Nominate a local charity to receive a hot air balloon flight for two


Deadline for nominations was Monday, 29th June. Each year we love being able to support the work of many local charities in our community by donating flights in our hot air balloon to help raise much needed funds to support the uplifting charity work being carried out on our doorstep. With the 2020 flying season still on hold, we're pleased to announce that we've extended the expiry date fo…

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Over To You - Time To Tell Us What You Really Think


*THE PRIZE DRAW IS NOW CLOSED* Congratulations to the three Members who won a Taste of Bath gift box - Elaine Griffiths, Ben. Hawkes and Anne Savage. We thought we would make the most of this time during lockdown to reflect on what we are doing right, and what could be improved. So we've teamed up with online review site, Smart Money People, to give our Members the chance to tell us what th…

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Financial education resources available for home schooling


The Building Society Association and Young Money, the financial education charity which is part of Young Enterprise, have launched a set of financial education materials for children, parents and carers to use while schools are closed during the coronavirus outbreak. The initial set of resources includes exercises for primary and secondary school pupils to help them learn about needs and wants…

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Important AGM Update


Since the AGM meeting information was shared with Members, we’ve been affected by the coronavirus outbreak. This is a fast-moving situation and we are closely following government guidance, focused on keeping our colleagues and Members safe. Our venue for the AGM 2020, the Apex Hotel, Bath, is currently closed.  With the health and safety of our Members and colleagues remaining our main priori…

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Bath Building Society Temporarily Caps Mortgages at 70% LTV


The Society has announced that all fixed rate and variable mortgages above 70% loan-to-value (LTV) have been temporarily withdrawn from sale. A restricted range of the Society’s niche mortgage products including Buy To Let, Buy For University, Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMO), Ex Pat Buy To Let as well as Standard Residential mortgages remain available with an LTV of 70%. The popular Retirem…

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