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Pre-paid debit card now available!

Members of Swan Credit Union can now request a Visa debit card, which can be used in shops or to withdraw money from cash machines. The card will be pre-loaded with your savings or loan proceeds, so you can use the money in your account directly. Please note that here is no overdraft facility on these cards.
Find out more about the card here

Board elections

At our recent AGM 3 new members were elected onto the Board, Andrew Lightbown, Jeremy Quin and Alan Kent.

At the subsequent board meeting Sara Turnbull was voted as Chair, Stephen Townsend became Vice Chair and Janice Miles is Company Secretary and Philip Turnbull Treasurer.

Find out more about our directors here

Milton Keynes Emergency Loans

Don’t forget that members or potential members who live in Milton Keynes and who are in need are eligible to apply for an urgent loan of up to £600 at a subsidised interest rate of 1.5% per month (19.6% APR).
Those who are eligible will not need to have been a member for the usual 3 months and can apply for the loan right away.
For more information please contact Milton Keynes Council’s Local Welfare Provision team.

Tel: 01908 253040 or email


Aylesbury Vale Community Bank launch

Aylesbury Vale Community Bank officially launched on 28th March with John Bercow MP in attendance.
Aylesbury Vale Community Bank is the local trading name in the area for Swan and members will enjoy the same services.

The launch event was attended by Councillors, Town and Parish councils, churches and other community organisations, as well as MP John Bercow.
Aylesbury Vale Community Bank provides locally-owned banking solutions for people across the whole of Aylesbury Vale and members can expect competitive borrowing rates and access to their accounts 24/7, as well as access to telephone support and a drop in service at Aylesbury Library.
Find out more here

Did you know?

We have recently launched a payroll saving scheme to allow Buckinghamshire County Council employees to save directly from their pay. This new scheme complements existing payroll deduction schemes for Milton Keynes Council staff and for staff of Aylesbury Vale District Council. All members who join via the payroll scheme are eligible to apply for immediate loans of up to £2,000 and do not have to wait the usual 3 months before applying.

Find out more by calling 03030 300 147.


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