Shoppers in Bury have been trying out the new plastic £5 note.
The new fiver will go into circulation in September with a first print-run of 440 million notes.
There are plans to introduce more plastic notes including a new plastic £10 note featuring Jane Austen next summer and a plastic £20 note by 2020.
Granada Reports correspondent Adam McClean has been to see what they think:
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Throughout the often acrimonious campaign, there were dire warnings from both Leave and Remain over the economy and jobs.
Broadly speaking, big companies backed staying in Europe with smaller firms in favour of coming out.
So what do north west businesses make of the vote to leave? correspondent Amy Welch has been finding out:
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A punter from Manchester won £100,000 after placing £20 on the Leicester at the beginning of the season.
William Hill’s media relations director Graham Sharpe announced the news on his Twitter account @sharpeangle.
The message, posted last night, read:
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