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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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Building Society raises £1,500 for Anthony Nolan

Earl Shilton Building Society has raised a grand total of £1,500 for leading blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan, thanks to the generosity of staff and customers. The Society held a range of events in benefit of Anthony Nolan over 2016. These included an Easter hamper raffle, a #BackingTheBlues day during Leicester City’s title challenge,...

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At what age did you obtain your first mortgage?

90% of respondents to our January poll told us they had already obtained their first mortgage by the age of 30. Three-quarters told us they took out their first mortgage between the ages of 18 and 25, with a further 15% moving onto the property ladder in their late twenties. 10% said they obtained...

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When do you start to budget for Christmas?

December’s poll revealed that most of you like to plan early… If the results of last month’s poll are anything to go by, more than a third of our customers are already starting to think about Christmas 2017. 36% of respondents said they start thinking about their Christmas budget as soon as the previous...

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160 Not Out

Earl Shilton Building Society reaches landmark Leicestershire’s oldest building society is celebrating its 160th anniversary this week. On January 3rd 1857, members of ‘Earl Shilton Permanent Benefit Building & Land Society’ paid their very first subscriptions, following a meeting of local investors at the Royal Oak Club Rooms on Earl Shilton High Street in...

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