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Welcome to Reading LETS

What is LETS?

LETS stands for Local Exchange Trading Scheme. It's a scheme that allows local people to exchange goods and services with one another without using money. It's possible there are about 300 LETS systems in the UK according to LETSlink though as they're all separate grass-roots organisations it's hard to tell, and some still use paper directories and have little on line presence.

This site explains the scheme that operates in Reading. It uses the CES on line trading system and has good links with the next door system in Bracknell.

Our currency is called Readies: As a rough guide, 10 Readies are equivalent to one hour's work.
Everyone's time is equally appreciated.

For more information, see our About LETS page

    or visit our FaceBook page (search for "reading lets")

To join Reading LETS, please see our Membership page







Latest News
  • May/June Meet & Greet

    Join Reading LETS for light refreshments at our "Meet and Greet"
    Saturday 2nd June 2018, 11:30am - 4pm 
    In the Christmas Room at Great Expectations, 33 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS, 
         
    Learn about LETS from current members in your community
    Join LETS for £5 
    Trade services and goods with other LETS members.


Community Group

Reading LETS is a not-for-profit community group