2000 Peter Der President of Wa Credit Union and chairperson of the Ghanaian national association of Credit Unions visits the Credit Union-thanks to a Millennium Award grant and the members
of Lodge Lane’s generous donations towards his fares. Victoria O’Connor makes a reciprocal visit to Wa with Christian staff and a Granada film crew. Assets reach ¼ million-mainly members savings.
2002 the Credit Union changes to CU-BIS our first windows based system-and a laser printer.
2003 Brainy members win the Royal Ruffley memorial Trophy at the
Mersey Chapter International Credit Union Day quiz.
2005 The 1500th Member joins in June
2006 DWP award Growth Fund contract in July and the first full time
employee is appointed, Thea, in September. Assets reach ½ million.
2007 Again the Rory Ruffley Memorial Trophy comes to Lodge lane again –thanks to the vast general knowledge of some of our younger volunteers.
2008 Decembers sees the 2000th member. The second year running the Rory Ruffley memorial trophy is won. With the help of Growth fund assets reach 3/4million. 81 Lodge Lane is refurbished with help
from Growth fund Liverpool Housing Trust and Riverside Housing Association. The new computer system gives the potential to accept members benefits and tax credits and to offer ATM and payment cards. Community artist Amanda Earley completed the Capital of Culture
project from a design compiled by Members
2009 Lodge Lane Credit Union wins ”Making Difference” Award recognising the contribution to the Lodge Lane Renewal Area and is the overall Champion Award for Making
a Difference across the city. The credit Union becomes 20 years old.
2004 The Credit Union buys the Freehold of 81 Lodge Lane from the Children’s Society.