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The Newcastle Building Society community – Connected Communities, currently operates an incentive initiative for community members.  Below you will find full details of the current incentives that are active on the community.  The Promoter is Newcastle Building Society of 1 Cobalt Park Way, Wallsend NE28 9EJ.  The incentive scheme is subject to constant review, there may be different incentive schemes from time to time.  As and when any changes are made this page will be updated accordingly and you will be informed of any changes to incentives via email and on the community.  The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend or amend the incentives in its absolute discretion as it sees fit.  The decision of the promoter regarding any aspect of the incentives is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.

Monthly contribution incentive

All members that have contributed to the community within the month by commenting, responding to polls or participating in discussions will be automatically entered into a free prize draw at the end of each month.  Entrants must be UK residents (excluding Northern Ireland) and aged 18 years or over; employees of Newcastle Building Society and their close relatives are not eligible to enter. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this prize draw.  Costs to enter this prize draw via the internet may vary, please check with your service provider for current charges.  Points are earned for each contribution to the community. Each point earned within a given month will be equivalent to one entry into the prize draw. Please note, this does not include any points earned via agrees/disagrees.  By entering the prize draw you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.  The promoter bears no responsibility of any kind for contributions not received for whatever reason.  The promoter bears no responsibility of any kind for the content of contributions made by members of the community.

Each month, there will be three prizes available - £30, £20 and £10 Love2Shop voucher. Vouchers can then be spent at various High Street stores.

There are no alternative prizes and the prizes will not be substituted for cash or anything else.  The promoter reserves the right to replace the prizes with alternative prizes of equal value if circumstances beyond the promoter’s control make it necessary to do so.



The usernames of the 10 members with the most points for contributions to the community are displayed on the community leaderboard. By contributing to the community, you consent to your username being displayed on the community leaderboard.

Winners are chosen by the Explain community moderator using random number generator software from all entries correctly submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions with a witness present from Explain.

Winners are announced by the end of the second week of the following month, e.g., a member who has won the prize draw for activity in January, will be announced in February.

Winners will receive a notification email from Explain Market Research Limited to their email address on or before the end of the second week of the month. The winning users will be asked to confirm the email address for receipt of the Love2Shop voucher.

The winner will have until the 29th of the same month to respond to the Explain Market Research Limited notification email. If a user does not respond to the notification email within this timeframe the prize will be re-administered.

This prize draw is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Love 2 Shop High Street Vouchers.

The prize draw and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.