Welcome to the latest news bulletin from Newport City Council
for 25 September to 2 October 2015
Admiral Newport Food
Festival - one week to go!
There's only one week until the
Admiral Newport Food Festival. There's lots in store in the city centre on
Saturday 3 October 2015 including chef demonstrations, over 70 stalls and
to find out more about the full line up and demonstration
Welsh Guards Freedom
On Thursday 1 October the Welsh Guards will be
marching in the city centre as the honorary Freedom of the City is granted
As part of this
honour and led by the Regimental Band, they will march through
the streets of Newport on ceremonial occasions “with drums beating,
bands playing, colours flying and bayonets fixed”.
At 11am on Thursday 1 October, the
Welsh Guards will begin to parade from the top of Cambrian Road (outside
Wetherspoons) to Bridge Street and then through High Street to the D-Day
ceremony will take place before the parade again moves off through High
Street and along Commercial Street to its junction with Charles Street.
This is a wonderful sight to see so come along to the
city centre and watch the ceremony.
Also, on the evening of 30 September, a special rugby match
will take place between Newport RFC and the Welsh Guards at 19:15 at Rodney
Parade. Tickets are £5 and are available from Rodney Parade ticket
plus information day
On Saturday 26 September, Newport Centre is
holding an information day for people aged fifty and over. The event will
host a number of stalls and information from organisations and services in
the Newport area on topics including health and wellbeing, finance, leisure
activities, plus much more.
The event is run in
partnership with Newport Senior Citizen's Forum. Entry is free and
doors open at 10am until 3pm.
Weekly roadworks report
website provides all the latest road works scheduled for Newport so that
residents can plan their journeys accordingly.
The weekly road works report can be viewed here.
What's on in Newport
To find out about other events and activities visit our
On pages on the website.
There are lots of things to see and do
in Newport over the next 7 days. Below are just a few of the events