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in support of Newport in Bloom’s sunflower projectLocal children have done a marvellous job of decorating windows with rainbows and then dinosaurs during the Covid restrictions. Earlier this year Newport in Bloom asked them (via Facebook and in the press) to sow sunflower seeds in their front gardens and in favourite spots that they have […]

Parts of the M54 between Telford and Wolverhampton will be shut on five consecutive weekends, beginning this weekend. The eastbound road between Junction 3 at Cosford and 2 at Coven Heath will be shut at night so Highways England can improve the concrete surface. To minimise disruption, especially for motorists travelling between Wales and the […]

Food banks have played a vital role as a social safety net during the coronavirus crisis, even more than usual, providing meals and essentials for those who find themselves suddenly in crisis. While the coronavirus lockdown is being eased, more businesses are returning to a sense of normality and more people are able to earn […]

Welcome to a new edition of Newport Innovation Park newsletter We continue to update you on the work in progress throughout the construction of Newport’s Innovation and Enterprise Package. In this edition, you can read about: infrastructure works progress, even throughout coronavirus pandemic; traffic management measures in place; utilities being installed; social distancing measures on site; marketing signage […]

A university rowing club has completed the mammoth task of virtually travelling more than 5,000 miles around Great Britain’s coastline roads in aid of NHS Charities Together. To cover the distance, a team of 30 past and present members of Harper Adams University’s rowing club have been running, walking, swimming, cycling, horse riding, and of […]

The Tibberton Village Shop has been operating on a doorstep delivery only basis since late March because of the coronavirus lockdown, but as restrictions are lifted the shop is now back in business. The shop in Tibberton, near Newport, is following the guidelines around social distancing, limited numbers in the shop and a screen at […]

What’s Happening On The Day This September, Newport is hosting its 6th Fabulous Food Frenzy Event. Whether it’s making food, selling food or simply tasting food, this is sure to be an event you’ll want to be a part of. The event takes places on Saturday 26th September 2020, 10am to 4- 4.30pm and features […]

From Telford and Wrekin Highways. A letter is going to all directly affected residents. “As part of the ongoing Highways and Infrastructure project, resurfacing works will be delivered at night on the Stafford Road/A518/A41 roundabout. Traffic lights will be in place on the A41 between Monday-Friday 7pm and 7am for up to two weeks whilst […]

The long-awaited reopening of Newport’s town centre shops as the lockdown is eased is a “must” according to the head of the town’s chamber of commerce. Many of the town’s shops have been reopening this week, after the government announced that ‘non-essential’ businesses could begin serving customers again from Monday. Patrick Beech is the chair […]

Newport’s Safer Neighbourhood Team of police have run a series of competitions encouraging youngsters to draw pieces of art with the message ‘stay home, save lives’. The competitions have seen a great uptake with the second, with a dinosaur theme, getting 250 entries. The latest was given a space theme and about 100 children joined […]

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