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A warm welcome to Helen Thistlethwaite

We are thrilled to announce Helen Thistlethwaite has joined the Society as our new Business Development Officer Helen will be working in our Mortgages team and will have responsibility for existing key mortgage intermediary partners and developing new relationships with brokers across the UK. She has worked in financial services for over 30 years in […]

Bright Stars 2022

We are partnering Hayton Primary School in the 2022 Bright Stars programme that challenges primary school pupils to set up their own social enterprise businesses to ‘Make a Profit & Make a Difference’. The children, in year 3, will choose a cause or issue that matters to them, and develop business ideas that can bring […]

Going green!

As a Society, becoming more aware of our impact on the climate and what we can do to lessen that impact is a priority for us. We have started to review all of processes and procedures to understand how we can reduce the amount of paper we use and transfer to a ‘digital first’ approach […]

New Starters

Louise Watt – Technology Executive Rather than being a new starter, Louise has returned to work for the Society, having started her career with us back in 1988! Over the last few years, Louise has been working as Head of Professional Services with a financial services software company where she has gained extensive experience of […]

Celebrating Success

Lucy Hodgson, Finance Assistant Supported by the Society, Lucy embarked upon her studies in September 2020, through the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship scheme. She submitted a portfolio of work, and undertook the Advanced Diploma in Accounting – achieving distinction grades in both elements. Initially, Lucy attended Carlisle College once a week, but her studies changed to […]

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2022

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022 Notice is hereby given that The Annual General Meeting of the members of Penrith Building Society will be held on Wednesday 20 April 2022 at The Society’s Head Office, 7 King Street, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7AR at 6.00pm for the following purposes: 1. To receive the Auditor’s Report. Ordinary Resolutions 2. […]

Change of Chair at Penrith Building Society

Rob Cairns - Non-executive Director and Chairman, Penrith Building Society

After nearly nine years of serving on the Board of Penrith Building Society Rob Cairns retired as Chair on the 1st of November. Having begun as a trainee Manager at Abbey National Building Society in Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1975, Rob has spent his career serving the Building Society and mutual sector. After joining the […]

Eden Riding for the Disabled

Following a long break due to Covid-19 Eden Riding for the Disabled have re-started their sessions with riders of all ages attending from a number of local schools along with the Edington Day Centre. Facilities are supplied by Rookin House Equestrian Centre and the sessions are managed by the RDA volunteers, with a variety of […]