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It seems to be working well in Bristol where it was launched in September 2012:
Everybody is talking about the Bristol Pound, here's some of our latest news. You can also see what else we are up to by visiting our blog.
In an exciting new development for community currencies and community energy, Bristol Energy Coop has become the first Energy Coop to join the Bristol Pound scheme, enabling Bristol people to buy community green energy shares using their own local currency.
The Spark and Bristol Pound C.I.C are pleased to present the first printed Bristol Pound Directory. With over 600 locally-owned businesses listed, you'll never struggle to find a place to spend your £Bs again! Copies are now available for collection from businesses all over Bristol.
Bristol City Council is celebrating the first birthday of the Bristol Pound with the announcement that it will soon accept Council Tax and other service payments in the city’s local currency.
From 16th September 2013 the main bus provider for Bristol, First Bus, will accept payment of fares in printed Bristol Pounds ‘on the bus’. Account holders will also be able to pay for season tickets using TXT2PAY.
Minister for Civil Society spends some Bristol Pounds (£B's) at Watershed while praising Bristol for its passion and "ambitious vision for the future" and Mayor George Ferguson buys an electric bike from Atmosphere Electric Bikes using £B's to help him with his duties across the city.
Bristol City Council support for the £B grows as new ‘City Director’ accepts £5000 of wage in local currency
Newly appointed Bristol City Director, Nicola Yates, who will act as professional head of staff, will be accepting £5000 of her wage in Bristol Pounds.
On Friday 15th March, three Bristol MPs - Charlotte Leslie, Kerry McCarthy and Stephen Williams – visited Bristol Credit Union to open their Bristol Pound accounts. Each MP has committed to spending a minimum of £B50 per month from their own Parliamentary salaries and with their £B accounts they will be able to spend it by texting from their mobile phones.
Interested in paying for your energy bills in Bristol Pounds?
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