Bristol has become the first city in the UK to launch its own local currency.
The idea behind the Bristol pound is to keep money circulating within the local economy.
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Children and adults alike took to their boards todays for Newquay's annual charity paddle race, in memory of toddler Joe Way.
One or two showers on the way, although not too heavy. Breaks of sunny spells but cloud developing through the afternoon.
Much cooler conditions over the next few days with cloud cover and potential showers. Temperatures mild, highs in the region of 21 degrees.