Free WiFi at venues in Newport city
Newport’s City Centre public wireless network is now
NewportCityConnect from Pinacl, will provide users with unlimited
24x7 free Wi-Fi access across key city centre locations including Upper
Dock St, Corn St, Skinner St, Riverfront Theatre, Train Station,
Information Station, Cambrian Road, Newport Market and the Bus
and residents can access NewportCityConnect from any wireless enabled
solution allows users to log in via social media or a simple registration
form. Seamless login has been enabled so once the initial log in has been
completed, users can get back online by simply opening up a browser when in
range of the network.
For further information visit our
2016/17 Budget consultation
Welsh Government’s announcement on Wednesday 9 December, it was
confirmed that Newport City Council would be facing a decrease in its
2016/17 local authority settlement of 0.7%, reducing the total figure to
Cabinet of Newport City Council is set to consider budget savings proposals
as it seeks to save almost £14.5 million in the next financial year,
contributing to projected savings of £35 million over the next four
years. Consultation with residents will be taking place over the
coming weeks, to seek views on the proposed savings.
website for more information on the 2016/17 budget.
Nursery School applications open today....
child is entitled to a free part-time nursery place in the term after their
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
For further information and to apply visit our
Disposing of your Christmas trees
Now that Christmas has been and gone, don’t forget that you
can take your real Christmas trees to the Household Waste Recycling Centre
Alternatively, you can keep it in your
garden or garden waste bin until the first garden waste collection in
March. For more information on what is recycled and when visit our
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
- Cartoons and comic strips- Tuesday 12 January
at 7pm in Newport Museum and Art Gallery- Tim Harries, Cartoonist and
creator of the South Wales Argus' 'Never Say Dai' comic strip, will talk
about his work as a cartoonist for some of the nation's leading
- Tax help for older people - Thursday 14
January at 9.30am - 4pm, Citizens Advice Bureau Corn Street,
Newport. Free tax advice for older people. Please call 0845 601
3321 to make an appointment.
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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