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Football Match Raises £1500 for Local Charities

17th July 2022

 Northampton colleagues from the UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, have helped raise £1500 for Cynthia Spencer and Niamh’s Next Step – charities providing special care to people suffering from terminal illness.


The funds were raised at a recent charity football match between Metro Bank and Travis Perkins which was held at Wellingborough Dog and Duck Stadium.

The teams were supported by Northampton Rugby stars, James Grayson and Oli Sleightholme who took to the pitch to help the charities.

Metro Bank Colleagues who participated were: Lewis Taylor, Oli Bailey, Mik Kaler, Joe Pyke, James Zimmer-Smith, Charlie Hansen, Kai Penn, Mickey Gore, Raman Dangol, Mike Colin, Alem Blushaj, Shivam Sharma, Shahrukh Shahbaz, Liam Robertson, Kashif Mulla and Jamie O’leary.

“As a community bank, we love to support local charities that will make a difference in the lives of Northampton residents,” says Lewis Taylor, Store Manager at Northampton Metro Bank. “We’re very thankful to everyone who took part and helped raise such a fantastic sum. It was a scorching hot day and I congratulate Team Metro for fighting tirelessly to come out on top. We look forward to hosting similar events in the future.”

Metro Bank’s Northampton store is located at 27-29 Abington St, Northampton NN1 2AN. The store is open Monday – Saturday: 8.30am - 6pm and Sunday: 11am - 5pm.