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WEBCAST: The Bristol Pound and How to Create a Local Currency

December 30, 2013 by David Thorpe

Money printed for your city.

The Bristol Pound is an alternative currency designed to keep money within the local economy that's the most successful one of its kind in the world. It's possible to do just about everything using it. Manager Ciaran Mundy discusses the secrets of its success and gives tips on how to set one up.[read more]

Local Currencies: Love the Local Loot

November 20, 2013 by Glenn Vowles

Love Local

Local currencies, such as the Bristol Pound, are increasingly widespread and successful. You can pay your local council tax in Bristol Pounds, buy goods and services from over 600 local businesses that accept them, pay using paper pounds or via text or online.[read more]

Local Currency: Happy Birthday Bristol Pound [VIDEO]

September 20, 2013 by Paul Rainger

Bristol Pound

This Thursday is the first birthday of Bristol’s local money. It already feels like the Bristol Pound has been in our wallets forever. But no, it was only 12 months ago the city’s local currency launched in a blizzard of international media coverage around the globe.[read more]