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Five pounds may not always seem like a lot of money.
Nearly two thousand of the old fivers go through the wash every year, and although it’s annoying, it probably won’t feel like you’ve lost a fortune.
Once the new polymer five pound note went into circulation on 13th September, it didn’t take long for the #FirstFiver to appear on Twitter.
A Stoke-on-Trent secondary school has sent thousands of pounds worth of life-saving aid to Sierra Leone to help fight the Ebola crisis.
St Joseph’s College, in Trent Vale, has pulled together donations from students, staff, families and the local community to provide food and medical equipment, along with Ebola kits, to West Africa.