With a fair amount of fanfare, many stalls, some pole dancing and musical acts in the Glass Arcade at St Nicholas Market, the Bristol pound officially launched on Wednesday, 19 September. 

The complementary currency is a not-for-profit partnership between Bristol Pound Community Interest Company (CIC) and Bristol Credit Union. The money is guaranteed by the credit union and backed by the city council and traders.

Director Ciaran Mundy is one member of a team which has voluntarily...


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