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Success Story – On Song

Success Story – On Song

Mezzo Soprano vocalist Rozanna Madylus is one of many post-graduate students that have benefited from one of the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity’s education loans, with the Leicestershire-born opera singer able to fulfil her potential through studying at the Royal Academy of Music.

Speaking to the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity about her experience, Rozanna reveals just how pivotal the loan from the Charity was in allowing her to focus on her studies, and acknowledges the part her sister played in informing her about the help available from STWLC.

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Over £100,000 Provided to Borrowers by Charity

Over £100,000 Provided to Borrowers by Charity

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity (STWLC) is delighted to announce that an incredible £111,000 was provided in interest-free business and education loans this month, to 22 people aged over 18 and under 35 from Leicestershire and Rutland.

Working to enhance Leicestershire’s economic climate, the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity provides loans to young people from the county, which are interest-free for a period of nine years, and repayable by equal monthly instalments after three.

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STWLC Announce Record Quarter

STWLC Announce Record Quarter

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity (STWLC) has announced an incredible record-breaking quarter, which saw the Charity provide over £170,000 in interest-free business and education loans to young people within Leicestershire and Rutland.

Following the Charity’s latest round of quarterly interviews with prospective borrowers, held in August, STWLC approved a grand total of £171,656 in loans to people aged between 18 and 35 in the region.

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Success Story – “This Loan has Benefited Me Massively”

Success Story – “This Loan has Benefited Me Massively”

In addition to providing loans to young people in Leicestershire wishing to start up a business venture, the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity also provides education loans of up to £6,000 to assist in post-graduate study.

One person to benefit from one of the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity’s education loans in recent years is Patrick Haines, who graduated with an MSc in Health Economics from the University of York…

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STWLC Supports Manufacturing and Technology Accolade at Think BIG Awards

STWLC Supports Manufacturing and Technology Accolade at Think BIG Awards

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity continued their support of budding Leicestershire-based entrepreneurs last week, attending Loughborough University’s Think BIG Awards; a celebration of student and graduate enterprise.

Taking place at Loughborough University on Wednesday 25th June, a sizable audience joined together to acknowledge a huge selection innovative projects developed by the university’s current students, alongside those that have recently graduated.

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity sponsored the Manufacturing and Technology Award, which was presented to Susan Shelley for her business, Noux; a high-end design house specialising in innovative pet products and accessories.

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Success Story – BJB Heading ‘Hire’

Success Story – BJB Heading ‘Hire’

Russ Conway set up BJB Hire Centre over ten years ago, having since seen the business grow sizably.

Based in Thurmaston, BJB Hire Centre provides tool and machine hire, whether it be for the home, garden, decorating or construction.

In setting up the business, Russ obtained a £10,000 start-up loan from the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity, and explains why the financial assistance provided was so important to the development of BJB Hire Centre…

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