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MP Rory pays into credit union

The Westmorland Gazette: MP Rory pays into credit union MP Rory pays into credit union

PENRITH and the Border MP Rory Stewart has made a personal deposit into a scheme designed to encourage regular saving.

Mr Stewart met staff from the EdenSave Credit Union, where he found out about the membership-based savings and loan group catering for Eden’s residents.

The union was launched in October 2013 and has deposits totalling in excess of £150,000.

“EdenSave Credit Union fulfils a really important function in our community, where we are increasingly hearing that people are finding it difficult to access loans via conventional banks,” said Mr Stewart. “More crucially, it is local money being invested and spent locally.”

Staffed by volunteers, EdenSave has opened offices at Alston, Appleby, Kirkby Stephen and Penrith. See www.edensave.com

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