Christmas has officially
The Christmas lights in Newport city
centre were officially switched on last night by the Mayor, Councillor
Herbie Thomas, Mayoress, Jacqueline Mitchell, Leader of the
council,Councillor Bob Bright and Newport Gwent Dragons
players Tyler Morgan and Ashton Hewitt.
people came to the event and enjoyed entertainment from The Greater Gwent
Brass Ensemble, Gwent Music and Newport Rock Choir. There was also face
painting and Capital FM Street Stars entertained the crowds in the Project
Following the successful opening of Friars Walk
last weekend, the christmas lights have added to the positive buzz that is
being felt aournd the city centre.
Celebrate Christmas in
Newport and keep up with the latest service information too, including park
and ride and bin collections as well as other activities via www.newport.gov.uk/christmas.
Dogs looking for a loving
This is Fairy she is a Chihuahua cross. She came to Coronation
Kennels back in October she was handed in by her owners who felt that
because she was pregnant they could not meet her needs. A member of staff
has been fostering Fairy and her Imps and we have a home for mum and one of
the pups and in due course we will be looking for homes for the remaining
If you would like to give a loving home to
one of her pups or any of the other dogs in our care, contact Coronation
Kennels on 01633 656656 (Monday-Friday) or 01633 290902
closing date for Secondary applications is fast approaching, if you have
not already applied you can do so until 30 November 2015.
council's website (www.newport.gov.uk/schooladmissions)
to apply. Please make sure that you read the online
admissions guide before applying.
2016 Velothon date
The date for the 2016 Velothon has been confirmed as Sunday 22 May.
details of the 2016 route and road closures will be released in early 2016,
however it is likely to be similar to the spectacular 140km route in 2015.
Register your interest now to recieve a discounted entry rate
Network Rail Somerton Road bridge works –
from Monday 23 November it is anticipated that Somerton Road bridge will be
closed to pedestrians as well as vehicles while Network Rail carries out
work as part of the electrification of the Great Western rail route. Find
details of suggested alternative routes on
the council's website.
The council's website provides all the latest road works
scheduled for Newport so that residents can plan their journeys
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
On pages on the council's website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook
for all the latest updates.
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