Tag Archives: £5

Bank of England sticks with £5 note despite animal fat concerns

Last year it came to light that the new plastic fivers are actually made using tallow, a substance produced from animal fat. The news sparked an online petition calling for the Bank of England to stop using tallow in the … Continue reading

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The Sapphire Jubilee – a first in British Royal history

This year Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her Sapphire Jubilee – the first ever British monarch in history to do so. It is the first Sapphire Jubilee to be celebrated in British Royal history and as you can imagine … Continue reading

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Just 100 days left to spend your old £5 note

Time is running out to spend the old cotton paper £5  notes. In just 100 days, on the 5th May 2017,  the old £5 note will cease to be legal tender. This means you wont be able to use them … Continue reading

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