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BEF (Business & Enterprise Finance Ltd)

Support for businesses in York and North East during COVID-19 pandemic following £7.5m funding from ethical business bank, Unity Trust Bank A multi-million pound funding package from ethical business bank, Unity Trust Bank is enabling a not-for-profit social enterprise to support more than 150 businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Business & Enterprise Finance Ltd, trading… Continue Reading

Windmill

Unity Trust Bank provides £1.5m social housing funding for Lytham St Annes housing project A SOCIAL housing complex in Lancashire is to be refurbished following a £1.5 million funding package from Unity Trust Bank. Windmill (MG) Ltd owns 20 bungalows in Melton Grove, Lytham St Annes which provide tailor-made homes for adults with learning difficulties,… Continue Reading

Manchester-based care provider unveils new residential home following a seven-figure loan from Unity Trust Bank

Following a seven-figure loan provided by Unity Trust Bank, the Knoll Care Partnership has recently opened the doors to its new purpose-built residential care home, Bowfell House, a £5million state-of-the-art care home for elderly individuals and those with dementia. With a loan of £3.4million from Unity Trust Bank – the commercial bank with a social… Continue Reading

Empower Housing Association Limited

Empower Housing Association is an independent, not for profit organisation, specialising in providing homes for people with disabilities. They understand the complexity of independent living with support and fully involve their customers in the decision making process to enable choice. Using a £198,000 loan from Unity Trust Bank, Empower Housing Association was able to purchase… Continue Reading

Riverside Estates

Riverside Estates is a Warrington based letting agent dedicated to making a positive impact on their local community. They provide people on low incomes with a means to move on with their lives, preventing homelessness. Using a £140,000 loan from Unity Trust Bank, Riverside Estates has partnered with the YMCA on a brand new re-housing… Continue Reading

Heritage Trust for the North West

A £1.5m refinance package helped Heritage Trust for the North West continue to protect and conserve many of the key cultural heritage sites in Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cumbria. The Trust has saved many well-loved local heritage sites from demolition and disrepair, such as Lytham Hall, Pendle Heritage Centre and Higherford Mill, which now… Continue Reading

Reflections Wigan CIC

Dementia support centre Reflections Wigan CIC was forced to look for a new base following notice from its landlord. Reflections runs a day care centre for 23 service users, providing social activities to improve quality of life for those with dementia and to give a well-earned break to the loved ones often caring for them. Activities include cricket,… Continue Reading

Home-Start Knowsley

Home-Start Knowsley offers support to local families and parents in Knowsley who are facing difficulties and have at least one child under the age of 11. They work with the support of several volunteers offering support, friendship and practical help to avoid further stress in the home, thus preventing family crisis. A loan of £80,000… Continue Reading

Care Housing Association

A £336,500 loan from Unity helped Care Housing Association to purchase a number of new properties to add to its portfolio, which will provide dedicated and specialised housing for people with learning disabilities. Care Housing Association provides supported living properties across the North West and helps its residents to live as independently as possible.

Redeemed Christian Church of God – The Precious Peoples Parish (RCCG PPP)

RCCG Precious Peoples Parish is a faith organisation within an international network of Churches maintaining presence in over 160 countries. RCCG PPP, like the global body, spreads its values of everyone being equal and one family throughout the community to establish a sense of belonging. A loan of £287,000 from Unity helped to expand the… Continue Reading


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Heritage Trust for the North West
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Reflections Wigan CIC
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Home-Start Knowsley
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Redeemed Christian Church of God – The Precious Peoples Parish (RCCG PPP)
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