Newport Matters

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Recent editions of Newport Matters

HMS Severn returns, Royal British Legion to be given freedom of city, new bus services for the city, work starts on Devon Place bridge, Newport makes bid for City of Culture 2025, face-to-face contact centre appointments resume.

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Newport transport congratulated for dementia award, partnership working helping homeless people, work is progressing on Newport’s local development plan, community hubs employment support.

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Electric refuse collection vehicle launched, active travel funding confirmed for city, community hubs - providing easy access to services, new 20mph speed limits.

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Transporter Bridge transformation boosted by £8.75m grant, council sets budget, March 21 is census day, work starts on new active travel routes, helping young people to achieve their potential.

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Ambitious proposals for new leisure facilities, commission recommends major improvements for transport, electric vehicle charging points installed across Newport, neighbourhood hubs – there for you, have your say on budget proposals.

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Bee for brilliant news, keep Newport safe this winter, council reports progress on sustainable transport, Transporter Bridge submits funding bid, Christmas message – Leader and Mayor, Covid-19 – how homeless people were supported.

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Helping you visit Newport safely, new council chief executive announced, tackling illegal parking in Newport, give a dog a home, council sets out its strategic recovery aims in response to covid-19.

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A thank you to our city, support for businesses, helping children at a time of crisis, back garden biodiversity, preparations to reopen council services, new bus service launched in Newport.

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Newport City Council sets its budget for 2020-21, work begins to restore arcade, new mayor announced, green waste collections are back, Newport Commitment launched and more electric vehicle charging points for city. Download Newport Matters March 2020 (pdf)
New Leader for council, twenty reasons to foster a child in 2020, have your say on budget proposals, EU settlement status, Young people’s Promise and proposed new visitor centre for Newport Transporter Bridge. Download Newport Matters January 2020 (pdf)

Council Leader to become Life Peer, Christmas events, Armed Forces Gold Award for council, electric vehicle charging, Newport shoppers choose the city.

Download Newport Matters November 2019 (pdf)
CPE – 3,000 tickets issued, food festival promises fun for all ages, Belle Vue Park marks 125 years, Newport unveiled as donor city, helping hand for the homeless. Download Newport Matters September 2019 (pdf)
Ready for the Transplant Games to begin, hotels and homes bringing new direction for city, help for Armed Forces families, council now in charge of civil parking enforcement, applying for a nursery or school place in 2020. Download Newport Matters July 2019 (pdf)
Food Festival date, civil parking enforcement, new neighbourhood hub, Transplant Games, Transporter Bridge project  Download Newport Matters May 2019 (pdf)
City budget set, help us to recycle more, positive education inspection, park safe, Newport to welcome inspirational athletes. Download Newport Matters March 2019 (pdf)
Have your say on budget proposals, My Newport – services at your fingertips, civil parking enforcement, supporting independent businesses.  Download Newport Matters January 2019 (pdf)
Festive fun, parking enforcement, what’s new for digital Newport, Newport’s budget challenge. Download Newport Matters November 2018 (pdf)
Velodrome named in honour of Tour de France winner, exciting proposals for historic city building, getting ready for the Tiny Rebel Newport food and drink festival, council pledge to reduce use of plastic. Download Newport Matters September 2018 (pdf)
Help the Transporter Bridge, new Mayor and Mayoress, Welsh childcare offer,  Newport hosts opening stage of prestigious race. Download Newport Matters July 2018 (pdf)
Good news for two important city features, Velothon returns, new Mayor takes up office, electric cars join civic fleet. Download Newport Matters May 2018 (pdf)
Ambitious proposals for key city buildings, show your support for city events, council support for independent Newport businesses. Download Newport Matters March 2018 (pdf)
Events, funding sought for Transporter Bridge improvements, have your say on budget proposals, Newport school is first in Wales to become dementia friendly. Download Newport Matters January 2018 (pdf)
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