Newport's Garden of Remembrance, in
Clarence Place, was opened in the presence of the Mayor, Councillor
Herbie Thomas, on Monday, 2 November. This took place ahead of the annual
service and parade to the Cenotaph which takes place on Remembrance Sunday on 8 November.
The parade will
assemble in High Street at 10.30am before marching to the Cenotaph in
The Bishop of Monmouth, the Right Reverend Richard Pain,
will lead the service assisted by the Mayor's Chaplain, Reverend Canon
It will begin just before 11am and will include the Last
Post as well as the laying of wreaths.
Newport Pipe and Drums band will lead the parade with
Newport Brass Band and City of Newport Male Choir also
Read more on the council's website.
Friars Walk opening - less than a week to go!
It's less than a week to go until Newport’s
brand new retail and leisure complex, Friars
Walk, will open.
On 12 November top names will be
opening their doors in the city centre including Debenhams, Next, Topshop,
Marks and Spencer, River Island, Mothercare, Nando's, TGI Friday’s,
Wagamama, Las Iguanas, Frankie and Benny's and Cineworld plus many more.
more about this exciting new chapter in the city.
Rent Smart Wales
New registration and licensing
requirements for landlords under the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 come into
effect from 23 November 2015.
From this date,
if you rent out accommodation in Newport, or anywhere in Wales, private
landlords are required to register and private landlords or their agents
will need to obtain a licence from Rent
Further information can be found on the council's
Alzheimer's Society Memory
Every Tuesday from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Malpas Court, the
Alzheimer's Society runs a Memory Cafe.
This is fun group runs
activities, holds raffles and games, invites guest speakers and gives you a
chance to meet new friends.An assessment from the Alzheimer's Society is
required before you can join the group, please contact (01633) 665110 for
more information.There is a cost of £3.50 - £4.00 for lunch,
tea and coffee.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone (01633) 235650 and ask to speak with a community
Find more information other community connectors work
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 viewed here.
is lots to see and do over the coming week in Newport
Plus lots more. Visit the What's
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for all the latest updates.
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