All the latest from Newport City
Council 3 - 7 August
Newport Food Festival to celebrate
fifth birthday with new sponsor Admiral
The Newport Food Festival will celebrate its
Known as the Admiral Newport Food Festival,
fifth birthday this year and has had an early present with the news
that Admiral will be the official sponsor of this
event on Saturday 3
October will have a distinctively Newport flavour.
For all the latest
updates follow @Newportfoodfest
on Twitter or like Newport
Food Festival on FaceBook.
and secure – home improvement loans
The Welsh Government has made funding available to local councils
to help private owners tackle disrepair in their homes. Newport City
Council’s Safe, Warm and Secure scheme can offer interest-free loans
to eligible owners whose properties are in poor condition and who are not
easily able to access other sources of finance.
out more and to apply visit our website
Admission to nursery
Your child is
entitled to a free part-time nursery place in the term after their third
This place can be in a community (council) nursery school/class or in
a (private) non-maintained setting, which may be a
playgroup or a private day nursery.
community nursery schools and classes is offered for a half-day session,
either morning or afternoon, 5 days per week. Schools prefer children attending the nursery to take up all the
sessions available to them, if you would prefer your child not to attend 5
sessions each week you may wish to look for a place at a non-maintained
setting that can offer more flexible arrangements.
further information on admission deadlines and how to apply please visit
Newport Medieval Ship open day - Saturday 8
If you're looking
for things to do this summer then come along to the ship's new
home at unit 20 Estuary Road, Queensway Meadows, and discover more about
this marvellous project!
continuing and more stories have been unearthed. Find out about where the
ship came from, what it was carrying, how large it was and how it ended up
10.30am - 4.30pm
more information visit our website
Active Travel Survey
In September 2014, the Welsh Government
introduced the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 which makes it a legal
requirement for local authorities in Wales to map and plan suitable routes for active travel.
Local authorities have to produce Existing Route Maps (ERM) to be
submitted to the Welsh Government by 22 January 2016.
complete the questionnaire on our website so that the existing
route map can be updated