No free cash machines in Burslem town centre as banks close

Burslem town centre in Stoke-on-Trent has lost all its free cash machines after a number of major banks closed on the high street.

Twenty-four thousand residents are now forced to choose between paying 95p or driving a mile to the nearest one.

Nationwide, NatWest and Lloyds have all shut in the town in the last three years.

Consumer group Which? said 488 cash machines disappeared a month in the last six months of 2018.

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