Search

Building society hosts tea party to mark 150 years

13:52 22 August 2014

Ilford branch staff at Yorkshire Building Society Amanda Kelly, Neesha Popat, Priya Mitra and Donna Maloney celebrating the society

Ilford branch staff at Yorkshire Building Society Amanda Kelly, Neesha Popat, Priya Mitra and Donna Maloney celebrating the society's 150th anniversary with a tea party.

Archant

Customers at Yorkshire Building Society in Ilford enjoyed some tea and cake as the branch celebrated its 150th anniversary.

Staff at the branch in High Road also asked members to nominate small charities and good causes in the community to receive a share of £150,000 as part of their Make a Difference campaign which was launched this week.

All nominated charities will be considered to receive a £100 share of the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation’s anniversary donation.

Branch manager, Amanda Kelly, said: “The Make a Difference campaign is our opportunity to help some of the smaller causes that can often be overlooked for donations but to whom £100 could really have a positive effect.

“We would love to be handing out money to our members’ favourite charities and good causes in the next few weeks.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

52 minutes ago
Scope befriending scheme for parents of disabled children launch at Valentines Mansions. Rahna Nabi.

Rahna Nabi’s daughter Husna was eight when she was diagnosed with Friedrich’s Ataxia (FA), a rare inherited condition which progressively damages the nervous system and heart.

12:00
Redbridge 18 Plus members on a boat in Norfolk. Picture: Redbridge 18 Plus

The latest news from Redbridge’s clubs and societies.

10:01
Library

Wondering how to fill half-term? Here’s a round-up of some of the events taking place in Redbridge this week.

Yesterday, 16:19
Members of the public use NatWest cash machines.

The NatWest branch in High Road, Seven Kings, will shut on September 28th.

Most read news

Competitions

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

Time to experience the dizzy heights of London's tallest attraction!

Morgan Pryce, commercial property experts based in London are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Shard viewing platform in the city itself.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ilford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder