“It’s not just about economics, it’s about the community.” Is a local currency really the answer to the ever-declining high street?

Kingston has recently joined the country’s greats, Brixton and Bristol, with its implementation of a local pound as a means to benefit the local area. But why do local councils opt for this shift? And will it really benefit the local community in the long-run? “Not a replacement currency” Andrew Connolly, 55, co-founder of the…