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Help Fight Financial Fraud

Help fight financial fraud

Virgin Money are proud to be joining forces with other UK banks to support Financial Fraud Action UK’s Take Five campaign. An estimated 1 in 10 people in the UK have fallen victim to financial fraud and there were a staggering 1.5 million incidents in 2015 – costing the UK £755 million. The Take 5 campaign aims to educate people …

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500 Extra Royal parks Half Marathon Places Available

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Exclusivly for Virgin Money Giving Charities… Helping our charities raise more is at the heart of what we do at Virgin Money Giving. So we’re delighted to announce an exclusive opportunity to help you do just that. As the official fundraising partner and in celebration of their 10th Birthday, the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon and Virgin Money Giving would …

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Heidi takes on fundraising with Instagram

Coming up with creative ways to keep up the momentum of your fundraising can sometimes leave you feeling a bit stuck. But often it’s simple things done well and using every day tools such as social media which really does rally the crowds and help keep you motivated. Meet Heidi – not only has she smashed £2000 (and still rising) in donations …

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London Marathon Confidential Part 1

London Marathon runners crossing Tower Bridge

Former runners of the London Marathon share the things nobody tells you about running a marathon. TRAINING No one knows how far a marathon is Rudi Schlenker, internet manager, eight marathons and four ultramarathons Get used to the following conversation: “I’m doing the London Marathon”. “How far’s that?” “It’s a marathon – they’re always 26.2 (always remember the .2) miles”. …

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10 destinations to visit in 2017

From tropical island hideaways to rainforests, lost cities and hipster ’hoods – we’ve got it covered. Here are Virgin Money’s top destinations for 2017… 1. For tropical islands and spectacular beaches… Image from Y.Shimizu/JNTO Okinawa, Japan The people of Okinawa, a chain of semi-tropical islands located between the southern tip of Japan and Taiwan, live longer than anyone else in the …

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What’s your biggest achievement in the last 5 years?

Hasn’t time flown! It’s been 5 years since Virgin Money and Northern Rock came together and we launched our quest to make banking better. It was this week five years ago that we set out on this quest and today we’ve published an update on the five promises we made back then. So much has happened in such a short amount of …

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