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08 March 2017

The BBC and Curve Media are looking for people to take part in a new TV programme.
We are working closely with the BBC and Curve Media on a new uplifting television series that highlights the important work carried out by credit unions.
The programme will follow our work in helping people like you find loans that have enriched or changed your lives. If you have taken out a loan with us in the past and wish to share your positive experiences, the BBC would be delighted to hear from you.Perhaps you took out a loan to fund essential home improvements, to pay for a much needed holiday, an unexpected repair bill, or paying off other high cost loans. Or maybe your reasons were altogether more personal. Whatever your motivation, they would like to hear your story. To take part call the Curve Media team on 07391 218169. Do not worry about the cost , they will call you right back. Or if you prefer, you can speak to us here and we can put you in touch.

AGM 2017

03 January 2017

This years AGM will be held in Liskeard Public Rooms on Tuesday 7th February at 7pm. We would like to invite all members to attend.
The address is:
Public Hall, 3-5 West Street, Liskeard PL14 6BW

Increase to joining and annual fee

10 October 2016

As of the 1st October 2016 both the KCU annual fee and joining fee will be increased to £2.00.

This decision was made at the Annual General Meeting on the 9th February 2016. Please see the minutes of the meeting below for further information.

AGM minutes

18 April 2016

For the minutes of the 2016 AGM (for year ending 30/09/2015) please click on the link below.


06 April 2016

As of 1st May 2016 the following transactions will be subject to a £1.50 charge :

- withdrawal cheques written to a third party (ie.not the member themselves)

- withdrawals via BACS to a third party account (ie. not in the name of the member)

Accounts year ending 30th September 2016

13 January 2016

Please click on the link to view the accounts.

Liskeard Service point relocation

01 July 2015

KCU are pleased to announce the opening of the newest KCU service point which is at Barclays Bank, The Parade, Liskeard.

New Service Point opening in Bugle

09 March 2015

Bugle service point will be opening on Friday 13th March 2015. This will start at 2pm until 3.30pm. We look forward to seeing you there.
(Please see Service point section for address and usual times etc)

New SafeNet Loans launched for non members

21 October 2014

A SafeNet Loan is a quick and easy short-term loan to help tide you over until your next payday or beyond. It is designed to be highly competitive with loans from commercial payday lenders, providing an economic, simple and practical alternative with flexible terms to suit your circumstances.

Bishop Tim and Revd Steve Wild visit the Kernow Credit Union in Redruth

13 October 2014

Click on the link below to see the article in the West Briton.

Kernow Credit Union is 10 years old!

10 February 2014

On the 10th of February 2004 KCU's predecessor Kerrier & the Fal Credit Union was authorised by the FSA. When Cornwall Council became a Unitary Authority, K&FCU changed its name and "common bond" to Kernow Credit Union covering everywhere west of the Tamar and the Isles of Scilly.

Welfare Reform Bill

15 April 2013

The Government has unveiled its Welfare Reform Bill which may mean many of our members finding themselves financially worse off.
Please contact us on telephone no. 01209 / 314449 (10am - 3.30pm weekdays) if you genuinely find yourself struggling to meet the repayments terms of your loan agreement.
We will gladly discuss the arrears position with you and if possible try to re-negotiate the terms of your loan. Kernow Credit Union will always endeavour to provide appropriate support to members but can only help if you contact us. We are only a phone call away!