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Notice of AGM: Friday 14th February

All members are invited to attend The Annual General Meeting of The Co-op Credit Union: Date: Friday 14th February 2020 Location: The Auditorium Annexe, 1 Angel Square, Manchester  M60 0AG Time: 12:00 – 1.30pm. Light lunch refreshments will be available from 12 o’clock. If you are planning to attend, an RSVP would be appreciated to… Continue Reading

Office closed for staff training : Friday 24th January

Please note that the Credit Union office will be closed for staff training on Friday 24th January 2020. However, should you require access to your account during this time, online member access will be available. Online withdrawals via Member Access will be processed as normal on Friday 24th January at 3.30 pm with funds crediting… Continue Reading

What’s your 2020 vision? Let’s see if we can make it a reality

Here we are at the start of a new decade, and as the new year gets underway, it’s a time when many of us start looking ahead and making plans for the year to come. Maybe you’ve made a resolution to finally get your finances in shape this year? Or you’re looking ahead to a… Continue Reading

Online withdrawal requests – Tuesday 31st December 2019

Please note, withdrawals requested today before 2.30pm will be processed today and credited to bank accounts around 3.30pm today. Any requests made after 2.30pm will be credited to bank accounts at 5pm on Thursday 2nd January 2020. Wishing all our members a very happy New Year and all the best for the new decade ahead…. Continue Reading

November at a Glance

Phew! November was certainly a busy month for the team here at The Co-op Credit Union… We’re delighted to have welcomed 246 new members on board, bringing our total membership to 8,783 members. Our loans book has been growing fast, with 354 new loans issued in November, at a total value of £302,304.97. We’ve now… Continue Reading

Calling Time on The Bank of Mum and Dad

Did you know, as a member of the credit union there are benefits you could share with family members too, such as access to our lowest rates on loans? If you’ve got children who need a hand with their finances, this could be a great alternative to ‘The Bank of Mum and Dad’ always stepping… Continue Reading

Christmas cut-off dates and office opening times

With Christmas fast approaching, here’s some important information about our opening times and cut off dates for withdrawals and loan applications over the Christmas and New Year period. Prior to the Christmas break, please note our office phone lines are only open between 10am and 2pm, Monday to Friday. If you’re planning on making a… Continue Reading

Updated office phone hours from now until Christmas

Once again, in the run-up to Christmas, we’re exceptionally busy helping members with their finances. Consequently from now until Christmas, our phone lines will only be available from 10am – 2pm Monday – Friday. If you’ve sent an email or are awaiting an answer on a Christmas loan application, please allow 2 – 3 working… Continue Reading

Celebrating our ‘International Credit Union Heroes’ on International Credit Union Day

Today is International Credit Union Day, and we’re taking the opportunity to recognise the fantastic work of some of our ‘International Credit Union Heroes’ from around the world who have played such an important role in their local communities and make a huge difference to the international credit union community as a whole. Of course,… Continue Reading

Remembering Graham Southall – our Lifetime President

Sadly, I must report the death of Graham Southall on Thursday 3rd October 2019. None of us were expecting the sudden death of Graham and the loss of this tremendous character is hard to believe and take in. So much has happened as a result of this man. To even begin to estimate the loss to… Continue Reading