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Local currency 'promotes economy'

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The pound's recent steep decline has prompted some financiers to talk of a crisis of confidence in the currency. But is there any alternative? Today reporter Jack Izzard visits the town of Lewes in East Sussex where locally-produced banknotes have become part of everyday life.

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