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Bristol Pound CIC
Bristol, Avon, England
The Bristol Pound is the UK’s first city wide local currency, the first to have electronic accounts managed by a regulated financial institution, and the first that can be used to pay some local taxes...
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The Brixton Pound
London, United Kingdom
Complementary currency scheme supporting local independent businesses and encouraging local trade and production. Launched in 2009...
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Favabank
Egham, United Kingdom
Favabank is a neighbour-to-neighbour bartering and skill-share platform offering a complementary currency to facilitate exchanges...
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Bristol Pound CIC

Description

The Bristol Pound is the UK’s first city wide local currency, the first to have electronic accounts managed by a regulated financial institution, and the first that can be used to pay some local taxes.

The Bristol Pound is run as a partnership between the Bristol Pound Community Interest Company and Bristol Credit Union. It is a not-for-profit social enterprise.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 117 929 8642
Email: info@bristolpound.org
Web: www.bristolpound.org

Location

Room 103, The Corn Exchange,
Corn Street,
Bristol BS1 1JQ
United Kingdom

Key Words

alternative, currencies, sustainable, development, sustainability, economics, credit union, Bristol Pound, local, currency, money

Memberships & Accreditations

A part of The Bristol Credit Union
Member and creator of The Guild of Independent Currencies

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 21 January, 2015 - 13:04
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 21 January, 2015 - 13:04

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Favabank

Description

Favabank is a neighbour-to-neighbour bartering and skill-share platform offering a complementary currency to facilitate exchanges.

Favabank encourages the sharing of skills, time, spaces, resources and everyday items to create a culture of giving and re-using within our local communities. Transactions take place using a mutual credit based currency, called a Fava, and users can build their bartering reputations via their trading history, user feedbacks, and being 'vouched for' via their connections.

Favabank provides lists of peoples offers and wants, along with the social tools to help people connect with one another and to discover each another's skills, talents and resources in the process.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 7753 409 901
Email: hello@favabank.co.uk
Web: www.favabank.co.uk

Location

48 Strode Street,
Egham, Surrey TW20 9BX
United Kingdom

Key Words

barter, bartering, favabank, complementary, currency, currencies, LETS, sharing, community

Creation Date: 
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012 - 17:23

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The Brixton Pound

Description

Complementary currency scheme supporting local independent businesses and encouraging local trade and production. Launched in 2009, the currency exist in paper notes (B£1, B£5, B£10, B£20) as well as electronic format, via our new Pay by Text service, enabling customers and businesses to pay for good and services by a simple text message.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 7525 806 470
Email: brixtonpound@gmail.com
Web: www.brixtonpound.org

Location

Brixton Pound Community Interest Company,
Flat 7, Kingsdown Point, 136 Palace Road,
London SW2 3JZ
United Kingdom
Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 7 December, 2011 - 09:26

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