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Tel: 0117 924 7309 Fax: 0117 989 2540 Email: info@bristolcreditunion.org.uk

22 December 2014
News

A new challenge?

12/12/2014

Bristol Credit Union is looking for a Marketing Officer to join us and help inform and then deliver our plans to continue to grow and expand.

If you've got the right skills and would like to work with our great team for Bristol's most innovative local, ethical community finance organisation then get in touch.

ClickDownload BCU Marketing Officer (327.1kb)

 


Christmas Opening Hours

We will be closing at 12 midday on Wednesday 24th December and will then open as usual from Monday 29th January.

Members will need to contact us by 11.30am on Christmas Eve to arrange a payment to their bank account.

We will be open with our normal service on New Years Eve, closed on January 1st 2015 and open as usual from the 2nd January.

We wish all of our members and everyone who supports us a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

From the staff team at BCU

 


Do you live in the Filton area?

03/12/14

Can you spare 2 hours a fortnight helping people in your community access credit union services.

We are looking for volunteers to help run a new service point in Filton in the New Year.

This is a chance to be part of a dynamic team, learning transferable skills for the workplace and giving something back for your community, whilst helping others.

Please contact info@bristolcreditunion.org.uk

 


Southmead Service Point

25/10/14

The Service Point in the Scart Shop at 169 Greystoke Avenue will now be running from 10 to 12 every Tuesday morning.

 


New Service Point in Keynsham

17/10/14

We are delighted to announce that we will be opening a Service Point in the new One Stop Shop in Keynsham.

Based in the Civic Centre on Market Walk we will be there every Thursday from 10am to 11.30am starting on the 23rd October.

 


New Service Point in Radstock

27/08/14

Do you live in Radstock?

A new Service Point has opened at the Swan Housing Office in Leigh House, 1 Wells Hill, Radstock. BA3 3RN.

Open every Tuesday between 10am to 12pm, you can join Bristol Credit Union there and make applications for all of our services.

 


New - Online Savings Withdrawals

27/08/14

Members can now request a share transfer to a bank account by logging in on 'manage your account online' section. An easy and secure way to transfer your funds.

Step 1 - Log in on the 'manage your account' section and click 'Online application forms' in the left hand list. This will give you the link to the form.

Step 2 - complete the withdrawal form - make sure you double-check the bank details as we can't recall a payment once it's been made

step 3 - Click Submit and we'll do the rest.

As long as we receive your request before 3.30pm then the money should be in your nominated account by 4.30pm the same day. If it's received after 3.30pm then we'll process your request on the next working day.

We hope you find the new online form easy to use, but don't hesitate to contact us if you've got any questions about the withdrawal form, or if you want to make suggestions for how we could improve things further.

You'll need online access to your account for this service, so if you don't already have  it, then register in the 'manage your account' section and it will be activated within one working day.

 


New - Online Loan Applications

27/08/14

Members can now apply online for a loan from BCU - it's an easy process, and could save you time popping into the office, or posting forms in to us.

Step 1 - log in on the 'manage your account' section and click 'Online application forms' in the left hand list. This will give you the link to the form.

Step 2 - complete the application form as fully as possible

Step 3 - read the Declaration section carefully, tick to agree if you are happy, then click Submit.

You'll get an acknowledgement email and should then hear back from us with a decision within 72 hours.

We hope you find the new online form easy to use, but don't hestate to contact us if you've got any questions about the application form or our loans in general, or if you want to make suggestions for how we could improve things further.

You'll need online access to your account for this service, so if you don't already have it, then register in the 'manage your account' section.

 


Online access to your account

26/08/14

Do sign up for online access to your account by registering at the 'manage your account' section.

Your online access will be activated within one working day and you will then be able to view balances and transactions of all accounts, request transfers and make loan applications securely.

Please note - current account transactions show only up to midnight of the previous working day.

 


Service Point in Knowle

06/01/14

A Community Branch for the Knowle area of the city has opened in the new SOFA Plus shop at Broadwalk Shopping Centre. Open from 10am to 11.30 every Friday for account opening and all applications.

BCU services are also available in the Knowle area every Friday from 9.30am to 11am at the Rework shop at 16 Filwood Broadway.

 


New Service Point in Cadbury Heath

17/10/14

Visit our Service Point  at The Juice Project every Friday from 9am to 12pm every Friday. Based at 56-60 Newton Road, Cadbury Heath, Juice provides a One Stop Shop for community services including the recently opened foodstore.

You can open an account with BCU and hand in applications for all of our services.

The new Service Point was launched by Councillor Ian Boulton of South Gloucestershire Council on Tuesday 7th January.

 


Bristol Credit Union Tel: 0117 924 7309 Fax: 0117 989 2540 Email: info@bristolcreditunion.org.uk Web: http://www.bristolcreditunion.org