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Spalding grandma Margaret Lound’s one hundred pounds




Happy Margaret Lound (right) popped into The Nottingham's Spalding branch to receive her prize from customer services consultant Kelly Cross.
Happy Margaret Lound (right) popped into The Nottingham's Spalding branch to receive her prize from customer services consultant Kelly Cross.

Spalding grandma Margaret Lound popped into the town’s new branch of The Nottingham to see how her savings were doing – and came out £100 richer!

The 78-year-old former Norwich and Peterborough Building Society customer made the journey to check out her investment bond after hearing that The Nottingham had taken over the premises.

A fan of face-to-face, branch-based advice, Mrs Lound coincidentally happened to turn up on the day staff were holding a ‘branch warming’ event to celebrate being in Spalding.

She took part in a no obligation £100 prize draw and less than 24 hours later received a call to say that her name had come out of the hat and she had won the money.

Mrs Lound said: “When I heard that the Norwich and Peterborough was closing I wasn’t too happy and I said to my son that I really didn’t want to have to travel all the way to Boston to visit a branch and see people face-to-face.

“So I was delighted to hear that The Nottingham were taking over and even more pleased when I popped into the branch and saw they had retained two of the staff, who are really lovely.

“To hear I had won the £100 was a nice surprise. I’ve only ever won very small prizes on raffles in the past. I joked to my son that I will probably now be receiving begging letters!”

The Spalding branch of The Nottingham can be found on Sheep Market. For more contact details, or information about other locations or products and services, visit www.thenottingham.com.



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