installation of a defibrillator. The Society has made a donation to the defibrillator fund, and Kingscroft Bowls Club is planning additional community events with the aim of raising a further £1,200 to pay for the project....

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Building society and community group bringing flower power to Burbage

Earl Shilton Building Society is sponsoring a community project in Burbage which aims to get green-fingered residents planting flowers in colourfully-decorated wellies, to be displayed across the parish. ‘Flowers in the Rain’ is the first in a series of hippy-themed events planned in Burbage over the coming months, as part of community arts group...

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