News

Mental Health Awareness week

By CLCU Editorial | May 18, 2020

This week is Mental Health Awareness week. The theme for this year is Kindness. During Mental Health Awareness Week, are asking you to do three things: Reflect on an act of kindness. Share your stories and pictures (with permission) of kindness during the week using #KindnessMatters and #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek Use our resources in your family, school,…

Coronavirus – an update on services and advice for members

By CLCU Editorial | March 28, 2020

We’ve spent the last few weeks making sure that as many members as possible can liaise and transact with us from a distance by making full use of our website and social media platforms. Please follow us on Facebook to keep up to date. We have also been putting in place operational procedures that safeguard,…

Services during the Corona Virus outbreak

By CLCU Editorial | March 19, 2020

The staff and volunteers of Central Liverpool Credit Union are skilled and talented people who can overcome many problems. We turn our hands to many things but, unfortunately, we are not immune to catching or spreading viral infections. From Monday 23rd March we will be operating a social distancing policy. This means asking for your…

Financial planning

We’re a finalist in the affordable credit challenge

By CLCU Editorial | November 6, 2019

Central Liverpool Credit Union is one of six organisations to have won the first round of the Affordable Credit Challenge. The Affordable Credit Challenge award enables the credit union to build software that will help members make a successful loan application. Currently when a member is turned down for a loan, we can’t tell them…

PrizeSaver

Credit Union Prize Saver – an opportunity to win £5,000 every month

By CLCU Editorial | October 17, 2019

Central Liverpool Credit Union has launched a Credit Union Prize Saver Account. The Credit Union Prize Saver is the savings account with monthly prizes. We’ve long been aware of the contrast where people on limited incomes buy lottery tickets but don’t manage to save for future needs. Despite the chances of winning the lottery being…

Free training courses

By CLCU Editorial | September 3, 2019

The Women’s Organisation is the largest developer and deliverer of training and support for women in the UK. They offer FREE personal development courses. Change it: Progress to Success Looking to boost your confidence and overcome barriers for a positive future?  ‘Change it: Progress to Success’ is helping Liverpool women build their confidence and make…

Prize Linked Savings Accounts – coming soon!

By CLCU Editorial | July 1, 2019

In 2018 the Government announced it would be piloting a Prize-Linked Savings Scheme for credit unions. Central Liverpool Credit Union is delighted to announce that it will be one of 15 credit unions piloting this initiative. We’ve long been aware of the contrast where people on limited incomes buy lottery tickets but don’t manage to…

Annual General Meeting

By CLCU Editorial | June 7, 2019

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WEDNESDAY 19TH JUNE 2019 AT 5.30PM If the weather is nice the Annual General Meeting will be held in our garden. If not we’ll hold in in the foyer at Head Office, 141 Park Street, Liverpool L8 6QF. All our members are invited to the AGM of Central Liverpool Credit…

A big thank you to our volunteers

By CLCU Editorial | June 4, 2019

Central Liverpool Credit Union wouldn’t function if it wasn’t for our hard-working volunteers. In fact, the Credit Union wouldn’t have got off the ground at all without unpaid help. Our founders spent hundreds – if not thousands – of hours planning, training, applying and setting up Central Liverpool Credit Union. Today our volunteers help us…

We are simplifying our loans

By CLCU Editorial | March 28, 2019

Later this week – and before launching online loan applications – we are simplifying our loan products. Member loans We want to reward savers with a reduced rate of interest. If you’ve been a member of the Credit Union for more than two years AND have more than £500 in savings you can apply for…