Bristol Pound News

February 21, 2020

Bristol’s Best Gift Shops

Bristol’s Best Gift Shops With Bristol’s proud identity and vibrant community of artists, it’s unsurprising that the city is full of unique gift shops. Whether you’re […]
February 12, 2020

Behind the Business #5 – Comera Group

We’re meeting the businesses in Bristol Pound’s network who are making the most of our Premium Business Services. We want to hear the stories about their business, […]
February 4, 2020

Bristol’s Best Breakfasts

Bristol’s Best Breakfasts Bristol is well known for its eclectic range of independent restaurants and cafés. There’s no shortage of great places to pick up an […]
January 31, 2020

January Business Breakfast – Discussing what’s next for Bristol Pound

Bristol Pound Business & Individual Members were welcomed to The Waterfront Meeting Rooms on a grey Thursday morning to connect and to talk about the future […]
January 24, 2020

Supplier of the Week #4 – The Community Farm

Supplier of the Week – Where we celebrate the independent businesses of the Bristol Pound community. Our featured supplier this week is The Community Farm, a […]
January 22, 2020

Behind the Business #4 – OK Talk Counselling

We’re meeting the businesses in Bristol Pound’s network who are making the most of our Premium Business Services. We want to hear the stories about their […]
January 17, 2020

Why the Bristol Pound has to change.

It’s decision time for the future of the Bristol Pound.   Bristol Pound has developed an international reputation as a leading local currency over the last […]
December 24, 2019

Supplier of the Week #3 – Nutcessity

Supplier of the Week – Where we celebrate the independent wholesale businesses of the Bristol Pound community. For this week’s featured supplier we have Nutcessity, a […]
December 4, 2019

Supplier of the Week #2 – Hugo’s Greengrocer

Supplier of the Week – where we celebrate the independent wholesale businesses of the Bristol Pound community. For our second Supplier of the Week we have […]
November 27, 2019

£B Board Elections. Individual representative nominee statements

Every two years, individual members of Bristol Pound have an opportunity to elect a representative to the board. Thank you to everyone who voted and helped […]
November 27, 2019
Bristol Pound Behind the Business #2 Baba Ganoush Kitchen

Behind the Business #3 – Baba Ganoush

  We’re travelling across the city to meet the businesses in Bristol Pound’s network who are making the most of our Premium Business Services. We want […]
November 27, 2019

Supplier of the Week #1 – Little Roar Cakes

Introducing our new series, Supplier of the Week, where we celebrate the independent wholesale businesses of the Bristol Pound community. Our first featured supplier is Little […]
November 25, 2019

Me and My Bristol Pounds #1 – Veronica Pollard

Without people like you supporting a fairer and more sustainable local economy by spending £B at independent stores, there would be no local currency. We love […]
November 22, 2019

Behind the Business #2 – Champion Law

  We’re travelling across the city to meet the businesses in Bristol Pound’s network who are making the most of our Premium Business Services. We want […]
November 22, 2019
Made in Bristol Gift Fair

Bristol Pound showcase at Made in Bristol Gift Fair 7th & 8th December

November 6, 2019

Call for Directors

Bristol Pound CIC is at an exciting and crucial stage in its development.   Launched in 2012, £B grew quickly to become the largest local currency […]
October 18, 2019
Jana Hanowell Bristol Pound

Jana’s Volunteering Story

October 4, 2019

Cool Currencies – Atom (Astro Boy) Currency

Complementary currencies are not a new idea. Dating back to the 1800s, local currencies have been making a meaningful difference to communities across the globe, such […]
October 2, 2019

7 years of Bristol’s local currency

A big thank you to everyone who came to the Bristol Pound 7th birthday event and made it such a success. Photographs | Ibi Fehér   […]
September 20, 2019

7 ways to be a Bristol Pound hero: a birthday message from Ben

My name is Ben Heald and I’m the chair of Bristol Pound.  I’m writing to you on the 7th anniversary of the launch of the currency […]
September 20, 2019

Behind the Business #1 – Zero Green

  We’re travelling across the city to meet the businesses in Bristol Pound’s network who are making the most of our Premium Business Services. We want […]
September 6, 2019

Eating the Earth – Food Miles

Recent UoB economics graduate and Bristol Pound Volunteer Darius Ghadiali explores the complexity of food miles.  If we want to reduce our environmental and social impacts, […]
August 28, 2019
Nick Plant

Introducing Bishopston’s First Community Champion

I’m delighted to have been appointed recently as a Community Champion for Bristol Pound. I am here to help increase awareness of the power and relevance […]
August 15, 2019

Banks, Trust and Cryptocurrencies

Do local Cryptocurrencies work? After the launch of the Libracoin, Facebook’s new digital currency, many financially-minded and digital-savvy individuals have predicted that the coin’s initial mixed […]