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by Martin Phillp
Sat 04 Dec, 2021 20.44
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Very Official McDonalds (and other fast food outlets) Thread
Replies: 248
Views: 97768

Re: The Very Official McDonalds (and other fast food outlets) Thread

I noticed Wendy's in Croydon has opened and was busy for a typical pre-Christmas Saturday afternoon, but there wasn't a large queue outside the resturarant.
by Martin Phillp
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 23.31
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The TSB & Lloyds Bank relaunch news and information board
Replies: 198
Views: 89654

Re: The TSB & Lloyds Bank relaunch news and information board

70 TSB branches to close in 2022. The likes of Aylesbury and Tunbridge Wells losing their branches being in affluent areas show that those who can afford to do so are more likely to use internet banking. Customers will have the option of using the Post Office for basic banking or community pop-up c...
by Martin Phillp
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 23.27
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Live Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 631
Views: 79105

Re: TV Live Forum Watch News and Information Board

Sweetcorn is going to be hard work if he doesn't learn his lesson about forum etiquette.
by Martin Phillp
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 00.22
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The TSB & Lloyds Bank relaunch news and information board
Replies: 198
Views: 89654

Re: The TSB & Lloyds Bank relaunch news and information board

70 TSB branches to close in 2022. The likes of Aylesbury and Tunbridge Wells losing their branches being in affluent areas show that those who can afford to do so are more likely to use internet banking. Customers will have the option of using the Post Office for basic banking or community pop-up ce...
by Martin Phillp
Thu 25 Nov, 2021 22.44
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Public Transport in your particular part of the region
Replies: 431
Views: 149491

Re: Public Transport in your particular part of the region

The ORR rail station stats were released today. Some staggering figures were released where Covid really did change everything where some London interchange stations performed better this year than the main terminal stations. Stratford in East London was the most used rail station in the UK, followe...
by Martin Phillp
Tue 23 Nov, 2021 02.21
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Live Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 631
Views: 79105

Re: TV Live Forum Watch News and Information Board

Andrew Wood wrote: Tue 23 Nov, 2021 01.00 'Jaron Brass' returns. I wonder who it might be?
The unmentionable. He's already sad about Paul Dacre not getting the Ofcom job and had a pop at Brekkie for political comments.
by Martin Phillp
Mon 22 Nov, 2021 13.46
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Energy bills: How spanked will YOU get?
Replies: 33
Views: 3156

Re: Energy bills: How spanked will YOU get?

Bulb is in special administration. The business will still trade for now and anyone switching to them will have that completed.

https://bulb.co.uk/blog/bulb-special-administration
by Martin Phillp
Mon 22 Nov, 2021 12.32
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2386
Views: 908325

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

IKEA also updated their self-checkouts earlier this year, but the scanner guns are still as bad as ever.
by Martin Phillp
Mon 22 Nov, 2021 12.26
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread
Replies: 119
Views: 55316

Re: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread

It looks like most banks now offer contactless on their basic current accounts, but Metro Bank is the only one which doesn't offer Direct Debit alongside contactless. It's a major improvement for the poorest in society who can now access what everyone else has been able to access for the last few y...
by Martin Phillp
Sat 20 Nov, 2021 22.21
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread
Replies: 119
Views: 55316

Re: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread

It looks like most banks now offer contactless on their basic current accounts, but Metro Bank is the only one which doesn't offer Direct Debit alongside contactless. It's a major improvement for the poorest in society who can now access what everyone else has been able to access for the last few ye...