A union last night claimed plans by the north’s airport operator to shut air traffic control (ATC) towers will put up to 60 jobs and vital transport links at risk.
Bank customers will be able to walk up to a high street cash machine and apply for a loan or have a video chat with a mortgage adviser under a bold five-year vision set out by the world’s largest maker of ATMs.
Consumers and community groups have made more than 100 requests for free-to-use ATMs in their area directly from operator Link in the month following the launch of a new fund.
The Scottish Government has been challenged over the lack of rural bank branches amid reports criminals are targeting businesses which have to store their own cash.
Residents of a Sutherland village have been left facing a 100-plus mile drive to the nearest 24-hour cash machine after the last local one closed.
Business leaders have welcomed a partial climbdown on plans which were expected to lead to the closure of hundreds of cash machines in Scotland.
A new map has revealed the remote cash machines that will be protected from closure – but triggered “grave” concerns about the future of fragile communities last night.