Leeanne Boulton
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Financial marketer, womens rights campaigner and regional takeover manager for Oxfam's Oxjam festival

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Oxjam Music Festival Boosted by Rise in Social Businesses

(0) Comments | Posted 27 October 2014 | (14:10)

I've been working with Oxjam Music Festival this year. Last weekend, UK wide volunteer teams' hard work culminated in Oxjam closing festival season in 60 towns and cities across the country. The Oxjam Glasgow Takeover featured four packed stages, a venue dedicated to showcasing up and coming youth musicians, the...

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Living Below the Line: Day Two

(0) Comments | Posted 1 July 2014 | (12:12)

Today is Day 2 of Living below the line. Yesterday's food came in at an astounding 61p, which I can't quite believe is possible.

Day 1 menu

B: Tea cake (from 15p reduced pack of 6) with jam: 5p
L: Two slice reduced bread and cheese: 7p
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Living Below the Line

(1) Comments | Posted 29 June 2014 | (21:36)

Myself and my regional team are joining thousands of people across the world by taking part in the Live Below the Line Challenge. For 5 days, we will be living on £1 a day for food and drink, with the aim of raising funds for Oxfam, to help improve the...

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Starting a Family? Start Saving Soon

(0) Comments | Posted 1 December 2011 | (23:00)

Whilst undoubtedly a bundle of joy, babies also require a bundle of cash. Common purchases before the arrival of a baby include a buggy, car seat and clothes which cost expectant parents an average of £2,700 before their child's first birthday. And to fund this extra expense, it should come...

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Fed up of high street banks? So are millions of others

(0) Comments | Posted 29 September 2011 | (12:55)

As complaints against high street banks increase, is it any surprise that consumers, increasingly frustrated with poor service, are looking elsewhere for competitive savings, loans and mortgages?

With the Financial Ombudsman Service reporting almost 150,000 new complaints in the first half of the year against UK banks, many Brits are...

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