Communities are being stripped of their free access to cash at an “alarming” rate, with more than 1,000 ATMs having been converted to charge fees in March alone, according to Which?
A Westminster stunt has highlighted the growing cash deserts in rural Scotland, where people cannot access their money for free.
Two career criminals who blew up cash machines in a string of raids across the north-east have launched a bid to clear their names.
Thieves are operating a sting where they "harvest" money from cash machines, leaving users unsure if they have been fleeced or not.
Bungling raiders tried to steal a cash machine from a north-east petrol station - but ended up fleeing empty handed and leaving their getaway car and the ATM behind.