Only Bank in Roddickton-Bide Arm Closes

Scotiabank has shut down in Roddickton-Bide Arm.

The branch closed on October 8.

The impacts are already being felt, the nearest bank is in St. Anthony.

Local business is already feeling the impact, people will go to St. Anthony to do their banking and as a result, will also shop there and set up medical appointments there.

The bank was in the town for over 30 years.

Roddickton-Bide Arm has a population of 1191 as of 2016.