August 24, 2011
union expands with new collection point in Burnham-On-Sea
new collection point for Bridgwater and District Credit Union
has been opened in Burnham-On-Sea this week.
new service in Elizabeth Court in Mendip Way was opened on Monday
union's aim is to provide a safe, convenient place to save and
also provide low-cost loans after a savings record has been established.
unions are not-for-profit financial organisations regulated by
the Financial Services Authority and run by volunteers for the
benefit of their members. Membership is open to anyone who lives
or works in Sedgemoor or Quantock Vale.
new Elizabeth Court collection point is open from 10am to 11am
each Monday and joins established collection points at Hope Baptist
Church in Highbridge on Thursday mornings and the Methodist Church
in College Street, Burnham on Friday mornings.
are also five collection points in Bridgwater, including Sedgemoor
District Council's office in King Square and the Citizens Advice
Bureau. Savings can also be made by standing order.
Development worker Elaine Rollo told Burnham-On-Sea.com she hopes
that other collection points can be established so that more people
can take advantage of the benefits the group offers. For details
on how to join, call 01278 447100 or visit the group's website