CCBS

AcronymDefinition
CCBSCompletion of Calls to Busy Subscribers
CCBSClimate, Community and Biodiversity Standard
CCBSCustomer Care and Billing System
CCBSCommittee on Capacity Building in Science
CCBSCall Completion on Busy Subscriber
CCBSCapitol City Bird Society
CCBSCentre for Clinical Brain Sciences (UK)
CCBSClear Channel Broadcasting Service
CCBSClose Cover Before Striking (matchbook covers)
CCBSCenter for Chinese Business Studies (Hong Kong)
CCBSCenter for Civilian Biodefense Studies (Johns Hopkins University; Maryland)
CCBSCisco Catalyst Blade Switch (software)
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CCBS spokesman Derek French said: "It is time this Government came off the fence and showed a real interest in what is happening to communities.
One bank that's continued closing branches this year is Barclays which, according to CCBS, has axed 18 outlets.
Birds at CCBS appeared to nest away from areas commonly inundated, perhaps to prevent flooding of nests during heavy rains.
A membership drive was held during the first two weeks of classes and CCBS lab coats were also sold.
News of the latest contract win for CCBS follows a year in which it invested PS1m in warehousing and production facilities.
The CCBS is calling for an end to closures by getting banks to share the cost of services.
The CCBS, which wants banks to restore branch services including the power to make local lending decisions, said that 2,213 branches have closed since the Millennium and 7,388, or 43% of all branches, since 1990.
The CCBS has suggested banks research ways to maintain a presence in communities which have lost all their banks.
The CCBS claims the Government has given banks the "green light" by focusing too much on bonuses and business lending.
Closures could also have a negative impact on the environment if customers are forced to travel further to do their banking, the CCBS warned.
The CCBS criticised this stance and said it showed the banks were unwilling 'to try profitable solutions, able to help sustain communities and generate shareholder value'.
Banks are closing smaller branches and concentrating customers in fewer and bigger branches, reported the CCBS.