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  1. This topic was closed on 03/08/19. If you have a problem which is similar to the issues raised in this topic, then please start a new thread and you will get help and support there. If you would like to post up some information which is relevant to this particular topic then please flag the issue up to the site team and the thread will be reopened. - Consumer Action Group
  2. ta donkeyb, i am (maybe niavely) thinking that they still have details on record and mistakenly printed off a statement and sent it out?? on the other hand i know full well how adament Link can be? i think i'll write them (not telling them my new address) and pointing out harrassment etc and forward a copy of letter to my local trading standards too, oh and i will tell them if any further letters are sent they will go straight to the OFT..
  3. well well well...guess who sent me a letter out of the blue today!!LOL my old pals at Link..its actually a 'statement of account' showing the balance at 340.00..so not demanding money..i was livid (if you read the whole thread to see i battled them and eventually they said they would close the file) i have since moved address but get mail given to me occasionally by the new owners who we know a little...anyway..i got mad, new computer, cant find any of my letters and had to come on here to recheck what had happened!!!..phoned them....cant get throug..heart racing..etc etc..then i though STUFF
  4. just an update, i phoned the surgery and asked nicely if i could speak to my DR or leave a message for him, i couldn't but after a chat they agreed they would chase up the long wait as i was getting quite worried. turns out the lab have done most of the autoantibody test apart from one, the lab said they couldn't test just one sample, so they have had to wait til they get enough requests to make a batch testing? so at least now i know why its been so long, bit strange, but i understand its probably the cost etc, and i'm grateful i'm not on my last legs waiting!!
  5. thanks for replying, i think i'll try and speak to my dr today just to check that all is ok etc
  6. on 10th april i have blood taken for testing (reason being swollen lymph nodes, all of them, and recurring sore throats and loss of voice over the past 6 months and fatigue) dr couldn;t say what he thought it was until blood had been tested, quite rightly etc, first lot of results came within a few days and were normal(for anemia/thyroid etc) second lot came a few days after that, they were normal too (for rheumatoid factor) and they said the rest is besing tested for autoantibodies and should be about 2 weeks, after 2 weeks they said it could take up to 3 weeks, i have been phoning every othe
  7. thanks for the link, surely this can;t be legal? so they drop the charge from £30 to £15, but add a daily charge of ranging from £6.00 to £20.00? so what is their explanation/purpose for the daily charge etc? it surely can;t be a fee to cover their costs etc, i would like to see how they are difining (sp) this charge?
  8. thanks for the links folks, i understand it much better now, and have learnt a new word "quinitllion", i am totally baffled as how lloyds think they are helping customers, its obvious (even to the permantly bewildered like me) that they are once again making a big fat profit with our o/d:rolleyes: even more so than before:rolleyes:
  9. i think i'm more angry then ever, is it me or does it look like they'll be making even more money from returned d/d, o/d etc:?
  10. firstly sorry if this is in the wrong place/already been posted (i'm rushing out the door) i phoned the banking services today and i heard a new thing on the automated list about new changes to their overdraft system, i ignored it and proceeded to hold for advisor, after doing me banking bits and bobs i asked her what these changes was, she then stated that Lloyds are the first bank to make changes to their overdraft system, and letters have been sent out and announcement will be made etc, i asked what the changes were, she said a different charge for O/D and returned D/D, ooh what were
  11. we've been away on holiday only for a week and we've noticed lloyds have put £750.00 into our joint account a few days ago, goodwill is noted next to it, we have been pursuing a claim for £1830.00 and after getting no response (whatsoever) we then passed it to the FOS, not only that but they have put £750.00 into my partners account too, which has had charges on it but we never got round to doing a claim for this yet? i'm a bit confused, we got home this morning there is a letter saying they're giving us £750.00 but thats about it, it wasn;t an offer as they just put it there without waiting f
  12. with all respect, it's cos we have no idea that we're commenting! some people (especially me!) can't quickly fully understand the long winded posts on websites/tv news etc, so we come here for a look around and sometimes get even more confused? CAG has always been a place to post your worries and fears and after a big announcement like this its' understandable thet'll be quite a bit of confusion etc:) ...is anybody elses head hurting???
  13. phew, just read every single post in this thread and i just feel like flippin crying (lodged my complaint with FOS end of may and all i've had is a letter saying they've received it/busy etc).............i particularly feel sad as there seems to be such gloom about this OFT/test case etc? no-body has actually simply asked, but here's the question; what are the chances of us getting our money back? there's been some great points made in previous posts, especially about them still being able to charge us! i guess we're all feeling unsettled, but there is a great power within CA
  14. well i had letter from FOS in June to say they were dealing with complaint, i was hoping it would be all sorted by the end of aug:confused: so realistically am i looking at waiting at least a year and half now before the 'decision'?
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