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5 May 2015

Our "Everything-you-could-ever-want-to-know-about-the-Exeter-Pound" Podcast.


A couple of weeks I took the short train ride to Exeter to meet Ian, Melanie, Adam, Martin and Gill, the group working hard to make the Exeter Pound a reality. With their launch set for September 1st I wanted to find out how’s it going.  How did the idea come about? How did it step up to become a reality?  

Did you know that a successful launch of the Exeter Pound is Exeter City Council’s second highest economic priority? Or what links a group of black gospel singers who toured England in the early 1800s, the Rugby World Cup and the Exeter Pound £15 note?  Or the role New Economics Foundation’s ‘Clone Town Britain’ study had in inspiring the Pound?  All is revealed in our “everything-you-could-ever-want-to-know-about-the-Exeter-Pound” podcast.  

Here is the £5 note: 


… and here’s the special limited edition £15 note …


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