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Celebrating Black History Month at Virgin Money

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This October, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Black History Month in the U.K – which recognises and celebrates the contribution made to our society over many years by the African and Caribbean communities. This is a great opportunity for all of us to learn more about the history and heritage of our communities here in Britain, as well as the …

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Inspirational Films that show everyone can change the world…One Challenge at a time

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As part of our #onechallenge campaign we are sharing these eleven inspirational five minute films that showcase personal insights into the motivations and challenges of leading athletes. Each of the women in the films speak about the challenges they have faced as Women In Sport and how taking these challenges on have positively impacted their life. We hope that these …

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Everyone can change the world…One challenge at a time

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When athlete talks to athlete all kinds of truths are revealed. That was the goal of the #OneChallenge film series, produced by Virgin Money Giving and the Women’s Sport Trust. To be a spectator, fly-on-wall style, to the great novelty of some of GB’s greatest female athletes being given the opportunity to discuss issues like body image, motivation, parenthood, ideal …

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LifeSavers – Financial Education for Primary Schools

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LifeSavers is a primary school education programme which is funded by both Virgin Money and the government. It introduces young people to money and helps them develop good money habits around managements and savings. The programme is run by the Just Finance Foundation – a charitable body of the Church of England – who work in partnership with Young Enterprise. Accompanied …

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Our Lounges and Stores are supporting Autism Hour

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Virgin Money has teamed up with leading autism charity, the National Autistic Society, to help launch the UK’s first week-long event, launching 2 October, where shops and services take 60 minutes to provide autistic people with a break from the usual overload of ‘too much information’. We will be taking simple steps to make Stores and Lounges more autism friendly …

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Helping to deliver financial Inclusion

At Virgin Money we are always looking for ways to bring our company ethos, making “Everyone Better Off” or “EBO” , to life and are proud to share some of the work we have been doing around financial inclusion. We have been working with like-minded organisations who support affordable credit, including the Carnegie Trust and their Affordable Credit Action Group. The Carnegie Trust aims …

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Virgin Money renews headline sponsorship of the world’s favourite Fireworks Concert

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On Monday evening the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert brought the 70th Anniversary of the Edinburgh International Festival to a close with a bang – well, quite a few bangs actually – we are delighted to announce that we will continue as headline sponsors of the Fireworks Concert for a further 3 years. Andrew Nicholson Brand Director at Virgin Money said: …

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Catching some rays at the Edinburgh Fringe

In its 70th year, Edinburgh’s Festival Fringe is bursting at the seams with over 3,000 shows setting out to delight audiences throughout the month of August. To house these 3,000 plus shows, the city builds, transforms, unlocks and dusts off some pretty amazing venues to ensure audiences have that unique experience that only The Fringe can deliver. If you fancy …

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2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival Facts

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The Edinburgh Fringe is bursting at the seams this year. Looking at the figures below, you could be quite busy in August. “Stats Entertainment” Total number of Fringe Shows : 3,398 Number of venues: 300 Expected performances: 53,232 Countries represented: 62 International countries: 58 Number of free shows: 686 Pay what you want shows: 215 Edinburgh Fringe Festival Premiers: 1,683 As …

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