Good Reasons to borrow from Benarty and Lochgelly Credit Union


Providing loans to Members is one of the main functions of Benarty and Lochgelly Credit Union. We encourage you to manage your money carefully by structuring loans around your needs and your ability to repay. There are no hidden charges or fees.



Regular savings is a good idea and is recommended by Benarty and Lochgelly Credit Union. You might like to save for holidays, Christmas, Education or simply to put something by for that ‘Rainy Day’. There is an annual dividend on savings.


Death Benefits

Benarty and Lochgelly Credit Union also offers death benefits on loans and savings at no extra costs. There is no need to worry about what happens to the balance of your loan in the event of your death and savings may be increased too!



Credit Union's assets are very strong, AGM told

BENARTY and Lochgelly Credit Union's assets have been rising on a steady basis over the past year, the organisation's annual general meeting was told. The Benarty Credit Union base in Ballingry.The Benarty Centre meeting was told that it had been another steady year for the Credit Union and the membership stood last September at 1838 with share holdings totaling £1, 304,148 and loans at £598,100.76. The well attended gathering heard that assets had been rising on a steady basis and Christmas Club savings were £18,716, with members finding this greatly helpful on the build-up to Christmas when extra finance was required.
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Credit union goes from strength to strength

THE Benarty and Lochgelly Credit Union is going from strength to strength, the annual general meeting of the organisation heard. The community credit union was the first of its type in Fife and it has continued to grow with tremendous public support loaning millions of pounds to residents in the area. Treasurer Donna McEwan reported to the meeting, held in the new community centre, that the membership had increased to 1877, which included 180 pupils from Benarty and St Kenneth's Primary Schools, who contribute weekly and the organisation presently had two part-time paid staff in Elaine Green and Dean Mackie.
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