On April 23rd 1982, a Saver Group was launched with just 15 members and the first collection produced a total of £75 in share savings. We registered as Nelson Community Credit Union (NCCU) on August 31st in the same year.
On the 5th of
February 1991 at the Annual General Meeting held at the St. Georges Social centre1991 a Declaration of dividend was declared by the board of 6.75%.
122 members along with representatives from British leukaemia Research Association, Kirkholt Credit Union,
Farther Bernard Charnock, Burnley General, Burnley West and from St. George’s third world group.
Having enjoyed success after success, it was agreed that the benefits of NCCU should be available to the whole of Pendle, and in October 2005 NCCU
merged with Colne & District Credit Union to form Pendle Community Credit Union.
September 2012 saw us expand again as Pennine Community Cedit Union to cover Burnley. Now well over 5,400 adult members have collective savings of over £3.2 million,
and since its creation we have lent out over £21 million to local people! PCCU's assets now amount to more than £3 millioWe have three branches covering Burnley and Pendle. Our head office collection point is at 54 Manchester Road, Nelson. In Colne,
you can find us in Shackleton Hall (on Church Street), and our Burnley branch is now open within Calico Homes, Centenary Court, Croft Street, Burnley, (opposite the bus station).