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Lady Lumley’s 350-year-old almshouses reopen following £1m modernisation

A £1 million scheme to sympathetically modernise 350-year-old Grade 2 Listed Almshouses in a North Yorkshire village is complete.
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Charity Bank loan approvals up 220% since Big Society Capital investment

Loans approved by Charity Bank since Big Society Capital agreed to invest in the Bank at the end of March have increased by 43% in number and 220% in value compared to the same period last year.
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A bank that pays living wages, not excessive bonuses

Tonbridge based Charity Bank – the ethical bank that takes savings from individuals and institutions, and lends solely to social sector organisations – has become one of the first employers in Kent to become an accredited Living Wage Employer.
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Charity Bank Impact Awards 2014 honours three high impact charities

Charity Bank has recognised three of its borrowers in its annual Impact Awards. The awards were open to all current Charity Bank borrowers and comprised three categories: greatest impact, most innovative use of loan finance, and best community initiative.
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Big Society Capital makes biggest single investment to date in Charity Bank

Big Society Capital has made its largest ever single investment – up to £14.5m of ordinary shares in Charity Bank in three successive tranches between 2014 and 2016. The first tranche of £4.5m has been invested.