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Compass Plus – Happy Birthday to the ATM!

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Back in 1967, the world’s first ATM was opened to the public. The machine was set up at Barclays bank branch in North London. From that point in time, people no longer had to rely on bank branches – which often closed early – to access their money. It’s inventor John Shepherd-Barron, who passed in 2010, said the idea was inspired by a chocolate bar dispenser.

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