Newport Community Cloud
As part of the Superconnected Cities
project 54 buildings across Newport, which are regularly accessed by the
general public, now have free WiFi funded by Department of Culture, Media
WiFi network is called Newport Community Cloud and the service is free for
both the venue and the general public for a period of three years, you can
find the buildings with WiFi here.
Chance Meetings -
support for young adults with disabilities
Chance Meetings are held every
Thursday from 6pm to 9pm at Iscoed Tefarn in Underwood.
This is a social group aimed at young adults with a
disability or a special need who are aged 18 years and over.
These meetings give the chance to socialise, make new friends and
try new activities. Just go along and say hello!
October half term
There's lots to do in
Newport over the half term this October. From activites in the libraries
and museum and art gallery to sports and leisure activites with Newport
Find out more at www.newport.gov.uk/holidayfun.
Newport pupils help fill Friars
Walk time capsule
A time capsule buried in the new Friars Walk retail and
leisure scheme will give future generations a glimpse of life in
Newport. Schools in the city contributed items for the time capsule
which is due to be opened in 50 years.
The time capsule was the idea of Councillor Majid Rahman and
he also attended the ceremony which took place on Wednesday 21 October
Schools were invited to submit items and their contributions
included DVDs of school concerts, memory sticks containing their work,
school ties, letters to "people in the future", photographs of the city
centre and the Newport Monopoly game.
There were also photographs from when Newport hosted the Nato
summit in 2014. President Barack Obama visited Mount Pleasant Primary
School and pupils from city schools were guests at a summit event in the
Celtic Manor attended by Mr Obama, Prince Charles and the Prime
You can read more about this on the
council's 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
is lots to see and do over the coming week in Newport.
Visit the What's On pages on the council's
website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest
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