The Bank of England is releasing 440 million new £5 notes and, for the first time, they'll be made of polymer.http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/Pages/home.aspx
The new, plastic material is said to be cleaner and more resilient to being crumpled and spilled on.
There is a new portrait on the back featuring Winston Churchill, who was prime minister during World War Two.
These will be available from Tuesday 13th September 2016 from selected Banks and ATM`s around the country. Happy Hunting