Author Archives: Editor

Our 20th Anniversary

‘Our 20th anniversary gives us the ideal opportunity to look back on what has been achieved and to ponder what the future may hold for our credit union’ Attached is a booklet which outlines our history and recognises all those special volunteers and staff who have helped us to achieve so much over the years…. Continue Reading

David Fawell takes the helm at The Co-op Credit Union

Experienced retail banking professional David Fawell takes over as Chairperson at the Manchester-based Co-op Credit Union this week (19th March 2018). Previously, David has undertaken senior management roles across payments, credit cards and personal loans, marketing, planning, and finance at the Co-operative Bank.   The credit union celebrates its 20th birthday in 2018 and has… Continue Reading

‘£30 million lent and still relevant’: AGM Update

‘£30 million lent and still relevant’ Twenty years on and the Manchester based Co-operative Credit Union remains as relevant as ever. With the prospect of millions of borrowers being hit by increased interest rates credit unions have never been more relevant. Chairperson Chris Smith said at the annual general members meeting “We are in good… Continue Reading

Annual General Meeting of the Co-operative Credit

The Annual General Meeting of the Co-operative Credit Union will take place on Wednesday 21st February 2018 in the Auditorium Annexe, 1 Angel Square, Manchester at 5.00pm. Light refreshments will be available from 4.30pm. Members should be aware that they are eligible to stand for election to the Board of Directors or the Credit or… Continue Reading

Consolidate Your Debts – Suffering A Christmas Financial Hangover

With Christmas done and gone for another 12 months it’s time to address the impact of the whole festive period and any credit or store card debts you may already owe. Do you have outstanding Credit Cards or Store Cards? Are you paying a daily fee for using an authorised overdraft? Have you considered, consolidating… Continue Reading

Interim Dividend

An interim dividend has been proposed by the Board of Directors and posted to your credit union account 15th December 2017 and represents a rate of 1%. The Interim Dividend is to be approved by members at the AGM. We wish all our members, a Merry Christmas and a Happy & Prosperous New Year.

Christmas Loans & Festive Period Opening Times

All new members wishing to join and apply for a Christmas Loan must complete both their joining form and loan application form by 12pm Wednesday 13th December. This will allow sufficient time for the credit union to verify your details and assess your request. Applications after this date cannot be guaranteed for Christmas.  All existing… Continue Reading

£1000 Winner in the December Lottery Draw

Friends of the Co-operative Credit Union are pleased once again to announce an enhanced prize fund for the Christmas Lottery Draw. On the Tuesday 12th of December one lucky winner will win £1000. Total Prize Fund will be £2600. 1st £1000 2nd £500 3rd £300 4th £200 5th £200 6th £100 7th £100 8th £100… Continue Reading

4% off Loan Rates November & December.

During the remainder of November and December we have reduced our loan rates by 4% (Excludes Share Secured Loans). This offer is open to all existing and new members applying for a new loan, if you are Co-op staff/Colleague looking for assistance during the festive period or you are looking to tidy up your finances… Continue Reading

Member Online Access Now Available

Members Access Our new member access site is now available for all members to register, initially, you can view your accounts, balances, and transactions during the last 10 years. Coming Soon Share Withdrawals Digital Loan Agreements – no paperwork required when your application has been approved. We have a dedicated phone line available from 8am… Continue Reading