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Going the extra mile for Dementia Revolution

Our colleague David is taking part in the Liverpool Nightrider Challenge on 14 July to raise funds for Dementia Revolution, our Corporate Charity Partner. The Nightrider Challenge kicks of at 10:30pm and is a 100km overnight cycle ride through Liverpool, finishing around 5am the following morning. David is a keen cyclist and has taken part in a similar event before: I …

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Make £5 Grow at Great Northumberland

Saturday 7 July sees the launch of Great Northumberland, an eight week celebration of arts, heritage and culture of Northumberland kicking off in Hexham. As part of this fantastic event Hexham Middle school will be taking over The Queens Hall in the centre of Hexham with their stalls, showcasing their products and new skills as part of their Make £5 Grow programme. …

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Our new Cardiff Lounge is open

The new Virgin Money Cardiff Lounge opened its doors on Monday 4 June at 18/19 Trinity Street. As with all our Lounges, we have designed the Lounge to be a comfortable and interesting place for our customers to relax and unwind whilst providing a space for communities to come together. This Cardiff Lounge, housed in the beautiful and historic Old …

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Thank you Teenage Cancer Trust

In April 2017 Virgin Money announced that we would be working in partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust as our corporate charity of the year.   This meant that Teenage Cancer Trust would be the official charity partner of the London Marathon and also that colleagues from across the business would carry out fundraising activities to support the cause. Throughout the year, …

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Lounge Easter Opening Times

Please note that there are a couple of changes to our Lounges’ opening times this Easter. London, Eagle Place 30th March, 31st March, 1st April, 2 April: Closed All other Lounges 30th March, 1st April, 2 April: Closed 31st March Operating usual opening times For regular opening times and more Lounge information please refer to our Lounges information page.  

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Supporting Parents and Children in the STEM world

It can often be quite daunting when asked about something you may know very little about. Research shows that this can happen a lot when pupils approach their parents or carers with regards to their interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) subjects and future aspirations in STEM related fields.  To support our recent STEM Event, held in our Gosforth …

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STEMtastic Day at Virgin Money

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We held a day of fun and interactive workshops for over 200 young people focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, collectively known as STEM. This was the first event of its kind, which saw us partner with NE1 Can, RTC’s North East STEM Ambassadors Hub and 16 employers to provide young people with an inspiring day of hands-on activities …

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Make £5 Grow is definitely growing

With even more schools and associations taking part, the Make £5 Grow programme keeps on growing!  Now in its sixth year, over 60,000 young people in 800 schools have taken the £5 loan from Virgin Money and set about starting a mini business. Make £5 Grow offers young people great insight into how business works. It helps build skills for …

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Protect yourself from financial fraud

Take Five Fraud

Virgin Money are proud to be joining forces with other UK banks to support Financial Fraud Action UK’s Take Five campaign. This national initiative is designed to educate consumers on how to protect themselves against financial fraud. Awareness sessions Virgin Money are offering a series of awareness sessions for customers and their guests, held in the relaxed setting of Virgin …

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Financial Capability Week

This week is Financial Capability Week (13-19 November), a movement where organisations demonstrate their commitment to improving financial capability and wellbeing. The week is organised as part of the Financial Capability Strategy for the UK to get more people talking about money. There are 8.3 million adults in the UK living with problem debt, and research by The Money Advice …

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