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09. Economics in Verwood.
Building Societies.

There are 4 BANKS, Lloyds, Midland, National Westminster, and Barclays. Lloyds was the first bank to open in 1919, and is the only main branch. The others are sub-branches. Nine people work in Lloyds and there are 3000 accounts. They have 2 safes. There is a keyboard in Verwood to a computer in London. They are open from 9.30 a.m. until 3.30 p.m. but the staff work until 5 p.m. All sorts of people come to the bank who help people to start businesses. 

BUILDING SOCIETIES in Verwood are: Portman, Woolwich, Leicester, Halifax, Abbey Life and Nationwide.

10. Verwood clubs/associations

There are many clubs in Verwood and the following are some of them:- 

  1. Arts & Crafts, 

  2. Badminton, 

  3. Concert Brass, 

  4. Bowling, 

  5. Bridge, 

  6. Carnival, 

  7. Chamber of Trade, 

  8. Cricket, 

  9. Disabled, 

  10. Dog Training, 

  11. Dramatic, 

  12. Pantomime, 

  13. Evergreen, 

  14. Football & 

  15. Youth, 

  16. Flower, 

  17. Rangers, 

  18. Guides, 

  19. Brownies, 

  20. Trefoil, 

  21. Historical. 

  22. Horticultural, 

  23. NHR, 

  24. Townswomens Guild, 

  25. Wives, 

  26. Women's Institute, 

  27. WRVS, 

  28. Leisure Centre, 

  29. Memorial Hall, 

  30. Netball, 

  31. Parent Teacher/Hillside/C of E, 

  32. Play Groups, 

  33. Mother & Baby, 

  34. Baby Sitting Service, 

  35. Rambling, 

  36. Ratepayers, 

  37. Roller Skating, 

  38. Royal British Legion, 

  39. Cubs, 

  40. Scouts. 

  41. Venture Scouts. 

  42. Tennis, 

  43. Twinning, 

  44. Viewpoint, 

  45. Community, 

  46. Wine, 

  47. WRVS Luncheon Club. 

  48. Village Youth Group, 

  49. Methodist Youth Group, 

  50. St. Michael's Youth Group, 

  51. Darts. 

  52. Ladies and Men's groups attached to churches.


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