General Data Protection Regulations

Kingston Pound Data Privacy Policy About this Policy 1. This policy explains when and why we collect personal and business information about our user members, how we use it and how we keep it secure and your rights in relation to it. 2. We may collect, use and store...

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Salmon Magazine

Check out Salmon here http://bit.ly/2jNJ3sz The Salmon are no longer found in the Thames despite Kingston upon Thames having three Salmon fisheries as mentioned in the Doomsday book. The problem is that pollution and industrial activity has meant that the Salmon...

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In search of Money

Many studies have been published and many books written about money. Money is in the news in some form everyday so you would think we should have a better understanding about it and where it comes from. Most of us, however, have very little understanding about...

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Our relationship with Money

Our relationship with money today is radically different from what it used to be for our parents and grandparents. Did you know that today, only 8% of the worlds money is in the form of coins and notes. The rest is digital and exist in the form of zeros and ones in a...

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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...

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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 work alongside sterling, not...

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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 process). The...

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We’re one part of the future of Cities

Featuring in a major free exhibition this Summer Kingston Pound has been invited to participate in a a major free exhibition, The City Is Ours, at the Museum of London this Summer. The work that we are doing to support local businesses in our borough will be shown...

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2016 round up

Creating a resilient local economy in 2016 2016 was a great year for Kingston Pound with more business and users signing up. We can now reveal that since March 2015 more than £8,000 has been spent using Kingston Pounds. With just over £6,000 converted we can now...

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Partnering with Love Kingston

We're delighted to announce Love Kingston as our charity partner for 2017. Love Kingston will receive 1% from every K£ transaction. The more money spent using the local currency, the more that we can raise for this great local organisation. Why partner? Both Kingston...

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