It is our Town

Stuff happens in our towns and cities. Quite often without any input from us. Things are done to us and that's no fun. This is changing because communities like those in the Borough of Kingston are reimagining their relationship with food, energy and money. For...

Business Member Benefits

Benefits of Business Membership:1 Attract more custom and loyalty from people and businesses2 Receive Kingston Pounds for whole amount of transactions, or alongside sterling payments (Kingston Pound is complementary currency, designed to...

Benefits of local money

Money is something that is most definitely ‘done to us’ and so we do not have much control over it. We are forever chasing it and when we get it, most of it is hoovered up by large multinationals (some are so big e.g. Hoover, their name describes the...

The big takeover

Its like the best military campaign ever. First you identify your prey, in this instance a local high street. You notice all the potential footfall that can attract away when you open your big box mega store just out of town. Footfall in the high street dwindles and a...