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Cllr Morgan speaks at Credit Union AGM

Knowsley Leader joins Metro Mayor at opening of local Credit Union

by Comms Team

This week Knowsley Council leader, Cllr Graham Morgan, joined Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and High Sheriff of Merseyside, Lesley Martin Wright at the AGM, and re-opening of the Huyton branch of Enterprise Credit Union.

Enterprise Credit Union is a not-for-profit organisation that provides quality inclusive savings, loans, and relevant products for their members throughout their lives.

They joined Enterprise Credit Union’s Board and staff for there 34th AGM where Steve Rotherham spoke about the impact of the Credit Union in the community, financial inclusion and how the wider credit union sector plays a key role in supporting the most vulnerable through the cost-of-living crisis.

While there, the Metro Mayor also unveiled a plaque marking the official re-opening of the Hall Lane branch, which was first opened in 2000.

Cllr Graham Morgan said: “We know it’s an extremely challenging time for our residents and sadly we find ourselves here because of insufficient Government support. However, we have bolstered our Knowsley Better Together Hardship Fund to ensure residents have the support they need.

“I was delighted to join Steve and Lesley at the AGM this week where we were able to discuss the importance of Credit Unions, particularly for our more vulnerable members of our communities.”

Chair of the Board, Tony Denny said: “This AGM marks our first in-person meeting in over three years, after switching to solely virtual during the pandemic. It’s a great opportunity to unveil our upgraded Hall Lane branch, and what we see as our vision of the credit union of the future.”

What is Enterprise Credit Union?
Enterprise Credit Union provide savings and low-cost loans facilities, encouraging savings and lending. It the largest community credit union in Merseyside and serves more than 23,000 members with assets of over £39 million.

How do I contact them?
You can contact them online or call them on 0151 482 0177.

Where else can I find financial help?

The extra cost of food and essentials and the rising domestic energy prices are adding significant pressures to household budgets for many people in Knowsley.

But there is help and support available – here you can see an extensive list of what options are available to you.