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18 August 2016


It’s a good job we love our kids, because being a parent isn’t easy. Just as you’ve got over the start-of-summer panic (“what on earth am I going to do with them for six weeks?”) there’s another hurdle to deal with: back-to-school.Getting ready for a...

11 August 2016

Take our Survey!

At Bristol Credit Union we’re always looking to improve our service. We’re working with MoneyCircles to find out how we might be able to improve our online services. We’ve produced a short survey so we can find out what our members need. It should on...

10 August 2016

Back-to-school needn’t break the bank

The average cost of school uniform can be around £200 – per child, per year*. That’s before you’ve bought PE kit and stationery.It’s a stretch for many of us, but your back-to-school shopping list needn’t break the bank.Access the money you nee...

9 August 2016


A few weeks into the school holidays and you may have already done all the things on your summer bucket-list. Fear not! Here are some more low-cost activity ideas to keep you going for a few more weeks. 1. Fun on the farm (Image: Walt Jabsco) There...

2 August 2016

Soundwell Community Day

We’ll be at the Soundwell Community Day at Kingswood Leisure Centre on Tuesday 9 August, 2-4pm. Come along and find out more about the services we offer and meet other organisations who can give advice on employment, education and training and suppor...

27 July 2016

Best 3 summer activities for families on a budget

The school summer break is here. While that’s great news for kids, holiday time can be tough for parents. Five or six weeks is a long time to keep them entertained, especially if money is tight.Fear not, because we’ve come up with our three favourite...

26 July 2016

We recommend...

I think we can safely say that summer is here. To celebrate, we asked around the BCU office for people’s favourite things to do in Bristol and beyond when the sun shines. Here’s our round up. James Berry, CEO  (Image Ashley Coates) I love going to Ca...

21 July 2016

Family holiday planning

The family holiday has a lot riding on it these days. As tired and over-stretched parents, we look forward to the chance to unwind, re-energise and spend quality time with our partner and kids. But many of us also want something more than just a simp...

5 July 2016

BCU extends service in Staple Hill

Residents in Staple Hill and the surrounding area can now access the services of Bristol Credit Union four days a week, thanks to support from staff from the Our Place community project. The Bristol Credit Union service point at Our Place Community F...

30 June 2016

Ready for some summer fun?

When the kids are off school, it can be hard to find the extra cash to keep them entertained. That’s where our Everyday loan comes in.It’s a small loan with affordable repayments. So you can stop stressing over the pennies, and start looking forward ...

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