The Bristol Pound is overjoyed to be partnering with Sunrise Festival in bringing the regional currency to the field.
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.
Over £100,000 has been deposited in Bristol Pound accounts! The 5% bonus has now reached the £5,000 limit on total payments, so it is no longer being applied to deposits to Bristol Pound accounts.
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.
An important TXT2PAY announcement.
Interested in paying for your energy bills in Bristol Pounds?
The Bristol Credit Union has just announced that there is over £B140,000 (140,000 Bristol Pounds) circulating around Bristol! Around half of that figure is balances held in electronic accounts ready to be circulated through the text-to-pay system or online transfers.