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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 is equivalent to one hour's work.
Everyone's time is equally appreciated.

For more information, see our About LETS page

To join Reading LETS, please see our Membership page

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  • next Monthly Social

    Join Reading LETS for light refreshments
    on Saturday 29th April 11:30am - 4pm
    At Great Expectations Hotel 33 London Street
    in the Christmas room 1st right as you come in
    Learn what LETS is all about from current members in your community.
    Trading between LETS members.

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