In July, the NCB Relationship Manager was delighted to be asked to accompany Councillor Liz Dunn to her Lynemouth Ward. Given the recent Covid-19 lockdown; this was the first face to face and socially distant community meeting for Yvonne the NCB Relationship Manager.
Big Local is a fund created by Big Lottery Fund, and managed by Local Trust, to help local communities invest in projects that will make a long lasting and positive difference to the area. 150 Big Local areas have been established in England and each has £1,000,000 to invest in their community over a ten-year period.
Northumberland Community bank are continuing to build their presence in North Northumberland by holding another drop in event in Berwick.
Hexham MP, Guy Opperman, met with the team of the Northumberland Community Bank to celebrate another year of growth and success for this ground breaking ‘not-for-profit’ enterprise.
We launched our mobile app in October to support and extend our customer experience across the county. Lauren Langton our Chief Executive said:
Northumberland apprentice Julie Mills has become an Apprentice of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2019. Speaking after receiving her award, Julie said: “I feel as if I am dreaming. I never thought I could achieve anything like this. Being an apprentice has changed my life but to be crowned the national winner is just amazing. ”Julie is employed by Northumberland Community Bank and has been taking an apprenticeship in customer services with Northumberland County Council’s learning and skills service.