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Coventry BS 0345 665522 Postal 50 50 day P pounds 40,000 7.20 Year

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National Counties 01372 42211 90 Day Account 90 day pounds 20,000 7.10 Year


Barclays Bank 0345 773000 Fxed Rte Svgs Bd 1 year pounds 2,000 7.00 F Year

Chelsea BS 0800 272505 Fixed Rate Bond 1 year pounds 5,000 7.25 F Year

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Britannia BS 01538 392808 Capital Trust Postal pounds 2,000 5.84 Month

Northern Rock BS 0500 505000 Current Acc Gold Postal pounds 10,000 6.08 Month

pounds 25,000 6.31 Month

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Sun Banking 01438 744500 5 year pounds 8,400 8.00 F Year

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Hinckley & Rugby 0800 774499 5 year pounds 5,000 7.65 Year

Dunfermline BS 01383 627727 5 year pounds 3,000 7.50 Year


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Halifax BS 01422 333333 Asset Reserve Instant pounds 5,000 5.00 3 Mths

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Derbyshire IoM 01624 663432 Instant Access Instant pounds 25,000 6.65 Year

Newcastle GIB 00 350 76168 Nova 90 O'shore 90 day pounds 50,000 7.25 Year

Portman CI 01481 822747 Gold Bond Acc 3 year pounds 5,000 7.75 F Year


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pounds 500 5.75 Year

pounds 25,000 6.00 Year

INCOME BONDS 3 month pounds 2,000 6.50 Month

pounds 25,000 6.75 Month

CAPITAL BONDS Series I 5 year pounds 100 7.75 F Maturity

FIRST OPTION BONDS 12 month pounds 1,000 6.40 F Year

pounds 20,000 6.80 F Year


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NS Certificates (tax-free)

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8th INDEX-LINKED 5 year pounds 100 3.00+RPI Maturity

CHILDREN'S BOND Issue G 5 year pounds 25 7.85 F Maturity

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