Bristol launches its own local currency

Press Association

Bristol launches the Bristol Pound, the city's own local currency.

Today sees the launch of the Bristol Pound, a local currency aimed at boosting the local economy in Bristol.

Bristol Pounds can be purchased at three venues: the Rummer Hotel, No.1 Harbourside and the Bristol Ferry Company. About £B125,000 is available in printed form from the outset.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%