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The Greek Orthodox Community of Milton Keynes: volunteering, parties and praise

Despina Beales, president of the Greek Community of Milton Keynes, explains how the community used loans from an ethical bank to help it become a bustling meeting point, enriching peoples' lives through parties and praise.
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​Would you bank with the most ethical bank in the world?

The results for the world's most ethical companies are in. . . The story of banking can change. And it starts with banks considering social and environmental values as core to their business.
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Boot manufacturer’s almshouses polished up for the future

Almshouses founded by a Pudsey boot and shoe manufacture in 1898 and untouched since the 1970s undergo a large-scale refurbishment. Plenty cause for a garden party.
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Europe’s largest indoor skate park secures its future

Corby-based Adrenaline Alley gets investment boost to buy its multi-site complex.
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​Charities and loans: a good match?

Carolyn Sims, head of banking at Charity Bank, provides answers to some popular questions on loan finance.
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Emmaus Village Carlton: a path out of homelessness

Emmaus communities in the UK support people to work their way out of homelessness, providing meaningful work and a stable home for as long as they need it. Frank McMahon, chairman of the trustees, tells us more about their work and their vision for the future.
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​A word on movements, ethical finance and the impact of values

Charity Bank's chief executive Patrick Crawford uses fair trade as an example of the change that's possible when we put our money where our values are.
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​Insight: social housing providers and Charity Bank loans

Innovative partnerships and income-generating subsidiaries are just a few of the ways social housing providers are tackling the housing crisis. Carolyn Sims, Charity Bank's head of banking, gives a quick look at Charity Bank's lending in the housing sector.
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City Life Church: a hub for social activity

City Life Church has always aimed to be the heart of the community, a place not only for worship and prayer, but a place where people of any background or faith can come and benefit from the facilities.