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The blankets, created by Newport Rotary Lite and friends, help dementia patients at Princess Royal Hospital recognise where they are and help their care. Newport Rotary Lite knitter Liz Chesters said: “Princess Royal Hospital contacted us and asked for help with their blankets for patients with dementia. What they asked us to do was knit […]

The organisers of Newport Show have announced that, due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s show cannot go ahead. It was originally planned to take place at Chetwynd Deer Park in July. Show president John Gough said: “Although the recent news about the pandemic is much more positive, there remains many fundamental uncertainties, particularly for […]

Wednesday evening at 11 pm Newport Fire Station was broken into by youths in a VW estate, possibly silver in colour. Panels at the entrance to the fire station were smashed and the door was damaged. Anyone with information should call West Mercia Police on 101 or Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service fire control on […]

Many pubs will find it difficult to reopen under stringent Covid rules post-lockdown, one landlord predicted. The plan for getting out of lockdown is England has at least provided some clarity to landlords hoping for a successful summer of drinking. Darren Wood of the New Inn in Newport spoke after Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled […]

Hello everybody. Despite the lock down status of the country at present the work of the Village Hall continues. I am taking this opportunity to let you know our current plans. Due to our continued need for better resources within the hall we have plans to develop the kitchen to make it larger to accommodate […]

Townspeople are encouraged to snap scenic shots of their hometown to be in with a chance of having their photos featured on a 2022 calendar. A statement said: “Newport Town Council are on a mission to ensure that our High Street returns to the vibrant place it was prior to Covid-19’s intervention, and that it […]

It has taken rather a long time but Telford and Wrekin Council are now going out to tender for the tarmacking of the canal towpath from Fishers Lock right up to the top and in to Norbroom Park. The funding has come from the Development on Forton Road. A number of councillors have been pressing […]

Fines were issued to residents in Newport breaking lockdown restrictions by having a “sleepover”. Police said they handed out three fixed penalty notices to the individuals on Sunday morning. A spokesperson from Newport SNT said: “PCSO Liston has completed some early morning wakeup calls and handed out three Covid tickets to individuals who figured it […]

Our new regular drop-off day will be Thursday! If you need help you can message us on Facebook any time or email newportfoodbank@gmail.com Foodbank is free and we are here to help all in the local area who are struggling. Drop us a message if you need help. You can also call 01952 811734 on […]

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