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The UK’s first ever ‘council solar bond’ has been launched today. offering people the chance to invest in Swindon’s new local community solar farm. The £4.8m initiative, which comes from Swindon Borough Council and peer-to-peer investment platform Abundance, will be funded by investments from both the council and UK-based small investors. The minimum stake is just £5, with an effective rate of return of six per cent from the project paid in cash twice yearly.