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Tigers join The Nottingham Building Society

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Leicester Tigers are delighted to announce a new partnership with The Nottingham Building Society, which will include a tag rugby programme for more than 2,000 children in the Tigers Family fanzone.As part of the relationship, Tigers and The Nottingham Building Society will be driving a programme which aims to deliver five weeks of tag rugby for Key Stage 2 pupils and will visit in primary schools around The Nottingham branches including Leicester city centre, Market Harborough, Groby, Melton Mowbray and the new Wigston branch which opens at the end of the year.   The Nottingham is an award-winning regional building society operating across the UK with branches throughout Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire and following the acquisition in January 2013 of estate agents Harrison Murray it also operates in Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.   David Marlow, Chief Executive of The Nottingham, feels the partnership with Tigers will further grow the profile and reach of the building society and its estate agencies.   He said: “Following a period of strong performance by the Society in difficult market conditions, we’re delighted to have extended our capabilities and locations to improve the range of great-value products and services on offer through the East Midlands.   “We’re really keen to make sure we’re a big part of the local community and we’re really pleased to team up with Leicester Tigers to help us achieve this.”   The Nottingham will become a partner of the Junior Tigers Club, which has more than 40,000 members, and they will be involved at Tigers in the Park, the club’s community event outside the stadium this Saturday, where they will be giving away goody bags and introducing their mascots, Robin Hood and Marian, to supporters.   As part of Tigers In The Park, which this year features five hours of events and attractions for supporters in the run-up to Saturday’s 3pm kick-off in the Kings of the North match between Tigers and Newcastle Falcons, the club’s community team will be delivering free tag rugby sessions with The Nottingham’s dedicated Rugby Development Officer.   Tigers chief executive Simon Cohen said: “We extend a very warm welcome to everyone at The Nottingham and we’re delighted to welcome another successful business to our list of partners. We are looking forward to developing our links with The Nottingham and its branches. Their link with the Tigers and especially the Junior Tigers Club will allow us to continue to develop our links with the community.”