Plan to create Hampshire Community Bank

[BBC News Hampshire & Isle of Wight] A group of finance experts is to set up a community bank in the hope of reinvigorating Hampshire’s economy.

Working together as Local First, a community interest group, they intend to set up a locally-owned and run bank for the benefit of local people.

Eastleigh Borough Council has already said it would invest in the business, to be called Hampshire Community Bank.

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