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No credit crunch for Barnsley

The proposed merger of two Yorkshire Building Societies won't mean a credit crunch for Barnsely.

 

The Barnsley Building Society Band have been re-assured by their sponsors that the proposed merger with the Yorkshire Building Society will have no effect on their sponsorship arrangements.

End to rumours

Andy Fake told 4BR: "This should put an end to the various rumours which have abounded recently, ranging from the band's imminent demise to us becoming the new "official" YBS Band!"

This should put an end to the various rumours which have abounded recently, ranging from the band's imminent demise to us becoming the new 'official' YBS Band!BBS Band

High esteem

Andy added: "The Barnsley Building Society brand is one which is held in high esteem in the community and the merged group intends to keep the brand's name and much of its structure intact.

"We are proud to be associated with the Barnsley Building Society brand and look forward to continuing our relationship well into the future."

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