‘I became a member because..’ WINNER!

We had some amazing responses to our June Competition and we're touched by so many of your stories! It was really great to hear why you all became members of DCB, and we're truly grateful to have received such honest and lovely comments, along with some fab photographs to show us who you were and your families. It was an incredibly hard decision to pick a winner, and the whole team spent a lon...

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Become a member this July!

  July could be your lucky month! This month, we're offering all new members who join DCB the chance to win a family pass to Gulliers Kingdom, Matlock (2 adults, 2 children). All you need to do it join.. it's that simple! *You must live or work in Derbyshire to become a member   Competition closes 31st July 5pm Winner will be announced shortly afterwards. Date of the...

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Amber Valley Loans Surgery

We'll be at Amber Valley CVS every month!   We'll be holding a Loans Surgery the last Friday of every month at Amber Valley CVS 11am - 1pm! You can pop down to discuss your loan application with us, ask any queries you have regarding your application or just find out some general advice! Make you check our social media for extra dates and make a note in your diary! See you there ...

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Welcome to the team!

We are happy to welcome Sam, our new Community Development Officer, to the Derbyshire Community Bank team! Sam's role will be vital in engaging and working with our partners and stakeholder organisations to support the expansion of Derbyshire Community Bank across Derbyshire Dales. She will be actively engaging with communities, building links with local community groups and helping raise public...

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£10 Million worth of loans!

We did it! We hit the £10 million worth of loans! After keeping track of our figures each month and a close eye on the growing amount of our total loans, we finally reached £10 million worth of loans in operation. To congratulate and thank the lucky member who helped tip us over the £10 million mark, Sara, our CEO, visited Pete, who has been a member of Derbyshire Community Bank for a ...

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Dear Member, Notice of Annual General Meeting 2017 The 2017 Annual General Meeting of Derbyshire Community Bank (trading name for Erewash Credit Union) will take place at Derby Cathedral, Derby on Tuesday 21st February at 6.00 pm. AGENDA Minutes of the previous AGM read and approved Chair Report Treasurer’s Report Auditor’s Report Declaration and recommendation of ...

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Community Development Officer

Work for us - Community Development Officer We are pleased to announce that we are seeking an outstanding individual to join our team as a Community Development Officer. The main purpose of the job is to engage and work with partners and stakeholder organisations to support the expansion of Derbyshire Community Bank across Derbyshire Dales. This means you will actively engage with communities...

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Long Eaton Branch

Long Eaton Branch Subject to consultation EMH Homes are closing their premises in Long Eaton to the public on Friday 16th September. Sadly this means our Long Eaton branch, which resides within the EMH Homes building will close on Tuesday 23rd August following our last day of operation at this venue. The branch only operates one day a week on a Tuesday due to the low footfall which is ...

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History of Erewash Credit Union

History of Erewash Credit Union by Howard Forster, Director of the Board and founder member A group of volunteers based around the Ilkeston SureStart Centres had been working for about 18 months to get a Credit Union started in Erewash. I had been invited to join and ultimately chair this group. At the start of 2006 were in a position to apply to the Financial Services Authority (FSA)...

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Important Changes to FSCS

Changes to FSCS be noted Changed to FSCS: From 1 January 2016 the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) deposit protection limit is changing from £85,000 to £75,000 PLEASE NOTE: We have a statutory duty to advise you of the changes to FSCS, however, it does not affect your deposits with Derbyshire Community Bank as we have an upper limit for all savings of £15,000.  However you...

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