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The Run on the Rock

Ten years ago, scores of people queued outside Northern Rock branches around the country to withdraw their savings

It followed news that the company had asked the Bank of England for an emergency loan.

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Northern Rock: Part 3 of our special report

It wasn't just savers and shareholders who were affected by the collapse of Northern Rock - every year some of the bank's profits had been given to charities.

They say the Northern Rock Foundation's closure means it is sorely missed at a time when funding is at an all time low.

Jonny Blair reports on how the community chest ran out:

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