Six simple ways to help your community

14 Jun 2017

Supporting your local community can bring a whole host of benefits. Lending a helping hand can help you to make new friends, learn new skills, advance your career and, most importantly, give something back to your local community.

Free dental care and prescriptions

06 Apr 2017

Some things in life are free, and fortunately when you're pregnant and during your baby's first year dental care and prescriptions are a couple of them.

50 things to do now you’re 50

04 Apr 2014

So you’ve reached the big milestone – you’ve turned 50. Now what? As well as taking stock of all of the sensible stuff like life insurance and retirement planning, turning 50 is the perfect  time to accomplish the things you’ve wanted to do for ages but never got round to.

Interview with Community Award winner Alison Brewster

31 Jan 2014

Customer Alison Brewster applied for our engage with your community awards and has successfully won up to £5,000 for Bramley Baths, a community run swimming pool in Leeds.

The benefits of going back to school in later life

20 Feb 2013

As children and teenagers, we’re constantly surrounded by opportunities to develop, train and further our education. We’d typically expect that these opportunities would die down as we get older. But we’re now living in a  world where education has taken a full U-turn.

Making new friends when you’re over 50

29 Jun 2012

Turning 50 can mark a new exciting chapter in your life. As family life starts to slow down you might want to discover new things but the big question is, how? We have put together a few suggestions on how you can pick up new hobbies and meet new friends along the way.